Welcome to the Louisiana Emergency Nurses Association

Welcome to the Louisiana Emergency Nurses Association (LENA) website. The mission of the Emergency Nurses Association is to advocate for patient safety and excellence in emergency nursing practice. ENA is the only professional nursing association dedicated to defining the future of emergency nursing and emergency care through advocacy, expertise, innovation and leadership. ENA fosters this mission through public safety, continuing education, nursing research and promotion of the profession, which serve to maintain quality of patient care and have a positive influence in our state.

If you are a member of National ENA and have indicated that you live in Louisiana, you are also a member of LENA. The LA state council is governed by an executive board and committees. Bylaws and Policies and procedures of LENA are found at this website. The state council meets quarterly; dates and locations are posted on this site.

Day on the Hill 2018

Day on the Hill 2018

May 8 - 9, 2018

Join us in Washington, D.C. in May to advocate for the important issues you and your colleagues in the emergency department face every day!


Concussion Partnership Article

Published in the January issue of Journal of Emergency Nursing online and print.
Full Article

State & Chapter Leaders Orientation

January 18th-20th

Located in New Orleans, LA

More Info Here

Your 2018 LENA Board of Directors

2017 3rd Quarter Newsletter Available

Emergency Cardiovascular Care Update (ECCU2017)

December 5th – 8th, 2017

Conference and Resuscitation Officer Training Program

Citizens CPR Foundation

Hyatt Regency New Orleans


Conference Brochure

Resuscitation training brochure