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Thursday, November 01, 2007

Please Welcome Nurse Attorney Edie Brous to the Board of Directors

Welcome to NNNO Board Member Nurse Attorney Edie Brous!

Edie graduated in 1976 with her RN degree from Grace Hospital School of Nursing (Detroit, Michigan). She went on to receive her BSN from Wayne State University in 1978. Edie believes in life-long learning and pursued her MS in Critical Care Nursing and MPH from Columbia University in 1995. Edie graduated from Fordham University with a JD in 1999.

Edie has been admitted to the state courts in New Jersey and New York, the US District Court in the Southern and Eastern districts of New York, and the United States Supreme Court.

In addition to practicing law, Edie belongs to the New York State Bar Association where she is a member of the Mass Disaster Committee, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the New York County Lawyers Association, the American Health Lawyers Association, the American Association of Nurse Attorneys, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, the Emergency Nurses Association, and the National League for Nursing. Edie serves on the Board of Directors for the National Nursing Network Organization and the Center for Nursing Advocacy. Her term of office to serve on the Board of Directors for The American Association of Nurse Attorneys begins in January 2008.

Edie is the contributing author and co-editor of The American Association of Nurse Attorneys Nursing textbook in progress. She is a peer reviewer for Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Publications regarding legal aspects of nursing practice. Edie is a contributing editor on legal issues for the American Journal of Nursing. She is an adjunct faculty at Mercy College and teaches Administrative Law. Edie is also a Seminar Faculty American Healthcare Institute – Legal Issues for Nurses and she is the Legal Editor for the Emergency Nurses Association Core Curriculum.

We are grateful to have this accomplished and talented nurse attorney on our Board of Directors and are appreciative for her advocacy and commitment for establishing an Office of the National Nurse.

All of the Board of Directors bios can be found at Our About Us webpage.

The National Nursing Network Organization Team—Thursday, November 01, 2007  

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