Friday, October 31, 2014
The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) recently announced that Seleem Choudhury, Vice President and Chief of Nursing at Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital has been inducted into the Academy of Emergency Nursing (AEN). The AEN fellowship is a prestigious honor recognizing emergency nurses for their significant contributions to quality patient care, both in and out of the emergency department.
The candidates for induction, admitted to AEN as Fellows, have made significant contributions to emergency nursing that go above and beyond being an outstanding nurse and a devoted ENA member.
“It’s an honor to present this award to Seleem Choudhury because as an Academy Fellow, he represents the highest quality emergency nursing professional, and has provided visionary and ground-breaking leadership in emergency nursing, ” said ENA president Deena Brecher, MSN, RN, APN, ACNS-BC, CEN, CPEN. “He inspires us with his unparalleled dedication to his patients and colleagues.”
Choudhury, MSN, MBA, RN, CEN, FAEN is Board Certified in Emergency Nursing, and received both his Masters of Nursing degree and Masters in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.
“All of us at NVRH are proud of Seleem’s induction as a Fellow in the Academy of Emergency Nursing. This is a high level recognition of his expertise in one of the most complicated areas of medical care,” said Paul Bengtson, CEO of NVRH.
ENA established AEN in 2004, and the first class of Fellows was inducted in 2005. To date, 110 extraordinary emergency nurses have been inducted into the AEN and proudly list FAEN as one of their professional credentials.
The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) is the premier professional nursing association dedicated to defining the future of emergency nursing through advocacy, education, research, innovation, and leadership. Founded in 1970, ENA has proven to be an indispensable resource to the global emergency nursing community. With more than 40,000 members worldwide, ENA advocates for patient safety, develops industry-leading practice standards and guidelines, and guides emergency healthcare public policy. ENA members have expertise in triage, patient care, disaster preparedness, and nearly all aspects of emergency care. Additional information is available at www.ena.org.