Hildegard Peplau Award
Award Description
The Hildegard Peplau Award was established in 1990 to honor a nurse who has made significant contributions to nursing practice over a lifetime through scholarly activities, clinical practice, and policy development, specifically directed towards the psychosocial and psychiatric aspects of nursing care delivery.
Award Criteria
The nominee:

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

2. Through research and/or theory development, advances knowledge of biopsychosocial concepts of human behavior into best practice nursing care.

3. Either directly through practice or through leadership/influence on practice, provides, and develops innovating nursing practices which improve a patient’s quality of life and are measured by clean outcome markers.

4. Through leadership at the state and/or national levels, impacts the delivery of care for vulnerable populations in need of psychiatric nursing services.
Additional Information
Nomination for this award is currently closed.