News | July 10, 2007

Emergency Nurses Association Names PDL BioPharma as a 2007 Strategic Partner

July 11, 2007 — The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) recently announced that PDL BioPharma has been named a strategic partner for 2007.

As a strategic partner, PDL BioPharma will be the exclusive sponsor for the ENA State Leaders December Orientation and the Emergency Nurses Week, October 7-13, 2007.

"We are very pleased to announce this partnership with PDL BioPharma," said Donna Mason, RN, MS, CEN, ENA President. "By partnering with ENA, PDL BioPharma gets a unique opportunity to show their support of the life saving work of emergency nurses across the country."

Through this partnership, PDL BioPharma will help finance ongoing educational and professional networking activities, as well as events honoring nurses during emergency nurses week.

"As a company committed to discovering, developing and marketing innovative therapies that will positively impact patients' lives, PDL BioPharma has great respect for emergency nurses' commitment to patients, which is exemplified by the extraordinary work they do in emergency departments everyday," said Jaisim Shah, senior vice president, marketing and business affairs, PDL BioPharma Inc. "Like our treatments for short-term hypertension treatment and acute myocardial infarction, these healthcare professionals are saving lives everyday. Through this partnership, we hope to raise the visibility of emergency nurses while showing our appreciation for everything that they do."

The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) is the only professional nursing association dedicated to defining the future of emergency nursing and emergency care through advocacy, expertise, innovation, and leadership.

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