The DENA is a non-profit state council of the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA). As a nationally chartered organization, DENA represents the interest of emergency nurses and their patients in the state of Delaware.

The state council represents emergency nurses interested in promoting improved emergency care throughout Delaware. The dedicated efforts of its members in the area of public safety, continuing education, nursing research, and promotion of the profession serve to maintain quality of patient care and have a positive influence in the state.

Upcoming Education

Upcoming Events

  • The Role of Healthcare Providers in Suspected Human Trafficking

    Apr 18

    Bayhealth Hospital

    Speaker: Yolanda Schlabach, RN, MA 

    Executive Director, Zoe Ministries 

    • Event is Free 
    • Dinner provided
    • 2.0 nursing contact hours applied for this program through Bayhealth
    • See flyer attached to calendar invite for more details

  • SESS Symposium

    Apr 19 to 21

    Hilton Charlotte University Place

    Register online at

  • The 2018 Conference at the Sea

    Apr 22 to 29


    Register online:

  • Save the Date

    Apr 27

    Saint Francis Hospital - Memphis: Emergency Room

  • Save the Date

    Aug 10

    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Lafayette

  • Emergency Nursing 2018

    Sep 26 to 29

    1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd

    Pittsburgh has been called the “City of Champions.” What better location for a gathering of emergency nurses? Be there for fresh, innovative education and technology, leading research, and opportunities to network with leaders, colleagues and new friends from around the world. Reserve your spot now for just $100 down* and secure the lowest conference rate, plus early access to class registration, the VIP program, and more. Visit to register now. Follow us using the hashtag #ENA18 *Early registration is only available to ENA members who register for the full conference.

Next DENA Meeting

Tuesday April 3, 2018

Christiana Care Middletown Emergency