The Genesee Valley Chapter of
The Emergency Nurses Association
The Genesee Valley Chapter of the Emergency Nurses Association is a non-profit chapter of the New York State Emergency Nurses Association. Located in Upstate New York, we represent the interest of emergency nurses and their patients in the Greater Rochester Region of New York.
The dedicated efforts of its members in the area of public safety, continuing education (TNCC, ENPC, CEN, CPEN, etc.), nursing research, and promotion of the profession serve to maintain quality of patient care and have a positive influence in the state.
Genesee Valley Chapter of the Emergency Nurses Association meets on the 2nd Monday of each month at 5pm at the Gates Ambulance, 1001 Elmgrove Road Rochester, NY 14624.
Please welcome the 2019 officers for the Genesee Valley Chapter Emergency Nurses Association. Contact information will be available in December on the website under ‘About’ where the officers are listed.
The ENA General Assembly began on September 28, 2019. First time delegates Patrick Byrne BSN, RN, MEP, CHEC and Wendy Allen-Thompson MS, RN, CEN, NE-BC, EMT, represented Genesee Valley ENA as they gathered in Austin, Texas at the national conference. Patrick is the Genesee Valley past president and treasurer elect and Wendy is the current chapter president.
Congratulations to Christine Szafran who was awarded an ENA scholarship to support her efforts as she embarks on the ENA Cultural Exchange trip in a few short weeks.
Christine is a Bachelor prepared ED nurse who is passionate about her career. Christine began her career in the Nurse Residency program at the University of Rochester’s level I trauma center three years ago and continues to employ there today serving as preceptor for new nurses. Christine is working on her career advancement and preparing to take the CEN exam in the future.
On the ENA Cultural Exchange trip Christine will be visiting Switzerland and the Netherlands, where she will meet with Emergency Nursing leadership and hospital officials to learn about their ED nursing care, workflows, and best practices. She hopes to gain insights and ideas to bring back to her workplace and local ENA chapter.
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