2019 Nomination for Nursing Excellence Awards

The PNA Nursing Excellence Award recognizes nursing excellence in the following 4 nursing practice areas: 

  • Clinical Practice

  • Education

  • Administration

  • Rising Star

Please be sure to specify the area of nursing practice of the nominee.

Nurses receiving The PNA Excellence in Nursing Awards will be individually recognized at The Annual PNA Awards Dinner in May 2019 at Coppola’s in Hyde Park, NY. Award winners and nominators will be notified via phone and E-Mail. 

Selected Nominators are asked to read their letter of recommendation at the awards dinner event.


(All of the following items must be included for candidate to be considered.)

  • Nomination form (available electronically, or a printable form available on application form page).

  • Resume

  • Two letters of support. Only two (2) letters are considered, do not submit more than the requirement.

  • A brief narrative of 500 words or less clearly discussing how your nominee meets the following five (5) criteria:

    • Makes a significant impact on patient care.

    • Goes “beyond the call”

    • Demonstrates excellence

    • Shows commitment to the community

    • Exemplifies continued professionalism

All applications must be received no later than Monday 03/31/2019

Fill out application by clicking below (you do not need to mail anything in if you complete this form online).


Print application (see button below) and mail to:

Michele Lopez, RN, Chair Awards Committee

michele.lopez@sunydutchess.edu  OR 

postal mail to: 48 Red Tail Rd. Rhinebeck, NY 12572

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