The Emergency Nurses Association announced Dec. 22 the appointment of Linda L. Morris, PhD, APN, CCNS, FCCM, as director of its Institute of Emergency Nursing Education. In this role, Morris is responsible for the management and oversight of ENAs educational programs, products and services including the Trauma Nursing Core Course, Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course, Geriatric Emergency Nursing Education and Course in Advanced Trauma Nursing.
Morris, an advanced practice nurse, has 20 years of experience in clinical settings, education, research and academia. She most recently served as a clinical nurse specialist in respiratory care at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, and is a faculty member at Northwestern Universitys Feinberg School of Medicine.
Lindas leadership and diverse experience will allow her to lead an Institute that has historically been recognized as the premiere teaching authority for emergency nursing and emergency care, Kathy Szumanski, MSN, RN, NE-BC, the ENAs deputy executive director of nursing, said in a news release. Were in an excellent position to further evaluate and improve our products as our education programs continue to be sought after by emergency nurses and healthcare professional industry leaders worldwide.
Morris and her team also will facilitate the integration of new practice knowledge into education products based on developing evidence in the specialty. She also will focus on the growth and development of ENAs learning management system.