In 1996, WSNA established the Washington State Nurse Hall of Fame to recognize and honor the achievements of Washington state RNs who have made significant lifetime accomplishments in the nursing profession.
WSNA continually seeks ways to encourage all registered nurses to strive for excellence in nursing. The Hall of Fame is only one of many projects developed by WSNA to support members who demonstrate the highest standards of their profession.
Criteria: Each nominee must have demonstrated excellence in the areas of patient care, leadership, education, public service, nurse advocacy, heroism, patient advocacy, or clinical practice and for achievements that have affected the health and/or social history of Washington State through sustained, lifelong contributions. The nominees must have been or currently hold membership in WSNA. The nominee may be living or deceased.
Deadlines and dates: To be considered, nominations must be submitted by Nov. 15, 2017. Nominees will be notified in Jan. 2018. The award winner(s) will be recognized by the Association, family, friends and nursing colleagues at the Hall of Fame Awards event to be held in the March 22, 2018, at Salty’s on Alki.