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.
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Information and Registration
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 firstname.lastname@example.org