2019 Nightingale Awards Nominations
Sponsored by the Louisiana Nurses Foundation and Louisiana State Nurses Association


Individual Award Criteria

All Louisiana registered nurses or retired registered nurses who practiced in Louisiana are eligible to be nominated for a 2019 Nightingale Award. In addition, individual RN’s are eligible to be nominated for induction into the Louisiana State Nurses Association/ Louisiana Nurses Foundation Hall of Fame, the most prestigious award of recognition for life long contributions. Applications are limited to the electronic application which may be accessed from the Louisiana State Nurses Association website, www.lsna.org.

Hall of Fame nominees will be notified prior to the event whether or not they are selected for induction into the Hall of Fame. All other nominees for awards will be announced at the Gala.

All submissions for every individual category must include the following information on the nominee as well as the specific award criteria:

  • Number of years in practice as a registered nurse
  • All academic degrees
  • All current nationally recognized nursing certifications
  • Current position and years in position
  • All submissions must Include a professional headshot of nominee

All submissions may include up to three (3) supporting documents such as a Resume, Letters of support, Media coverage of achievements, etc.

Please comment on and give examples of the nominee’s achievements/accomplishments related to the SPECIFIC AWARD CRITERIA for which he or she is nominated. A nominee’s application must be complete as it shall be the sole source for determination of honorees.


Organizational Award Criteria

Please comment on and give examples of the organization’s achievements/accomplishments in relation to the specific award.  Each organization’s nomination shall include a high-resolution image of the organization’s official logo.