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The purpose of the APSNA Innovation Award is to recognize, encourage and disseminate novel ideas that can impact professional nursing practice. These may include new techniques, therapies, devices or processes that demonstrate potential to significantly improve the treatment of pediatric surgical patients.


Eligibility:

  1. 1. Must be an APSNA member in good standing for 1 year or more.
  2. Application must demonstrate that the innovation: a. Is a catalyst for change within the institution, division, disciplines, or department,
    b. Involves teams when possible (e.g., across programs, divisions, disciplines)
    c. Demonstrates potential for advancement of professional pediatric surgical nursing.
    d. Has the potential for replication and dissemination.
  3. Is consistent with APSNA’s mission and vision.
  4. See APSNA Awards Policy for additional criteria.

Responsibilities of the Recipient:

  1. Sign a letter of agreement before funds are dispersed, which further delineates grantee responsibilities.
  2. Maintain APSNA membership for one year after completion of project/fund allocation.
  3. Develop and submit a formal abstract for the APSNA Annual Conference the following year via a short oral presentation.

How to Apply: 

Send the following information electronically to info@apsna.org:

  1. Read and sign the conflict of interest disclosure (included in the online application form).
  2. The submission will be titled and a summary provided that demonstrates that the innovation:
    a. Is a catalyst for change within the institution, division, disciplines, or department,
    b. Involves teams when possible (e.g., across programs, divisions, disciplines)
    c. Demonstrates potential for advancement of professional pediatric surgical nursing.
    d. Has the potential for replication and dissemination.
    e. Is consistent with APSNA’s mission and vision.
  3. Additional summary requirements:
    a. Verify that the project/activity is current (within 24 months).
    b. Assure that the project/activity does not endorse a specific commercial product or company.
    c. Document a summary of the innovative process, with outcomes achieved.

    Application Dates: 

    November 1 to February 28

    Awardee will be announced at the Annual Business Meeting.

    Contact us for more information.

     

    2020 Recipient:

    Natalie Walker

    Natalie Walker, MSN, CRNP

    The purpose of the APSNA Innovation Award is to recognize, encourage and disseminate novel ideas that can impact professional nursing practice. These may include new techniques, therapies, devices or processes that demonstrate potential to significantly improve the treatment of pediatric surgical patients.
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