Awards

Outstanding nurses in our community are recognized with awards presented at the Annual Spring Gala. If you know of an exceptional nurse who deserves our recognition for one of the awards listed below, please nominate them for an award.

2018

NO AWARDS GIVEN

2016

Melissa Charbonneau RN, PHN
Peggy Slider – RN, MS, PHN
Rhonda Crooker – RN, PHN – Excellence in Nursing Practice award
Robin Knaff Baker – RN – Excellence in Nursing Leadership award

2014

Susan Schilling
ADN

Lifetime Achievement Award

2017

Ruth Bryant
PhD, RN, CWOCN

Excellence in Research award

2015

Lynnette Vehrs,
MN, RN

Lifetime Achievement Award

2013

Alicia Steed
BSN, RN-BC

Lifetime Achievement Award.

GUIDELINES

Lifetime Achievement Award

The purpose of this award is to honor an IENA member for a lifetime of exemplary dedication and service to nursing and/or outstanding contribution to nursing.

Excellence in Nursing Leadership Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize an IENA member for outstanding achievement and contributions to the:

  • Professional Association
  • Profession
  • Health care system
  • Community

Excellence in Nursing Practice Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize an IENA member for his/her excellence in nursing practice. Any area of nursing practice may be submitted such as:

  • Hospital
  • Community
  • Consultants
  • Mental health
  • Home health care
  • School
  • Public health
  • Long-term care
  • Education
  • Other
  • Office
  • Midwife
  • Independent practice
  • Nurse anesthetist
  • Nurse lawyer
  • Military

Excellence in Research Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize an IENA member for outstanding achievement and contribution in furthering nursing research by having:

  • Communicated own research findings
  • Promoted and facilitated research in less experienced individuals

CONTACT

If you have any questions, please contact our office at admin@ieannurses.org

NOMINATION FORM

Nomination Form

  • Type of Award * Required
  • Name of person being nominated * Required
  • Name of nominator * Required
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

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