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DATE: Thursday, October 1, 2020
Time: 7 p.m. CST

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Join us Thursday, October 1 at 7pm as we honor a decade of nursing excellence and pay tribute to the tireless efforts of nurses throughout the state of Oklahoma while also raising funds for the March of Dimes. See our Digital  Program Booklet.

Beginning on April 22, 2020, nurses will have the opportunity to nominate colleagues, supervisors or the families they have served.  Nominations will be open through July 10th so, nominate a nurse today!

At a culminating awards event, March of Dimes will celebrate a decade of nursing excellence and recognize the most outstanding nurses in 17 diverse categories.

See the 2020 Nurse of the Year Finalist

2020 OKLAHOMA NURSE OF THE YEAR AWARDS
CATEGORIES

Registered nurses in Oklahoma and are in good standing with the Oklahoma State Board of Nursing are eligible.
Nominee must exemplify an extraordinary level of caring and compassion in the delivery of patient care services.
Nominee is perceived as a leader among peers and affects positive change in the profession, workplace and community.

ADVANCED PRACTICE
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Certified Nurse Midwife, Nurse Practitioner,
Nurse Anesthetists,and Nurse Psychotherapist.
 
CHARGE NURSE
Includes nurses in all clinical areas who function in the Charge, Lead or Shift role.  Includes House Supervisor.
 
CRITICAL CARE
Includes adult ICU/CCU, IMC, Cath lab and special procedures, PTCA, Interventional Radiology, Cardiology, with intermediate care units.  
 
EDUCATION
Includes University/Junior College, Hospital, and Community (schools, etc.) and Research. 

EMERGENCY
ER, flight, ambulance, pre-hospital, telephone triage and Peds ER.
 
GENERAL MEDICAL / SURGICAL
Medical, surgical, orthopedics, neurological, renal respiratory, cardiovascular, nursing dependent upon specialty for either category.

INFECTION CONTROL & OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH
Nursing in IC/EH and Occupational Health Settings.
 
MANAGED CARE
Nursing in managed care/health maintenance organization settings and/or case management services.
 
NURSING ADMINISTRATION
Includes Consultants, CNE's, CNO's, VP's, and Administtrative Directors. 

NURSING MANAGEMENT
Clinical Director/Nursing Manager.

NEONATAL/PEDIATRIC
Nursery, general pediatric units, PICU, and NICU.
 
OTHER NURSING SPECIALTIES
Nurse caring for patients in Behavioral Health, Hospice, Home Health, Long Term Acute, Rehabilitation, and etc.

PUBLIC HEALTH & AMBULATORY CARE
Public health, clinic, office and other ambulatory care settings, and/or school, government agencies, Indian health facilities,
reservations, Parish, prison nursing, and/or transplant coordinator. 

QUALITY & RISK MANAGEMENT 
Performance Improvement, Quality Management, Risk Management, Informatics,
Patient Advocate, Patient Safety in the Community and/or Hospital.
 
RISING STAR
Nurse within the first 2 years of practice who exemplifies outstanding caring, leadership, and professionalism.
 
SURGICAL SERVICES & PROCEDURAL AREA
Perioperative, Preoperative, PACU, Day Surgery, AND/OR Endoscopy.
 
WOMEN'S HEALTH
Antepartum, Intrapartum, Maternal/Baby Care, Postpartum, and Gynecology.
  
 
TO NOMINATE A NURSE TODAY GO TO
 
https://app.reviewr.com/s1/site//nursenominationOKLAHOMA20  
Nominations are due by July 10, 2020

https://app.reviewr.com/s1/site//nurseapplicationOKLAHOMA20
Applications are due by Wednesday, August 19, 2020
 

NOMINATE A NURSE

Its 10 years for March of Dimes to pay tribute to the nursing profession by recognizing extraordinary nurses throughout the state of Oklahoma.  Oklahoma Nurse of the Year honors those who make a difference in the lives of so many.

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!

EVENT LEADERSHIP

Chair
Karyl James, Regional Nursing Officer for Mercy Oklahoma City
We celebrate the nursing profession by recognizing extraordinary nurses throughout our community and honoring those who make a difference in the lives of so many.

Whether serving as educators, researchers or health care providers, nurses are critical to improving the health of families, which is even more important now during the COVID-19 pandemic.

For more than 80 years, March of Dimes has empowered families with information, programs and tools to get the best possible start. By joining us to honor the outstanding health professionals at the Nurse of the Year awards, you’re helping March of Dimes continue to make a tremendous impact on the lives of moms and babies everywhere.

Thank you for recognizing our outstanding nurses!
 
Selection Chairs
Christine McMurray, INTEGRIS Canadian Valley Hospital

Linda Merkey, Nurse Executive Consultant
 
Leadership Committee

Angela Beddor - Comanche County Memorial Hospital 

Angie Bidleman – Ascension Jane Phillips

Angie Kamermayer – INTEGRIS Health Edmond

Annette Troxell – Norman Regional Hospital

Brittni McGill – Norman Regional Hospital

Brandi Stewart – INTEGRIS Grove

Cynthia Standlee – Mercy Ardmore

Donna DeLise – Community Hospital

Deborah Browning – Children’s Hospital at OU Medical

Elain Richardson – SSM St. Anthony Hospital

Jackie Aguilar – Stillwater Medical Center

Jeannie Campbell – Stillwater Medical Center

Jill Hughes – INTEGRIS Canadian Valley Hospital

Kim Jenkins – Mercy Hospital Oklahoma City

Krista Reyna – McBride Hospital

Kristen Webb – Duncan Regional Hospital

Lewis Perkins – INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center

Melissa Alvillar – Comanche County Memorial Hospital

Michelle Quinalty – Alliance Health Seminole

Nicole Nichols – Traveling Nurse

Ralania Tignor – Chickasaw Nation Medical Center

Shaun Horton – OU Medical Center Edmond

Tomi Tice – Chickasaw Nation Medical Center

Vicki Cantrell – INTEGRIS Canadian Valley

 

BECOME A SPONSOR

The March of Dimes in Oklahoma is celebrating the 11th anniversary of nursing excellence in the most meaningful way, through partnerships with hospitals, health care facilities, organizations, vendors and individuals.

Sponsorship activation opportunities are available at a variety of levels for our Oklahoma Nurse of the Year Awards Gala, and this is a great way to provide integration and civic engagement while paying tribute to nurses. Partnerships can be customized for this special event based on your company's marketing needs and objectives. Sponsorship opportunities

Let's connect!  For more information on how to become involved or activate your brand with the Oklahoma Nurse of the Year 11th  anniversary campaign, contact Laurie Applekamp, Executive Director at (405) 415-1262 or [email protected].

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