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The Hearst Foundations Excellence in Geriatric Education Awards - Procedures

One of the goals of the National League for Nursing is to lead in setting standards that advance excellence and innovation in nursing education. Toward this end, the Board of Governors, NLN members, and staff have collaborated to develop a number of initiatives that relate to excellence and innovation. Among the material you will find on the NLN's website related to excellence and innovation in nursing education are the following:

There is no application fee for this award.
Applications are due May 1, 2013, 8:00 pm ET.

A complete application includes:

    1. Application cover sheet
    2. Narrative
      1. Executive summary (one paragraph)
      2. Introduction including description of nursing program and parent institution (two paragraphs)
      3. Description of how the nursing program used resources from the NLN's ACES website, workshops, and webinars to provide students with excellence in geriatric education. Description should include a summary of how ACES Essential Nursing Action and ACES Essential Knowledge Domains were used to develop, implement, and evaluate this innovative approach. Evaluation should include quotations from students describing how the innovative approach(es) to teaching geriatrics using ACES and/or the related resources benefitted them. (3-4 pages)
    3. Supporting documents (5-10 pages). Documents may include excerpts from student journals or stories that students wrote, handouts, a short video, or other materials.
    4. Application submission


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