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Continuing Education for Nurses

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NOMINATE A NURSE AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO NURSING PRACTICE

To be presented at our Nurses Conference in Hawaii, Feb 15-16, 2018

Nominator Details 

Reminder: Please only provide the first name of patients for HIPAA compliance. Stories should be 150-200 words long.

Wilson Shepard Education Associate now calls for nominations to recognize the nation’s most caring, creative, and competent academic, acute care, public health, home care and hospice nurses – those who go above and beyond for their patients to make positive differences.  Our goal is to highlight the value of quality and to reward service to your colleagues, the health care industry and fellow citizens.


This year, awards will be given in the following categories:

LPN Excellence Award

The recipient of this award will be a Licensed Practical Nurse who consistently participates in providing high quality patient care. The individual will be recognized as a valuable team member who has made a critical department/organizational contribution towards meeting goals within the past year. The candidate consistently demonstrates ICARE values and behavioral standards.

Nursing Practice Excellence Award

The recipient of this award will be a registered nurse who consistently practices excellence and who utilizes exemplary skill and knowledge in caring for patients in the hospital and in the community.  This nurse regularly promotes the use of evidence to improve his/her own practice and overall nursing practice. This nurse role models professionalism in every aspect of care.

Nursing Professional Development Excellence Award

The recipient of this award will be a registered nurse who demonstrates consistent leadership in the professional development of nurses using adult education principles, implements education offerings to enhance quality and safety using current evidence, and demonstrates a personal commitment to and encourages academic advancement and professional organization membership.  The recipient must be certified in his/her specialty.

Nursing Leadership Excellence Award

The recipient of this award will be a registered nurse who demonstrates exemplary transformational leadership with a proven record for achieving and sustaining excellent outcomes.

Nursing Excellence  in Research and Innovation Award

The recipient of this award will be a registered nurse who demonstrates the blending of scientific research skill and the creative use of knowledge and technology to improve processes of care and achieve excellent outcomes.

Nursing Mentor Award

The recipient of this award will be a registered nurse who consistently demonstrates clinical expertise and innovative approaches to orientation of new staff.  This nurse mentors new staff in their transition to professional practice and models mentoring for other professionals. 

Excellence in Service and Support of the Department of Nursing Award

This important award will be given to an individual who provides consistent support to the Department of Nursing’s efforts to improve practice and achieve goals that reflect excellence in patient care.

Nominate a nurse from your organization, and help us honor those who exemplify the profession’s best standards of practice.

To be eligible for our consideration, nurses must meet the following criteria:

  • RNs and LPNs (full- or part-time)
  • Made a significant impact on patient care
  • Gone “beyond the call”
  • Demonstrated excellence
  • Shown commitment to the community served
  • Achieved life-long professionalism