Excellence Awards

The Excellence Awards are sponsored by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. Nursing Economic$ Foundation and awarded to American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) members who personify clinical and administrative excellence in ambulatory care.

Administrative Excellence Award

The excellence in Administrative Ambulatory Care Nursing Practice award will be presented in recognition of a member's unique ability to lead others toward the successful completion of their organization's/work place's mission and goals.

One recipient will be awarded $500 which will be presented at the annual conference. The award is sponsored by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc., Nursing Economic$ Foundation.

Criteria

The candidate must be:

  • A registered nurse currently providing administrative leadership in an ambulatory care setting. 
  • Recognized as a positive role model in ambulatory care nursing as characterized but not limited to:
    • Mentoring peers and colleagues and willingness to share expertise.
    • Promoting interprofessional collegial working relationships.
    • Effectively demonstrates management of rapidly changing situations, and/or clinical nursing practice.
    • Demonstrating improvement of patient care outcomes with effective implementation into practice.
    • Being recognized as a nursing expert by nursing colleagues.
    • Promoting and encouraging active participation in a professional organization.

Eligibility

The candidate must:

  • Be a member of AAACN (for at least 2 years at time of application) in good standing.
  • Not be a current member of the Nominating Committee or the Board of Directors.
  • Have at least 3 years' experience in ambulatory care nursing and be currently practicing in an ambulatory care setting.

Procedure

  • The candidate may be nominated by a colleague or supervisor.
  • Self-applications are encouraged.
  • Nomination submission must include:
    • Two letters of recommendation from nursing colleagues addressing the identified criteria (prefer one AAACN colleague).
    • Candidate's resume/curriculum vitae, if available. If not, describe the candidate's experience.
    • Completed nomination form.
  • Nominations must be received in the National Office by November 15 annually.

Nominations will be reviewed using an objective point system. Individuals who nominate a candidate will be notified prior to the Annual Conference if their nominee has been selected (or not selected) to receive this award.

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Clinical Excellence Award

The Clinical Excellence Award represents excellence in Clinical Ambulatory Care Nursing Practice and will be presented in recognition of a member’s excellence in nursing skills, knowledge, expertise and personal attributes that contribute to the delivery of quality patient care.

One recipient will be awarded $500 which will be presented at the annual conference. The award is sponsored by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc., Nursing Economic$ Foundation.

Criteria

The candidate must be:

  • A registered nurse currently providing clinical nursing practice in an ambulatory care setting.
  • Recognized as a positive role model in ambulatory care nursing as characterized but not limited to:
    • Demonstrating excellent clinical nursing skills as evidenced by feedback from patients, peers and colleagues.
    • Promoting teamwork and collegial working relationships.
    • Demonstrating effective management of rapidly changing clinical practice.
    • Creating and implementing learning/educational tools for improved patient care outcomes.
    • Demonstrating effective interpersonal relationships, through compassion, respect for person, integrity, and professionalism in delivery of care to patients and families.
    • Using innovative patient care techniques.

Eligibility

The candidate must:

  • Be a member of AAACN (for at least 2 years at time of application) and in good standing.
  • Not be a current member of the Nominating Committee or the Board of Directors.
  • Have at least 3 years experience in ambulatory care nursing and be currently practicing in an ambulatory care setting.

Procedure

  • The candidate may be nominated by a colleague or supervisor.
  • Self-applications are encouraged.
  • Nomination submission must include:
    • Two letters of recommendation from nursing colleagues addressing the identified criteria (prefer one AAACN colleague).
    • Candidate's resume/curriculum vitae, if available. If not, describe the candidate's experience.
    • Completed nomination form.
  • Nominations must be received in the National Office by November 15 annually.

Nominations will be reviewed using an objective point system. Individuals who nominate a candidate will be notified prior to the Annual Conference if their nominee has been selected (or not selected) to receive this award.

Apply online now

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