They must not currently be the subject of any proceedings, conditions or consensual agreements related to registration or continuing competence requirements or discipline by the CARNA.
Currently practising CARNA staff and provincial councillors are not eligible. Members who are not in good standing are not eligible.
Only currently practising CARNA members, in good standing, can nominate or support a nomination. If they are already the nominator, they can’t put their name down as a supporter.
Current CARNA staff and provincial councillors can’t nominate, but they can be supporters of the nomination. The review committee only sees who is being nominated and the main nominator.
Individuals outside the profession can be supporting nominators, but the main nominator must be an RN.
You will need to create a profile online through the awards system. Once you create a profile, you will receive a confirmation email with login instructions to begin your nomination.
While an individual can complete a nomination on their own, we encourage you to share the information needed with the supporters. More eyes on the nomination is always helpful to ensure clear, relevant examples are provided. If you decide on a collaborative approach, copy the information into word and complete together, then copy/paste the information into the nomination system.
Consider nominating more than one person! You can nominate multiple people in the same or different categories, but always make sure you provide examples specific to the criteria questions.
This award recognizes an outstanding RN (or group of RNs) practising in any area of nursing administration in any setting.
This award recognizes an outstanding RN (or group of RNs) who provides direct-patient care in any setting.
This award recognizes an outstanding RN (or group of RNs) who provides nursing education in any setting.
This award recognizes an outstanding RN (or group of RNs) actively engaged in nursing research as principal or co-investigator in any setting.
This award is for current practising or non-practising CARNA member who has made an outstanding contribution to the nursing profession throughout their nursing career. The Awards Selection Committee will look for specific examples of how the nominee:
The nominee (or group) has exceeded the expectations of the nominee’s employers or colleagues and shows promise to become an exceptional member of the profession.
The nominee must have graduated within two years of the nomination deadline. For example, if the nomination deadline is in October 2018, the nominee must have graduated within two years of that date.
The Awards Selection Committee will look for specific examples of
how the nominee:
This award is presented to an outstanding individual or group external to the profession who has served their community in an outstanding and remarkable way. The Awards Selection Committee will look for specific examples of how the nominee of group: