Connecticut Nurses' Association Awards
Connecticut Nurses Association recognizes and celebrates nurses who exemplify the very best in the nursing profession and organizations which made outstanding contributions to nursing, health care policy, media presentation of nursing, and to the Association.
Awards and Criteria
Excellence in the Workplace Award recognizes a work or practice setting where nurses are employed and that promotes professional autonomy, control over nursing practice, and/or an enhanced work environment for nurses. Recipients of the Excellence in the Workplace Award may serve as models to other work settings and may be replicable in other departments in an organization or to other institutions.
Media Award is given annually to representatives of the print and/or electronic media who has made notable contributions to the advancement of nursing in Connecticut. Media Awards recognize both the public media and nursing media that includes, but is not limited to, the following areas: Print (published materials)
Electronic (TV, radio, video, audio)
Photography (published, displayed, printed, on video or on slides)
Art (published, displayed, printed, on video or on slides)
Public Service Award is given to an individual or group who has made notable contributions to the advancement of nursing, public health or health care in Connecticut through public service, public education/advocacy, public policy or organizational leadership.
Serves at the local, regional, state or national level.
Established record of public service, public advocacy, public policy or organizational leadership for the public good in Connecticut.
Notable contributions to the advancement of nursing, public health or health care in Connecticut.
The President’s Award is awarded periodically at the discretion of the president of CNA in recognition of achievements of significance to the profession or special service to or on behalf of CNA or of the nursing profession.
Deadline for submitting nomination and supporting documentation is June 15thNominations may be submitted for an individual, group or an organization.
Each nomination must include the following:
All nominations become the property of the Connecticut Nurses’ Association. CNA reserves the right to request further information related to a nomination. Incomplete nominations will not be considered. Nominators will be notified of the Committee’s decision and offered the opportunity to register for AWARDS event to present the AWARD.
Awards do not have to be given every year. More than one award may be given in a calendar year.
Be sure to have all the required documentation ready prior to the start of your submission.Submit Nomination