Award for Excellence in Education

DESCRIPTION
The APNA Award for Excellence in Education recognizes an APNA member who has fostered the professional growth of psychiatric-mental health nurses through imparting knowledge, skill and critical analysis to the field. The individual must have been a member of APNA for at least two years.

 

CRITERIA

  1. Demonstrates contributions to the education of nurses as, for example, a faculty member, administrator, educator, staff development coordinator, staff nurse, quality professional or clinical specialist.
  2. Demonstrates innovative approaches in disseminating new knowledge in the field of psychiatric-mental health nursing.
  3. Demonstrates collaboration with other disciplines in knowledge dissemination.
  4. Demonstrates positive mentoring to peers and new nurses.

 

NOMINATION PROCEDURES
The nominations deadline has passed. Thank you for submitting a nomination!
To submit a nomination:

  • Complete the online nomination form.
    • 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.
    • In order to be considered, each nomination must have both a nominator and a reference.

Nominations Deadline: Monday, April 23, 2018


Past Recipients: 2017 - Sattaria "Tari" Dilks  |  2016 - Joy Lauerer  |  2015 - Dawn Vanderhoef  2014 - Carole Shea  2013 - Merrie Kaas  2012 - Brenda Marshall  |  2011 - Jane Suresky  |  2010 Michael Rice  |  More

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The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.