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.
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).
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.
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.
Shows evidence of participating in political activities associated with psychiatric-mental health issues.
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: 2012 - Peggy Halter | 2011 - Lisabeth Johnston | 2010 - Mary Rosedale | More