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Award For Excellence In Practice – APRN-PMH

DESCRIPTION
The APNA Award for Excellence in Practice – APRN-PMH recognizes an APNA APRN-PMH member who has made significant contributions to psychiatric-mental health nursing practice. The individual must have been a member of APNA for at least two years.

CRITERIA

  1. Demonstrates excellence in psychiatric-mental health nursing. This individual serves as a clinical role model for other nurses by making tangible contributions to the enhancement of nursing practice and client outcomes.
  2. Shows evidence of making significant enhancements, refinements or unique contributions to the delivery of psychiatric-mental health nursing care.
  3. Demonstrates excellence in working with individuals/families/communities.
  4. Shows evidence of being an influential role model to other psychiatric-mental health nurses in the delivery of quality nursing care.
  5. Shows evidence of having disseminated innovative clinical knowledge to families, communities, organizations and/or professional colleagues.

NOMINATION PROCEDURES

  • Click here and log in with your APNA username and password.
  • On the My Applications screen, select APNA Annual Awards from the dropdown menu and then press the Launch Application button. (If you do not see the dropdown menu, please click My Applications in your navigation.)
  • Complete the online nomination form.
    • Use the tabs to navigate through each section of the form and remember to hit the Save as draft button as you go.
    • When completing the form, be sure to include specific examples of how the nominee has achieved excellence in his/her practice, what makes the nominee stand out in the profession, and what the nominee has accomplished that meets the criteria.
  • Find a reference to complete the form.
    • On the reference tab of your nomination submission, enter a contact’s name and email address to generate an email that will include a link to submit their reference.
    • In order to be considered, each nomination must have both a nominator and a reference.
  • Once your nomination is complete, press the Submit Final Nomination button.

 

Past Award Recipients:  2019 – Francine Pingitore  |  2018 – Jess Calohan  | 2017 – Julie Worley  |  2016 – Mindy Cohen  |  2015 – Mary Conklen  |  2014 – Ellen Blair  |  2013 – Joanne Matthew  2012 – Pamela Marcus  |  2011 – Patricia Cunningham  |  More