Barbara Thoman Curtis Award
Award Description
The Barbara Thoman Curtis Award is presented to a C/SNA-ANA or IMD member for significant contributions to nursing practice and health policy through political and legislative activity.
Award Criteria
The nominee:

1. Must be a current C/SNA-ANA or IMD member.

2. Through demonstrated political activity (i.e., campaign work, fund raising, or lobbying), promotes the nursing profession in political and health care arenas.

3. Through education, advances the knowledge of nurses, politicians, and policy makers concerning the contributions of nursing in the health care field.

4. Through political or legislative leadership at the state and/or national levels, develops mechanisms to promote the effectiveness of nursing's role in the provision of health care services through political and/or legislative activities.
Additional Information
Nomination for this award is currently closed.