Award for Excellence in Leadership - Advanced

DESCRIPTION

The APNA Award for Excellence in Leadership - APRN honors an APNA APRN member who has distinguished him/herself as an accomplished nursing leader. The individual must have been a member of APNA for at least two years.

CRITERIA

  1. Shows evidence of demonstrating unique leadership qualities in the practice, management or education arena in psychiatric-mental health nursing practice in work settings and organizational settings (local, state, national and/or international levels).
  2. Shows evidence of mentoring others in their development as psychiatric-mental health nurses by example and teaching peers and other health care workers in work and organizational settings as well as work with nursing students in APRN programs as a preceptor.
  3. Shows evidence of continuously improving his/her skills and knowledge base through a variety of self-enhancement activities and supervision. This is accomplished by attendance at national conferences and by utilizing supervision.
  4. Shows evidence of participating in political activities associated with psychiatric-mental health issues.

NOMINATION PROCEDURES
Each nomination should 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.

Nominations Deadline: Monday, April 28, 2014


Past Recipients: 2014 - Christine Tebaldi  |  2013 - Gail Stern  |  2012 - Peggy Halter  |  2011 - Lisabeth Johnston  |  2010 - Mary Rosedale  |  More