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Rona F. Levin Evidence-Based Practice Improvement Award (EBPI) Award

 

The Foundation of New York State Nurses Cathryne A. Welch Center for Nursing Research invites nominations for the Rona F. Levin Evidence-Based Practice Improvement Award, heretofore known as the EBPI Award. This award, sponsored by the Foundation of New York State Nurses, is designed to recognize excellence in implementing research in the practice setting. This award will be given to a group using best evidence to make a practice change that results in demonstrated improvement in outcomes for the patient and family, staff, community, or organization.

Eligibility for the award includes:

    1. One of the leaders of the evidence-based practice (EBP) project must be a registered nurse, licensed in NYS. Teams can self-nominate.
    2. The evidence-based practice project that is the basis for submission must have been completed within the past two years or completed within the past five years with re- evaluation of outcomes within the past two years.
    3. Institutions which have won the EBP or Clinical Practice Improvement Award in the past two (2) years are not eligible.

    Applications must be received by April 18th, 2024

    Click here to download the application. 

    The following resources are available to you to assist with your application:

    AORN Abstract

    CASP and GRADE

    Teach-Back Method

    Critical Appraisal Tools for EBP

    SAMPLE TOE: Preoperative Fasting

    Critical Appraisal Toolkit 

    Citations

    Distinguished Nurse Researcher Award

    The Foundation of New York State Nurses Cathryne A. Welch Center for Nursing Research invites nominations, including self-nominations, for the Distinguished Nurse Researcher Award.  This award, sponsored by the Foundation of New York State Nurses, is designed to recognize excellence in nursing research. 

    Criteria for the award include:

    1. Evidence of a coherent research program;
    2. Evidence of leadership in health care research;
    3. Quality of research;
    4. Contribution to the science and art of nursing and health care; and
    5. Dissemination of research to the scientific and clinical communities

     Distinguished Nurse Researcher

    • Registered professional nurse licensed in New York who is doctorally prepared and has obtained at least one degree, either baccalaureate or higher in nursing;   
    • Has data-based publications in peer reviewed journals/publications which demonstrate a coherent research program
    • Demonstrates quality and leadership in health care research which contribute to the science and art of nursing and health care;
    • Disseminates the findings of her/his research to the scientific and clinical communities;
    • As principal investigator, has consistently received substantial funding since completion of the doctorate.

    Applications must be received by April 18th, 2024

    Click here to download the application

    The Nightingale Award

     

    The Nightingale Award is given annually by the Board of Directors of the Center for Nursing at the Foundation of New York State Nurses to an individual or organization whose actions mirror the legacy and accomplishments of Florence Nightingale:  leader, mentor, educator, researcher, a woman before her time, organizer, developer, bold in the face of adversity, and passionate about nursing and patient care.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

    • 2023 American Nurses Association  New York (ANA-NY
    • 2022 Ernest Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN
    • 2019  Loretta C. Ford, EdD, RN, PNP, FAAN, FAANP
    • 2018  New York Organization of Nurse Executives & Leaders (NYONEL)
    • 2017  Bellevue School of Nursing Alumnae Association
    • 2016  Bonnie and Mark Barnes, Co-founders of the DAISY Foundation
    • 2015  Barbara and Donald Jonas, Founders of the Jonas Center

     

    Veronica M. Driscoll Award

     

    The Driscoll Award is given annually by the Board of Directors of the Center for Nursing at the Foundation of New York State Nurses to an individual or organization who stands out through their dedication and determination in supporting the mission of the Center for Nursing in their efforts to increase public knowledge and understanding of nursing, the nursing profession, and the arts and sciences on which human health depends. The Driscoll Award will honor excellence in nursing history, education or research and seeks to recognize those who epitomize the standards and values for which Veronica M. Driscoll stood.

     

    • 2023 Deborah C. Stamps, EdD, MBA, MS, RN, GN, NE-BC, CDE
    • 2022 John A. Hartford Foundation
    • 2019  Springer Publishing Company
    • 2018  Dianne Cooney Miner, PhD, RN, CNS, FAAN
    • 2017  Rona F. Levin, PhD, RN
    • 2016  Mary J. Finnin, MS, RN
    • 2015  Barbara Zittel, PhD, RN
    • 2012  Robert V. Piemonte, EdD, RN
    • 2011  Margaret C. Heagarty, MD, HonDMS
    • 2009  Linda D. Sickler, AAS
    • 2008  Cecilia F. Mulvey, PhD, RN
    • 2007  Janet P. Mance, MN, RN & M. Janice Nelson, EdD, RN
    • 2006  Margeret G. Tyson, EdD, RN
    • 2005  Beatrice M. Latremore, MS, RN
    • 2004  Erline McGriff, EdD, RN, FAAN & Laura Simms, EdD, RN
    • 2003  Catherine Leach, RN
    • 2002  Cathryne A. Welch, EdD, RN