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Florence Nightingale Awards for Nursing

23rd Annual Florence Nightingale Awards for Excellence in Nursing

The Board of Advisors of the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing hosts the Florence Nightingale Awards for Excellence in Nursing annually. The goal of the awards is to recognize professional nurses in the Greater Cincinnati area for their contributions to direct patient care. Board of Advisors Nightingale award winners receive $1,000, as well as a commemorative award.

Funds generated beyond expenses for this event will be used to support scholarships for undergraduate students of the UC College of Nursing.

Save the Date

The Board of Advisors of UC’s College of Nursing cordially invites you to the 23rd Annual Florence Nightingale Awards Banquet.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Hyatt Regency Cincinnati
5:00 p.m. Reception
7:00 p.m. Dinner
Business Attire

Nomination Form

The nomination form will be open from Jan. 1 - Feb. 13, 2015. Nominations are accepted from patients, family and friends of patients, colleagues, physicians and other health care workers. Nurses previously nominated may be re-nominated this year.

Final selection of award recipients will be made by a committee of the Board of Advisors. Selection is not based on the number of nominations received; however, all nominations for each nurse are considered.

Nominees must:

  • reside in the Greater Cincinnati area
  • be employed in the Greater Cincinnati area
  • be licensed as a registered nurse
  • demonstrate excellence in direct patient care

Note: One nomination form will not be accepted for an entire staff. A detailed nomination form is required for each nominee.

More Information

For more information, please call or email:

Shelley Johnson
Program Director
Alumni Affairs
513-556-6154
Shelley.Johnson@uc.edu