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Nursing Excellence Award

InterAct for Change invites you to submit nominee(s) for The Nursing Excellence Award for Leadership or for Clinical Practice. The awards honor individuals who have demonstrated outstanding contributions to nursing in Ohio, Kentucky, or Indiana. The awards will be presented in conjunction with the annual presentation of nursing scholarships to be held May 6, 2019.

Selection

The InterAct for Change Board of Trustees / Scholarship Committee will annually appoint a committee to review nominations and to select the honoree(s) for the award. Awards will be given for Leadership and for Clinical Practice.

Criteria

The purpose of the award is to recognize outstanding contributions to nursing in Ohio, Kentucky, or Indiana. Nominees should exemplify contributions in one or more of the following ways:

  • Longstanding leadership in nursing
  • Exceptional clinical practice or professional care delivery
  • Creativity in responding to opportunities or challenges
  • Significant positive impact on nursing issues, care delivery, education, or practice

Eligibility

These awards recognize contributions to nursing made by individuals in a variety of practice settings, institutions, and organizations. We are purposefully casting our net broadly. Any registered nurse who is actively involved in a paid or volunteer leadership capacity -for example, as a board member, executive, manager, or other leadership capacity - is eligible to be nominated. Self nominations are welcome.

Nomination Process

Please write a letter of nomination describing how the nominee(s) fulfills the award criteria (see details enclosed) and complete the enclosed nomination form. Be specific in your comments and provide examples where appropriate. References should be persons who are both interested in supporting this nomination and familiar with the nominee(s) work.

Please send all nominations to:

InterAct for Change Nursing Excellence Award
3805 Edwards Road, Suite 500
Cincinnati, OH 45209-1948
Fax: 513-458-6610

All nominations must be postmarked on or before Wednesday, February 15, 2019.

To Submit a Nomination:

  • Download the nomination form.
  • Complete the nomination form.
  • Attach a letter of nomination (2 pages maximum) describing the nominee(s). Please explain how the nominee demonstrates: longstanding leadership in nursing either within the field or in the community served; significant positive impact on nursing issues, care delivery, education, or practice or creativity in responding to opportunities, challenges or problems.
  • Attach a curriculum vitae or resume for your nominee.

Return the form, letter and any accompanying materials to:

InterAct for Change Nursing Excellence Award
3805 Edwards Road #500
Cincinnati, OH 45209-1948
Fax: 513-458-6610

Questions? Contact Francie Wolgin at (513) 458-6612 or fwolgin@interactforhealth.org.

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