Call for GVNA Award nominations 2017
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The Genesee Valley Nurses Association invites nominations for awards to GVNA members who have made outstanding contributions toward the protection of the public, advancement of the profession and enrichment of the Association. The GVNA Board of Directors is now welcoming nominations for the following awards:
Nurse Practice Award:
For outstanding contributions in clinical nursing practice that reflect standards enunciated by the profession, and by providing a role model for others.
Nurse Educator Award:
For outstanding contributions in nursing education by distinctly clarifying and refining knowledge in the nursing discipline, promoting innovative educational methods, patterns or systems, and by enhancing professional socialization.
Nurse Administrator Award:
For outstanding contributions in nursing administration that create a climate that promotes professional practice, access to professional nurse services through innovative delivery systems, and facilitate professional socialization.
For outstanding contributions in the legislative area that are consistent with the Association's political goals, which influence the conceptualization, interpretation, and mobilization of support or enactment of legislation significant to health care, and providing a role model for future nurse activists and politicians.
For outstanding contributions toward the promotion of the mission and purposes of the Association by sustained and active participation in GVNA and by promoting membership and active involvement of other nurses in the Association.
Nurse Graduate Award:
For showing the potential to advance the nursing profession by making an exceptional contribution to nursing as a recent graduate (within first year), demonstrating leadership abilities, and providing a role model for new nursing graduates.
Nursing Student Leadership Award:
For demonstrating outstanding leadership and professionalism during the nursing education process by maintaining membership in a student nurse organization, participating in activities that foster a positive public image of nursing, participating in activities that foster high quality health care, actively supporting efforts to recruit others into the nursing profession and by engaging in volunteer activities of community service or the support of non-profit health care organizations. Note: To be eligible for this award the individual must not yet be a registered professional nurse and must be enrolled in a collegiate nursing program leading to RN licensure.