Distinguished Practice in Nursing
Distinguished Practice in Nursing
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.
Nomination for this award is currently closed.
The Honorary Nursing Practice Award was established in 1974 to acknowledge registered nurses who are involved in direct patient care. The recipient, through strength of character, commitment, and competence, receives recognition by peers as one who contributes to the advancement of nursing practice. This nurse also participates in community and organizational affairs, demonstrates an ability to work with others, and has an innovative outlook.
Nomination for this award is currently closed.
The Pearl McIver Public Health Nurse Award recognizes the outstanding professional contribution of one public health nurse and calls this achievement to the attention of members of the profession as well as the general public.
Nomination for this award is currently closed.
The Staff Nurse Patient Advocacy Award was established in 1998 to recognize excellence in individual staff nurses who provide direct patient care in all practice settings and who have advocated for their patients. The award is intended to honor staff nurse advocates - the heroines and heroes in the front lines - who have been inspirational role models and mentors to other staff nurses.
Nomination for this award is currently closed.