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
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 - Lora Peppard  2016 - Kathryn Johnson   2014 - Christine Tebaldi  |  2013 - Gail Stern  |  2012 - Peggy Halter  |  2011 - Lisabeth Johnston  |  2010 - Mary Rosedale  |  More

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