The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh College of Nursing (CON) and Board of Visitors will recognize several outstanding nurses and nurse leaders at the Nightingale Awards Dinner, set for April 20 at the Culver Family Welcome Center.
Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing Practice
Nominations for nurses will be accepted through Jan. 31 for the Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing Practice. Staff-level registered nurses (RN) or licensed practical nurses (LPN) actively employed in Wisconsin who demonstrate clinical excellence and spend the majority of their time in patient care are eligible.
Nightingale Award for Nurse Leaders
Nominations for nurse leaders will be accepted through Jan. 31 for the Nightingale Nurse Leader Award. Nurse leaders who demonstrate exceptional leadership, guidance and service to their healthcare organizations and to the profession of nursing within the state of Wisconsin are eligible.
Nominations can be submitted by colleagues, other healthcare providers, patients, clients, the general public or self-nomination. Nominees do not need to be UW Oshkosh alumni to be considered for the award.
Winners of the Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing Practice and the Nightingale Nurse Leader Award will be announced during the event. They will receive a commemorative award for their outstanding contributions to the nursing profession, as well as a $1,000 scholarship.