A Community of Exceptional Nurses
AACN chapters that have made a difference in the healthcare profession and their communities are chosen each year to receive AACN Circle of Excellence recognition awards. This awards program recognizes contributions and achievements that exemplify AACN's mission, vision, and values, and applauds excellence. Nominations will be accepted in five categories:
Nominations for these categories are due by November 1.
This additional award category recognizes the chapters that best exemplify the association's annual theme. Successful nominees will demonstrate how their chapter has exemplified the association's theme throughout the year.
Chapters will be evaluated on programs and activities that were completed from July 1, 2011, to date of submission and programs that are planned for the rest of the year.
Nominations for the President’s Award are due by February 15.
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