The APNA Award for Excellence in Leadership - RN recognizes an APNA member who demonstrates unique leadership qualities through significant contributions to an organization, a community, the psychiatric-mental health nursing specialty or the nursing profession. The individual must have been a member of APNA for at least two years.
- Shows evidence of participating in the improvement of organizational performance to positively impact patient care in work settings and organizational settings (local, state and/or national levels).
- Shows evidence of continuously improving his/her skills and knowledge base through a variety of self-enhancement activities.
- 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 settings and organizational settings.
- Shows evidence of participating in political activities associated with psychiatric-mental health issues.
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 20, 2015
Past Recipients: 2014 - Michele Moreau | 2013 - Judy Linn | 2012 - Anne Kelly | More