Jean A. Proehl, RN, MN, CEN, CPEN, TCRN, FAEN, FAAN
Lifetime Achievement Award
This award honors a nurse whose career achievements reflect dedicated service, accomplishments and/or contributions to emergency nursing that have value to emergency nursing beyond the recipient’s lifetime..
Jean has been a leader in emergency nursing and at all levels of the Emergency Nurses Association for almost four decades. She was ENA president in 1999 and is an internationally renowned speaker and author. The content from her book, Emergency Nursing Procedures, is now online and is the gold standard reference used in EDs around the world. She has a longstanding commitment to evidence-based practice and the translation of evidence into practice. She is an outspoken advocate for patients and nurses. Jean leads a diverse professional life as an educator, author, stretcher-side emergency nurse, and consultant.