National League for Nursing - Excellence Initiatives
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:
- Application cover sheet
- Executive summary (one paragraph)
- Introduction including description of nursing program and parent
institution (two paragraphs)
- 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)
- Supporting documents (5-10 pages). Documents may include excerpts
from student journals or stories that students wrote, handouts, a short video,
or other materials.
- Application submission
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