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.

Your 2018 LENA Board of Directors

2017 3rd Quarter Newsletter Available

Tackling Stroke Head-On

October 13, 2017

University Medical Center, New Orleans


Contact UMCeducation@lcmchealth.org to register

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

McSwain EMS Trauma Conference

November 10, 2017

University Medical Center Conference Center

New Orleans, LA

Trauma Conference Flyer


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