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Nebraska School Nurse Association

Excellence in School Nursing: Affiliate School Nurse of the Year

Posted over 4 years ago by Tonja Frank

Be thinking of your nomination for School Nurse of the Year. We will start accepting applications February 1, 2014. The person selected will be recognized at the 2014 Nebraska School Nurse Conference and then forwarded on to NASN for inclusion in the 2015 NASN Conference.

Guidelines and Criteria for Selection

Purpose:

To recognize the contributions of Nebraska School Nurses by honoring one

school nurse who has demonstrated leadership and excellence in the practice of school nursing.

Sponsor:

Nebraska School Nurses Association

Registered professional nurse, NSNA member, for the current and preceding two years. Must have five years' experience as a school nurse and currently practice full-time as a school nurse. (Full-time shall mean working the full position that is available even though that position may be less than 40 hours/week.)Must present evidence of leadership and excellence in school nursing practice. Full-time supervisors and administrators who provide direct services to students are eligible if 50 percent of time is spent in direct care.

Criteria for Selection:

1. Provider of Client Care

2. Program Management

3. Health Education

4. Professional Development

5. Political/Legislative Activity

6, Community Involvement

7. Research

Procedure for Submission of Application:

Complete the NSNA Nomination Form. Attach a letter of support indicating your reasons for nomination. Use the above criteria as a guideline for the content of the letter.

Selection:

Application must be postmarked no later than February 28.Initial screening of applications will be made by the Executive Board of Nebraska School Nurses Association.

Awards

Recognition at State and National Level

Plaque at Annual Conference

$500 Award


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