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Lisa Perla, MSN, CNRN, ARNP, BC, FNP

National Polytrauma Coordinator, MSN, ARNP, CNRN, CRRN

Department of Veterans Affairs


Lisa Perla has a broad range of experience in the field of neuroscience nursing. Lisa is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner and a Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse and currently works in Washington, DC as the National Polytrauma Coordinator. Lisa has presented nationally on a variety of neurologic topics including stroke life support, traumatic brain injury, and polytrauma. She is an active member of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN) and the founder, past president, and board member for the Tampa Bay Chapter of AANN.

Lisa is a presenter with a distinctive passion and excitement for neuroscience nursing. She is well known for her ability to deliver engaging presentations in a real-life practical approach that allows for easy learning and application. 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Lisa Perla has an employment relationship with the Veterans Health Administration. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Lisa Perla was a founder, past president and board member for the Tampa Bay Chapter of AANN. She does not receive compensation