2010 Nurse of the Year Award Information and Requirements

This Award is for a NAHN nurse who has developed a creative and innovative program, intervention, or strategy in one of the following areas:

  • Improving the quality of health care in the Hispanic community (narrowing health care disparity).
  • Recruitment, retention, professional career development (increasing the number of Hispanic nurses at all educational and professional levels).
  • NAHN organizational development at local, state, and/or the national level (growth, effectiveness, and communication within NAHN organizations, and with the community it serves).

The evaluative criteria are as follows:

  • Contribution to improving the health care of the Hispanic community across the life span, birth to end-of-life, in any health care environment.
  • Innovation
  • Creativity
  • Leadership
  • Advocacy

Specific Requirements:

  1. Active member of NAHN
  2. A typed letter by a NAHN member using 12 font Times New Roman nominating the individual or self nomination, which includes a written description of the program, intervention, or strategy
  3. Two additional letters of recommendation
  4. Current curriculum vitae, past five (5) years

Send award nominations to:

JUAN F. PEREZ, R.N. B.S.N.

CHAIRAWARDS/SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HISPANIC NURSES

1455 Pennsylvania Ave, N.W. Suite 400

Washington, DC 20004

ALL NOMINATIONS FOR AWARDS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY February 26, 2010.
NO EXCEPTIONS.

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