The APNA Award for Excellence in Research is granted to an APNA member who has made a significant contribution to research in psychiatric nursing care, education, leadership/management and/or health services. The individual must have been a member of APNA for at least two years.
Nominee was the Principal Investigator or Project Director of the study, whose results have potential to improve psychiatric nursing care and/or psychiatric nursing education.
The research can be in the areas of clinical practice, education, leadership/management and/or psychiatric health services.
The research may have been presented at a conference or published in a peer-reviewed journal.
The research paper may have been presented at a peer-reviewed regional, national or international conference.
Nominations will include two letters of recommendation of no more than 500 words each (one from the nominator and one from a reference, each submitted via the online nomination form). Each letter should provide specific examples of how the nominee meets the above criteria. Click on the button below to access the nomination form.
Application Deadline: April 22, 2013
Past Recipients: 2013 - Genevieve Chandler | 2012 - Karen Farchaus Stein | 2010 - Lora Beebe | 2009 - Nancy Buccola | More