In fairness to each nominee, we ask that every nominator follow these general guidelines:
- Completed nominations must include supporting documents.
- Each nominee will be assessed based solely on the information in their nomination form. Please do not include phrases such as “see attached C.V.” when specific information is requested.
- Each nominee must meet certain eligibility requirements.
- You can only nominate a person for one CNA award.
- This award may be given posthumously.
You will be asked to provide both your and the nominee’s name, employer information, position, full address, telephone number and CNA membership details.
The following mandatory eligibility requirements apply (not applicable for nominees who are deceased):
- The nominee is an RN in good standing with their provincial/territorial regulatory body. Confirmation letter or e-mail required.
- The nominee has paid the CNA membership fees either through their jurisdiction or the independent or emeritus nurses group.
- The nominee has consented to the nomination.
- The nominee has been informed that his or her name will be made public if they receive an award.
- The nominee is a Canadian resident.
Summary of experience and major accomplishments
You will be asked to provide descriptions of the nominee’s work experience and other major accomplishments (volunteer activities, awards, etc.). Each of these can be a maximum of 150 words.
Summary of specific accomplishments
You must provide three 500-word (maximum) summaries of the nominee’s specific accomplishments related to the Jeanne Mance Award.
The first summary will show how the nominee has made a significant and innovative contribution to the health care of Canadians. These may include:
- Participating in the implementation of new health-care, education or research programs
- Substantially improving the health-care delivery system
The second summary will show how the nominee has made significant contributions to the status and public recognition of the nursing profession. These may include:
- International organizations such as WHO or ICN
- National professional associations such as CNA or other national or regional organizations
- The advancement and promotion of nursin
- Nursing theory or research
- Senior-level administration
The third summary will show how the nominee has made significant and sustained contributions to nursing practice in Canada. These may include:
- Practice innovations or expertise
- Research and teaching
- Employment relations
- Published materials
- Committee work
- Community engagement
Please note that you must upload the following supporting documents with your nomination:
- Confirmation letter or e-mail from provincial/territorial regulator
- Three separate letters from individuals from three different organizations in support of the nomination These can include a letter from the nominator.
- The nominee’s curriculum vitae
- A biographical note no longer than 500 words