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Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS) Hits the Conference Circuit By Becca Stickney The Emergency Neurological Life Support this certification program to at least three additional conferences (ENLS) course is debuting live at several this year, including: national conferences in 2016. Most recently, ENLS faculty brought the course to the • American Association of Neuroscience Nurses on April 9 in Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) New Orleans Annual Congress in Orlando, Florida. More than 50 participants attended the first live • American Association of Critical Care Nurses National course and attendees were buzzing with Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition on May 15 in positive feedback about the experience. New Orleans “I thought the ENLS course was fantastic,” said Frank M. • American Society of Health System Pharmacists Midyear O’Connell, MD, FACP, FCCP, Atlanticare Regional Medical Center. Clinical Meeting on December 4 in Las Vegas “The course covers a broad range of material and is extremely clinically oriented. The faculty was great. In addition, they In addition to bringing ENLS to conferences around the U.S., the gave the current consensus about protocols of care for patients NCS staff and volunteers will also be spreading the word about and were able to highlight areas of controversy and/or ongoing the benefits of NCS membership, educational products, and research. This course has tremendous value.” opportunities for professional collaboration in exhibit booths at many of these events. This positive feedback comes on the heels of the live ENLS course presented in conjunction with the American Academy of If you plan to attend any of these conferences, we encourage Emergency Medicine’s 22ndAnnual Scientific Assembly held in Las you to volunteer at the NCS booth, stop by to meet other NCS Vegas, Nevada in early February. members, and take advantage of the opportunity to get ENLS certified at these preconference sessions. As these live ENLS courses gain momentum, the NCS will bring NCS members Neeraj Badjatia, Romer Geocadin, Chitra Sivasankar, Ed Manno, and Becca Stickney promoting the live ENLS course at the NCS booth at the Annual Congress of the Society of Critical Care Medicine in February. 10


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