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2016 OENA State Council - 4th Annual Awards Banquet

  • Marriott at University of Dayton 1414 South Patterson Boulevard Dayton, OH, 45409 United States (map)

Please join the Ohio Emergency Nurses Association (OENA) in attendance at the 2016 State Council Annual Awards Banquet and Educational Program. Current topics of interest will be presented and a celebration of the achievements of Ohio  nurses will occur. An OENA Nurse Manager, Nurse Educator, Lifetime Achievement Award and Rising Star Award will be awarded at the Awards Luncheon following the Educational presentations.

Enjoy a day of learning, discussion, recognition and networking.

Browse Our Tables

Basket Raffles
Chances 1 for $1 or 6 for $5

ENA Merchandise
Stop by and check out the wonderful ENA
Merchandise for purchase.

ENA Membership Table    
Thinking about an ENA membership? Time for renewal?
Stop by the membership table for more information.

Vendor Tables
Interact with the latest vendors working with Emergency professionals to make a best practice changes in patient care.

Poster Session Area    
Browse our local Ohio ENA nurses to view current research and projects in Emergency Departments


Ohio ENA State Council Nurse Educator of the Year Award

This award recognizes a nurse who has made significant contributions to the education of colleagues, EMS personnel, nursing students, patients, families, and/or the community through formal or informal courses, publication of articles, or the development of an emergency nursing program or curriculum. 

Ohio ENA State Council Nurse Manager/Director of the Year Award

This award honors a nurse in an emergency nursing management role who has consistently demonstrated excellence in the profession of emergency nursing and has made significant contributions. This nurse is a professional and leader in change management in which positive results are achieved in patient care, patient outcomes and an improved work environment for the staff he/she supervises. 

Ohio ENA State Council Rising Star Award

This award recognizes a new ENA member (membership less than 5 years) who has made a significant contribution to ENA as exhibited by promotion of ENA as the professional organization for emergency nurses at the local, state or national level.

Ohio ENA State Council Lifetime Achievement Award

This award honors a nurse whose career achievements reflect dedicated service, accomplishments and/or contributions to Ohio ENA State Council that have value to Ohio ENA State Council and emergency nursing beyond the recipient's lifetime


900 - 915
Continental Breakfast
915 - 925
OhioENA President Welcome
Gordon Gillespie, PhD
925 - 1020
I Don't Give A... Compassion Fatigue
Joan Somes
1020 - 1030
Break/Poster & Vendor Viewing
1030 - 1125
Going to Pot
Jacob Gibson
1125 - 1225
Just Breath
Amy Rettig
1225 - 1320
Children with Special Needs
Frank Giampetro
1320 - 1330
Break/Poster & Vendor Viewing
1330 - 1500
National ENA Update
Joan Somes Luncheon & Awards Presentation

Gordon Gillespie, PhD

CE have been applied for through ENA
For questions:  Please contact: OENAGALA2016@GMAIL.COM

Fee Information

Program Fee $45 All Registrants
(Dinner Friday Eventing, Continental Breakfast & Lunch Saturday Included)

Hotel Information

Special hotel arrangements are available through Marriott at University of Dayton for $109+applicable tax.

Contact: 937-223-1000

Mention you are attending the OENA Conference


Please RSVP by April 18, 2016
Download the registration form here.

Earlier Event: March 2
Nurses Day at the Statehouse
Later Event: May 10
ENA Day on the Hill