Professional Nursing Awards

The Professional Nursing Awards celebrate and recognize individual nurses who excel in the areas of leadership, practice, education, and community service.  The Center for Nursing Excellence believes nurses deserve to be recognized for their exceptional contributions to the profession of nursing. We encourage everyone to submit a nomination for one or more of the following Professional Nursing Recognition Award categories:

Professional Nursing Awards:

Hospital Week Awards:

Nomination Process:

  1. Please select the award above to access the guidelines and nomination form. Supportive information may be attached and is encouraged.
  2. Deadline to submit nominations and supportive information is Friday, April 15, 2022.
    IMPORTANT:  Nominations will not be accepted after this date.  NO EXCEPTIONS


The Center for Nursing Excellence will announce the award winners and celebrate all award nominees on May 11, 2022.  More information about the celebration will be coming soon.

2021 award recipients: Deonna Wissler, Richard Ekborg, Kayla Harrington, Renee Joiner, and Tim Vandiver2021 Award Recipients