Four Honored with Journal of Emergency Nursing Awards

ENA’s official peer-reviewed journal rewards outstanding authors and reviewers

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., July 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Association of Emergency Nurses on Wednesday recognized the recipients of the annual award Journal of Emergency Nursing Awards that include Critic of the Year and Author of the Year. JEN is ENA’s peer-reviewed journal that features original research and updates from the field of emergency nursing, while also covering practice and professional issues. Nearly 50,000 ENA members receive the magazine.

“The JEN The Author and Critic of the Year awards represent more than just industry knowledge,” says JEN Acting Editor-in-Chief Gordon Gillespie, PhD, DNP, RN, CEN, CNE, CPEN, PHCNS-BC, FAEN, FAAN. “These individuals have made significant contributions to the emergency nursing community by being innovative, unwavering and committed while working to advance the profession.”

The 2022 JEN The authors of the year are Amber AdamsDNP, RN, CEN and Melissa ThompsonAPRN, FNP-C, both Texasfor their article: “Cesarean Scar Ectopic Pregnancy: A Case Report”, published in the September 2021 problem of JEN. This award recognizes studies that present content relevant to current emergency nursing practice, demonstrate original thinking and excellence in writing, and stimulate, inspire and sustain reader interest.

The 2022 JEN The Reviewer of the Year award recognizes the work of one or more individual reviewers who exemplify reliability, timeliness, subject knowledge, and provide thorough and constructive feedback to authors consistently. Two people received this honor this year and they are Paul ClarkPhD, RN, MA, de Kentuckyand Peter Huggard JP, EdD, MEd, MPH, from New Zealand.

“The Journal would not be the premier publication it is today without the many committed authors and reviewers. The time and knowledge that this year’s winners have devoted to their work is inspiring and ENA is proud to to have such loyal members who are dedicated to improving this profession through research,” said ENA President Jenn SchmitzMSN, EMT-P, CEN, CPEN, CNML, FNP-C, NE-BC.

The 2022 Journal of Emergency Nursing Winners will be recognized in September during Emergency Nursing 2022 at denver.

About the Association of Emergency Nurses
The Association of Emergency Nurses is the premier professional nursing association dedicated to defining the future of emergency nursing through advocacy, education, research, innovation and leadership. Founded in 1970, ENA has proven to be an indispensable resource for the global emergency nursing community. With 50,000 members worldwide, ENA advocates for patient safety, develops industry-leading standards and practice guidelines, and guides public policy in emergency healthcare. ENA members have expertise in triage, patient care, disaster preparedness and all aspects of emergency care. Additional information is available at

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