INCA Cardiovascular Nurse Excellence Award 2024

/INCA Cardiovascular Nurse Excellence Award 2024

Owing to the success of the INCA Recognition of Cardiovascular Nurse Excellence Awards in 2023, INCA are delighted to announce an annual excellence award for outstanding contribution in cardiovascular nursing.

This award recognises the outstanding contribution made by a nurse in national and international cardiovascular nursing. This nominee should be someone that inspires enthusiasm for cardiovascular nursing and will have demonstrated commitment, knowledge and excellence in improving the management and quality of care of this patient group.

The award welcomes nominations for nurses who have exceeded role expectations, for example through their involvement in clinical developments, local or national guidelines, staff or patient education , patient advocacy or support of colleagues, to the benefit of patient care and their nurse profession.

When shortlisting we will consider the following:

  • Professional standing and recognition
  • Contribution to the advancement of cardiovascular nursing
  • Clinical or academic leadership
  • Impact on clinical or academic practice
  • Impact on patients and /or peers

Essential Criteria

  • Member of INCA
  • Currently practicing on island of Ireland, clinical or education, across all areas of nursing.
  • Shortlisted nominees are expected to attend the Scientific Event on 2nd March 2024 in St. James Hospital Dublin.

Guidance for entry/nomination

  • Please note: Entries are anonymised prior to judging therefore please avoid using the entrants name or place of work in the main body of the entry.
  • Please inform your nominee
  • Please provide, with consent a personal email for the person you are nominating.
  • Please confirm that you have permission to share the personal email of the person you have nominated. (not a work email)
  • If possible please provide (with consent) a recent photo of the nominee as INCA will be publishing shortlisted nominees on social media and our website.

Tips for success

  • We do not require a nursing educational history.
  • Focus upon current or recent practice.
  • Focus on the impact this nurse has made

Closing date for nominations: Thursday 1st February at 17:00hrs.

Nominations are now closed.