NBNA Awards

President's Lifetime Achievement Award
Selected by NBNA President.

The Trailblazer Award
Selected by NBNA President.

Recognizes an individual whose character places her/him in a position of leadership. It is designed for an individual who has taken risks. This award is presented to an individual who leads their community, state, and the nation in nursing, business, philanthropy, communications, government, education or the arts.

Outstanding Chapter Recognition
To recognize an NBNA chapter that demonstrated exceptional contributions and achievements while actively supporting the goals and philosophy of NBNA.

NBNA Chapter Award
To recognize an NBNA chapter with the most members.

NBNA Chapter Growth Award
To recognize an NBNA chapter with the greatest percentage of growth in membership.
 



NBNA Nurse of the Year Awards

NBNA Awards Application Form
NBNA Awards Criteria and General Instructions

Please review the application form and criteria carefully before submitting.
 

Administrative Nurse of the Year
To recognize excellence in clinical practice.

Advanced Practice Nurse of the Year

To recognize excellence in the clinical area at the advanced practice level.

Nurse Educator of the Year
To recognize outstanding contribution to professional and / or patient education.

Nurse Entrepreneur of the Year
To recognize a successful business owner.

Nurse of the Year for Community Service
To recognize outstanding and exemplary community service.

Nurse Researcher of the Year
To recognize a nurse researcher who has completed an outstanding research study and who has excellent potential to develop and implement a program of research that contributes to the well-being and health care of minorities.

Staff Nurse of the Year
To recognize excellence in clinical practice.

Student Nurse of the Year
To support a qualified NBNA member in pursuit of a baccalaureate or other advanced nursing degree.

Uniformed Services Nurse of the Year
To recognize excellence in military leadership

*NEW* Outstanding Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurse of the Year
To recognize an LPN / LVN who has demonstrated excellence in clinical practice, leadership, and service.

 



*NEW* NBNA Daisy Health Equity Awards

NBNA Daisy Health Equity Awards Application Form
NBNA Awards Criteria and General Instructions

Please review the application form and criteria carefully before submitting.

NBNA Daisy Health Equity Award for Frontline Registered Nurse 
 
To recognize excellence of a Frontline Registered Staff Nurse who goes over and beyond to address health equity and work to mitigate one or more of the social determinants of health.

NBNA Daisy Health Equity Award for LPN / LVN Nurse 
 
To recognize excellence of an LPN/LVN in clinical practice who goes over and beyond to address health equity and work to mitigate one or more of the social determinants of health.

NBNA Daisy Health Equity Award Student Award
 
To recognize and encourage extraordinary and compassionate care by students in their clinical rotations and beyond to address health equity.

NBNA Daisy Health Equity Chapter President Leadership Award
 
To recognize excellent leadership by a chapter president who exemplifies extraordinary leadership to advance the mission and vision of NBNA by addressing health equity while meeting the needs of the community

NBNA Daisy Health Equity for the NBNA Chapter (Team) Award 
 
To recognize a chapter for their team efforts and activities that address health equity by going above and beyond caring for patients and family members who are from historically, medically, and underserved populations that bear the burden of health disparities