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REHABILITATION NURSE OF THE YEAR AWARD

PURPOSE:

The Southeast Texas Chapter of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) has established a Rehabilitation Nurse of the Year Award to recognize outstanding contributions to the field of rehabilitation nursing.

AWARD CATEGORIES:

Individuals may be nominated for an award in any one of the following four (4) categories.  Beginning in 2003 only one Nurse of the Year Award will be given.

1.  Clinical                            (e.g.: Staff RN, Home Health, Clinic, CNS, NP, and Liaison)

2.  Nurse Administrator    (e.g.: Executive, Administrator, and Manager)

3.  Case Manager               (External or Internal)

4.   Other                               (e.g.: Educator, Researcher, and Consultant)

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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

 1.  Member of Southeast Texas Chapter of ARN for at least one (1) year.

 2.   National and Local ARN dues paid.

           3.   Attendance at 50% or more of Southeast Texas Chapter ARN meetings.

 4.   Current certification as Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN)

       (Other certification may not be substituted for this requirement).

  5.  Current Texas licensure as a registered nurse.

  6.  Current practice or experience within past one year in a rehabilitation setting. 

 

EVALUATION CRITERIA

1.    Clinical/Administrative contributions.

2.    Professional organization involvement and contributions.

       (includes publications, state/national level presentations)

3.    Community involvement related to rehabilitation nursing.

4.    Practice based on research findings (optional, but a strong plus)

5.    Demonstration of strong support and practice of rehabilitation nursing

       standards and ARN philosophy.

6.    Completeness and accuracy of all required written materials.

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APPLICATION AND REVIEW PROCESS:

Candidates for Rehabilitation Nurse of the Year Award(s) will be nominated by peers/colleagues within the field of rehabilitation. 

The Rehabilitation Nurse Award committee will notify all individuals nominated.  Individuals nominated will complete and submit all other required written materials to the Nurse of the Year Award Committee.

ALL NOMINATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY:

AUGUST 31st of Current Year

The Rehabilitation Nurse Award committee will review all completed applications.  The committee recommendations will be reviewed and a panel of the Board of Directors and all committee chairpersons will approve the award.  Award recipients will be announced at the annual Fall Dinner & Awards Banquet.

SUBMIT TO THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS TO BE RECEIVED BY:

AUGUST 31st of Current Year

SE Texas Chapter ARN
4212 San Felipe
PMB #158
Houston, Texas 77027-2902
ATTN: Chair: Rehabilitation Nurse Award Committee

Email: info@arnsoutheastx.org

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ARN SOUTHEAST TEXAS CHAPTER

REHABILITATION NURSE OF THE YEAR

NOMINATION FORM

Please carefully review the eligibility requirements and evaluation criteria, then complete this form to nominate a colleague for the Rehabilitation Nurse of the Year in any one of the four (4) identified categories.

COMPLETED NOMINATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE REHABILITATION NURSE AWARD COMMITTEE BY: AUGUST 31st of Current Year.

SE Texas Chapter ARN
4212 San Felipe
PMB #158
Houston, Texas 77027-2902
ATTN: Chair: Rehabilitation Nurse Award Committee

Email: info@arnsoutheastx.org

NAME OF NOMINEE: _______________________________________________

                                                                Name and Degrees

 

AWARD CATEGORY    1. Clinical ________     2. Nurse Administrator _________

NOMINATED FOR:         3. Case Manager __     4. Other (specify) _______

 

NOMINEE'S PHONE:   Work: _________________Home: _________________

NOMINEE'S AFFILIATION: ___________________________________________

STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATION FOR AWARD NOMINATION:

Include specific examples of clinical/administrative contributions, professional organization involvement/contributions, rehabilitation related community involvement, evidence of strong support and practice of rehabilitation nursing standards of practice and ARN philosophy or other contributions which qualify this individual for a Rehabilitation Nurse of the Year Award.

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Nomination form is not valid unless all requested information is provided.

         SUBMITTED BY:  __________________________________   _______________       

                     Name and Degree                                       Date

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