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.

LENA 2018 Board of Directors Election

Please go to the following link to vote for 2018 board of directors. Every one elected will serve a two year term.

View Candidate Profiles Here

Vote Here

Elections will close at 10 pm on August 31. If you need a paper ballot please email Dawn Mckeown at traumarn2@gmail.com

LSNA Nurse Cruise

November 2 - 6, 2017

Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation: Navigating the Seas of Alternative Therapies:

Guest Speaker: M'Lou Barnett, MSN, FNP-BC, MBA, Integrative Medicine Fellow, Faculty

Northwestern State University of Louisiana College of Nursing

5.0 Contact Hours

Trauma Symposium: Prepare for the Unexpected

November 3, 2017

North Oaks Trauma Center and Southeastern LA

University School of Nursing Hammond, LA

Information and Registration

Board of Directors Nominations

Applications for those interested in running for the LENA Board of Directors are being solicited. Involvement includes 4 quarterly board meetings and committee work. The committee meetings are conducted via conference call or in conjunction with one of the board meetings.

Applications are available here. Please complete and submit to the email address on the application by July 1st.

If you need more information please contact Dawn McKowen at traumarn2@gmail.com