APRN of the Year Award

Awarded to the outstanding APRN of the year, including Advanced Nurse Practitioners, CNSs, or CRNAs (both ACH and UAMS employees working on ACH campus).

Criteria for Selection:

  • Provides exceptional patient and family-centered care
  • Demonstrates advanced clinical expertise
  • Excellent communication  with patients, families, and staff
  • Exceptionally mentors and teaches other staff
  • Exhibits commitment to the profession of nursing
  • Takes responsibility for professional development
  • Advances research and evidence-based practice
  • Integrates new evidence into clinical practice
  • Promotes interdisciplinary collaboration across the ACH care continuum 
I nominate First Name:  *Last Name:  *Credentials:  *Department:  *As a deserving recipient of the APRN of the Year Award. This person consistently meets the above criteria (review criteria and enter comments below). Include a story with specific examples of how the nurse meets criteria: Include a story with specific examples of how the nurse meets criteria:  *Your Name:  *Your Credentials:  *Unit:  *Relationship to Nominee:  *Phone:  *Your Email:  *I give permission to the Nurses Week Committee to share a copy of this nomination with the nominee after the awards period.