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Outstanding Achievement in Perioperative Clinical Nursing Practice

Criteria: The applicant must be an individual who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in perioperative clinical nursing practice and who provides direct patient care a minimum of 24 hours per week. Examples might include but are not limited to:

  • Leading practice changes to increase safety or to follow AORN standards or recommended practices

  • Leading clinical practice that changes patient's outcome

  • Leading evidence based changes in the work environment such as: DVT prophylaxis, presssure ulcers, specimens, sacred cows, SSI reduction, latex precautions, and greening the OR.

Before You Begin Online Application 

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Review following required elements for this award category.

  • Candidate Statement 1 - In 250 words or less, describe two (2) outstanding contributions that you have been involved in to enhance perioperative nursing relevant tot he criteria for this award.

  • Candidate Statement 2 - In 250 words or less, describe the impact and outcome of your outstanding contributions on perioperative nursing as described above.

  • Nominee's CV/Resume - (uploaded in the online application)

  • Nominator Statement - for nominated applications (uploaded in the online application)

  • Sponsor Statement - for self-nominated applications (uploaded in the online application)

Deadline: Application submission deadline is November 23, 2015. 

Begin the online application now. 

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