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Nurse of the Year, Washington

DATE: Wednesday, November 14, 2018  |  Time: 8:00 AM
LOCATION: Washington State Convention Center
ADDRESS: 705 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101

For more information please contact Kristen Almgren at or (206) 452-6640


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The March of Dimes is honored to pay tribute to the nursing profession by recognizing extraordinary
nurses throughout the community. Nurse of the Year events honor those who make a
difference in the lives of so many. Nominate an outstanding nurse today!

    2018 Nominations Categories
o Advocacy for Patients o Ambulatory Care o Clinical Care o Distinguished Nurse of the Year
 o Education o Emergency o Front Line Leader  o Hospice, Home Health Palliative Care
o Nursing Administration and Leadership o Pediatric o Research Advancement o Rising Star o Women’s Health



Advocacy for Patients
RNs who go beyond the call of duty to advocate for patients.

Ambulatory Care – NEW
For nursing professionals that treat patients that seek routine medical care for acute and chronic illnesses as well as injuries.
Clinical Care
RNs who demonstrate excellence in delivering care directly to the patient in any clinical setting.
Distinguished Nurse of the Year
RNs whose contributions and accomplishments have had an extraordinary influence within the nursing profession in Washington.
Nursing students that have demonstrated outstanding professionalism and mastered the coursework necessary for a successful nursing career and RN’s that have made significant contributions in education, professional development, and/or long-term learning of nursing professionals.
Emergency - ER, flight and ambulance.
Front Line Leader
Includes nurses in general medical/surgical or specialty unit area of nursing who function in the Charge Nurse, ANM, or Supervisor role. Includes Adult ICU/CCU, IMC, cath lab and special procedures, PTCA Interventional Radiology, ER, Surgical, Labor & Delivery, NICU with intermediate care units and PICU.
Hospice, Home Health & Palliative Care
Nursing in inpatient/outpatient hospice settings and nursing in all home health care settings.

Nursing Administration and Leadership
Includes CNE’s, CNO’s, VP’s, Administrative Directors, and Department Directors/Managers.
RNs whose influence and service in the care of pregnant mothers and babies exemplifies the mission of the March of Dimes to improve the health of babies.

Research Advancement
Nurses who use, implement, supervise, conduct, design, or teach research to advance quality improvement, evidence-based practice or clinical outcomes.  This category recognizes nurses who use research to guide practice and develop policies.

Rising Star
RNs who, within the first 18 months of practice exemplify outstanding caring, leadership, and professionalism.
Women's Health
Nurses who provide care in ante partum clinics, antepartum hospital units, labor and delivery, maternal/baby care, post-partum and gynecology. 


Honor a nurse or group of Nurses through a GIFT IN TRIBUTE online.

Whether serving as health care provider, educator, researcher, chapter volunteer and/or advisor – nurses play a critical role in advancing the mission of the March of Dimes:  to improve the health of all babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. The Nurse of the Year initiative supports this mission while recognizing exceptional nurses throughout the state and celebrating the profession. Honor a nurse, or group of nurses, through a TRIBUTE GIFT.


Through partnerships with companies, organizations and individuals, the March of Dimes is able to create unique moments for your clients, vendors and leadership teams. Your sponsorship clearly demonstrates your support of the March of Dimes and our cause. Sponsorship opportunities are available at a variety of levels, providing you with brand recognition, civic engagement and an exclusive client entertainment opportunity within the event. We look forward to working with you to discuss your partnership with the March of Dimes. Please contact Kristen Almgren for more information and to learn how to get your company involved. 206.452.6640