Advanced Emergency Nurse & Emergency Nurse Practitioner Networks (AENN & ENPN)

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Advanced Emergency Nurse Network (AENN)

The AENN provides educational support and collaborative opportunities for emergency nurses.

The Emergency Nurses Core Curriculum for Advanced Nursing Practice (ENCAP) was developed in 2010, then moved under the umbrella of the College of Emergency Nurses in 2014.

About AENN Study Days

The AENN Study Days are held two or three times each year. In years when the biennial CENNZ Conference occurs, one Study Day is held at the Conference.

All Clinical Nurse Specialists and Nurse Practitioners working in New Zealand emergency departments are welcome - and encouraged - to attend.

The Study Days provide ongoing education and learning in a supportive environment, and opportunity for networking, collaboration, and sharing of experiences at a national level.

The content of the day is managed by the hosting region, and includes:

  • Presentation of literature reviews and critique of research articles
  • Presentation of case studies – highlighting clinical challenges
  • Formal sessions by clinical experts which combine a theoretical and practical component
  • Review / introduction of clinical guidelines.

AENN Study Day calendar

  • Study Days are free for CENNZ members.
  • Non-CENNZ members pay $20 for the day, or can join the college for $25 per year.
  • If you would like to host the next AENN Study Day or get more information about Study Days, please email






24 June 2024, 0800 - 1630 Bryant Education Centre Waikato Hospital Programme Registrations closed
15 November 2024 Whenua Pupuke Auditorium, North Shore Hospital, Auckland  Whangarei and Waitemata Programme to follow Register


Emergency Nurse Practitioner Network (ENPN)

ENPN is a network of Nurse Practitioners working in Emergency Departments in addition to the AENN group was begun by Michael Geraghty (NP) in 2017, and was endorsed by CENNZ at AGM in 2019.

An email contact list and Forums have supported collaboration on professional development and relevant practice issues. Communication within the NP network is currently via an email distribution list. Please email Sue Stebbings to be added to this list:

Annual Emergency Nurse Practitioner Forum

An annual CENNZ Emergency Nurse Practitioner Forum is held for professional discussion, support, and clinical presentations. It is hosted in Wellington, a central location for travel.

  • The forum is free for CENNZ members.
  • Non-CENNZ members are welcome to attend for an additional fee.



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