NONPF Annual Awards
NONPF traditionally solicits nominations for the annual recognitions awards starting in fall with a February deadline. The annual recognition awards include the areas of educator, faculty practice, preceptor, research, and policy, as well as Service to NONPF and Friend of NONPF. Award nominations are evaluated by the Member Resources Committee for selection. The NONPF Board of Directors identifies the recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Awards.
Nominations are now open for the 2017 Annual Recognition Awards. Please review the nomination processes and categories below prior to submitting the nomination form.
Please submit the nomination form below or you can print and submit the completed form to the NONPF office.
All submission must be received by February 10, 2017.
The Individual Achievement Awards are open to NONPF members only and the Recognition Award Categories are open to both NONPF and non-NONPF members. The nomination must be made by a member of NONPF. Members of the Members Resources Committee may not be nominated nor may they make nominations. Letters of support may be submitted by colleagues, students of the nominee or those who are not members of NONPF.
- Award nomination form
- One page statement by the person making the nomination addressing how the nominee meets the eligibility criteria (500 word maximum)
- One statement of support for the nomination (500 word maximum)
- Nominee’s CV or biosketch emphasizing information relevant to the award
NONPF 2017 AWARD ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
NONPF will select no more than one recipient for each award annually and may opt not to grant one or more of the awards in a given year
(1) OUTSTANDING NURSE PRACTITIONER EDUCATOR AWARD
1. Holds nurse practitioner faculty position in a nurse practitioner program.
2. Contributes to the advancement of nurse practitioner education at the local, regional, national, or international level in one or more of the following areas:
a. Innovative curriculum development
b. Outstanding teaching ability
c. Educational policy development
d. Development of creative teaching techniques/strategies
(2) OUTSTANDING FACULTY PRACTICE AWARD
1. Maintains active practice in an established NP faculty practice or other clinical setting
2. Demonstrates creative approaches for teaching models of care, evaluation, etc.
3. Demonstrates excellence in integrating practice into the NP faculty role
4. Maintains outstanding standards of practice
(3) OUTSTANDING POLICY AWARD
Contributes to the advancement of the nurse practitioner role at the local, regional, national, or international level in one or more of the following areas:
a. Leader in policy development
b. Advocate for NP-related legislation & regulations
c. Leader in policy implementation
d. Political activist in legislation related to APRNs
(4) OUTSTANDING RESEARCHER AWARD
Contributes to knowledge development for nurse practitioner practice, education, and policy in one or more of the following areas:
a. Ongoing funded research concerning phenomena of relevance to NP practice, policy, or education
b. Ongoing funded research concerning nurse practitioner practice models
c. Publication of research and conceptual work in research, clinical journals and textbooks
d. Significant influence in evolution of health policy through research/scholarly works
e. Significant influence of research in nurse practitioner education
f. Support of evidence-based practice
(5) OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO NONPF
Contributes to advancement of the mission of NONPF through two or more of the following areas:
a. Member/chair of a committee with outstanding service
b. Participant in important activities
c. Leader in a prominent role
d. Mentor of and role model for new members and/or new faculty
e. Contributes to growth of organization
f. Volunteer for NONPF activities (e.g., abstract reviewer)
(6) RISING STAR
- Demonstrates extraordinary promise early in the NP faculty career in two or more of the following areas:
2. Demonstrates evidence that the candidate’s contributions are having a positive impact on the NP profession, academic institution, and/or educational system.
3. Demonstrates sustained and progressive achievement consistent with a “rising star.”
4. Holds the position of faculty and is in the first 5 years of an academic career.
OPEN TO MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS
(7) FRIEND OF NONPF AWARD
Provides major contributions to NONPF in two or more of the following ways:
a. Sponsor, and/or donor, and/or fund raiser
b. Planned giving
c. Volunteer time.
d. Promotes the image of NONPF
e. Developer of NONPF products
f. Sponsor of awards (e.g., poster, research)
(8) PRECEPTOR GOLD STAR AWARD
1. Precepts or has precepted NP students
2. Demonstrates advancement of quality NP education through exceptional service as a preceptor
3. Demonstrates attributes of leadership skills, teaching ability, caring for students, articulate communicator, and positive role model
4. Provides a letter of support from a student.