Awards Opportunities

MNA Awards Opportunities

The following awards are given annually:

  • MNA solicits your input in nominating MNA members for the following seven (7) awards.

     

    The Outstanding Nursing Practice Award

    Presented to a MNA member to recognize a nurse in direct patient care whose care is a source of pride to self, peers, patient/clients and colleagues.  This award is given to the nurse you would most want to care for your loved ones.

    The Outstanding Nurse Educator Award

    Presented to a MNA member who has demonstrated excellence in nursing education, continuing education or staff development.  This award is given to a nurse educator who has provided others with exceptional educational opportunities.

     

    The Outstanding Leadership Award

    Presented to a MNA member who has demonstrated exemplary leadership in the performance of activities on behalf of nursing and the MNA.  This award is given to a leader who has furthered MNA’s mission and nursing’s agenda.

     

    The Outstanding Advanced Practice Clinical Nurse Award

    Presented to a MNA member who has demonstrated excellence in clinical practice.  The recipient should be an innovator and combine clinical practice with a major leadership function such as research, education, professional services, community services, or scholarly activities.

     

    The Outstanding Dissemination of Health Information Award

    Presented in recognition of achievements in the dissemination of health information to the public.  Coverage may include illness prevention or wellness promotion.  This award could come from the print, radio, television cinematic or other similar mass medium. The nominees for this award are not required to be an MNA member.

     

    The Outstanding Pathfinder Award

    Presented to a MNA member who has demonstrated excellence and creative leadership that fosters the development of the nursing profession.  The recipient has pioneered in innovation in nursing or developed creative approaches to further nursing’s agenda.

     

    The Outstanding Mentoring Award

    Presented to a MNA member who shows individuals how to put into practice the professional concepts of nursing by example and through wise counsel and advice.  This award is given to a mentor who best demonstrates outstanding efforts and interest in the professional development and advancement of less experienced nurses.

 

For further information, please visit the Maryland Nurses Association website: Maryland Nurses Association