PA Nurses Annual Awards Call for Nominations

  1. annual awards call for nominations

    want to nominate someone for an award? there are several awards that are open for nominations. deadline is may 31st. read more




    looking for psna members to give letters of support for bb nominations for:

    john heinz friend of nursing award
    [color=#231f20]the pa state nurses association john heinz friend of
    [color=#231f20]nursing award recognizes a nonmember who has
    [color=#231f20]demonstrated leadership characteristics and rendered
    [color=#231f20]distinguished service to the nursing profession, and
    [color=#231f20]whose contributions and accomplishments are of
    [color=#231f20]significance throughout the commonwealth. the john
    [color=#231f20]heinz friend of nursing award is the highest award
    [color=#231f20]accorded by the pennsylvania state nurses association
    [color=#231f20]to a nonmember.

    [color=#231f20]criteria:
    [color=#231f20]1. the contributions and accomplishments of the
    [color=#231f20]nominee must be of significance to the nursing
    [color=#231f20]profession throughout the commonwealth.

    [color=#231f20]2. the nominee has contributed to and has been
    [color=#231f20]involved with the pennsylvania state nurses
    [color=#231f20]association.

    [color=#231f20]3. the nominee is a nonmember of pa state
    [color=#231f20]nurses association.

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    [color=#231f20][color=#231f20]the pa state nurses association advocacy- legislative
    [color=#231f20][color=#231f20]award
    [color=#231f20][color=#231f20]recognizes a member who has been actively
    [color=#231f20][color=#231f20]involved in the past year in legislative activities and/or
    [color=#231f20][color=#231f20]advocacy for the professional practice environment of
    [color=#231f20][color=#231f20]nursing at the local, state and/or federal levels. activities[color=#231f20]
    [color=#231f20]such as involvement in campaigning as part of the
    [color=#231f20]elective process, lobbying, and serving as a key contact
    [color=#231f20]on legislative issues are examples of activities for
    [color=#231f20]consideration. advocacy areas include workplace safety,
    [color=#231f20]economic enfranchisement, and occupational satisfaction.
    [color=#231f20]for strength of character, commitment and competence,
    [color=#231f20]the recipient is recognized by peers as one who
    [color=#231f20]contributes to nursing involvement in the legislative
    [color=#231f20]process and the general welfare concerns of nursing.

    [color=#231f20]criteria:
    [color=#231f20]1. the nominee demonstrates active involvement
    [color=#231f20]in legislative and advocacy activities at the
    [color=#231f20]local, state and/or federal levels.


    [color=#231f20]2. the nominee provides leadership by inspiring
    [color=#231f20]peers to become actively involved in the
    [color=#231f20]legislative process and/or contributes to the
    [color=#231f20]improvement of the quality of patient care.

    [color=#231f20]3. other considerations include community
    [color=#231f20]involvement, participation in nursing organizations,
    [color=#231f20]and recognition from peers.

    [color=#231f20]4. the nominee must hold current pa state
    [color=#231f20]nurses association membership and be an
    [color=#231f20]active member of the association.

    advocacy-legislative award
    [color=#231f20]to be awarded in 2007, thereafter odd years

    [color=#231f20]this award is given in honor of kathryn grove and
    [color=#231f20]mary ann arty in recognition for their contributions
    [color=#231f20]to the organization.


    please send me pm if interested. karen
    Last edit by NRSKarenRN on Mar 27, '07
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