SCIN Awards Program2018-06-29T15:37:26+00:00

SCIN Award Program

Staff Nurse Award for Excellence
This award is given to an SCIN nursing member and role model in providing competent and compassionate nursing care to individuals with SCI.

Criteria

  • Member of ASCIP nursing section
  • Demonstrate outstanding clinical performance in SCI/D care, as evidenced by: Knowledge and expertise in SCI /D nursing practice and creativity in nursing care to individuals with SCI/D and supporting significant others.
  • Collaborate with health care professionals in providing optimal care.
  • Provide statement by nominator in the Nursing Section including: Position Description (Brief description of current job responsibilities and history of care for individuals with SCI/D)
  • Knowledge and Expertise in SCI/D nursing practice: Knowledge of advances and trends in SCI/D nursing practice and serves as a role model.
  • Creativity: Demonstration of creativity in providing nursing care to individuals with SCI and supporting significant others in daily nursing practice as demonstrated by teaching health maintenance techniques for reintegration into the community, using current nursing standards and clinical research findings, and exhibiting compassion and going beyond the call of duty.
  • Collaboration with health care professionals or team members to provide optimal care.

Staff Nurse Award Recipients
2018 Matthew Kingsbury, BS, RN, CCRN
2017  William Caldwell, RN
2016  Mary Zales, RN
2015  Anna Mae Baniqued, RN, BSN, CRRN
2014  Anna Marie Bautista, RN
2013  Norma I. Smith, RN, AD
2012  Joanne Law, MSN, CNL, RN
2011  Michael Samogala, RN, CRRN
2010  Jane Jordan, RN, BSN
2007  Elma Padios RN
2006  Anne Lyons
2005  Rupert M. Smith, RN
2004  Kathleen E. Aubertin, LPN
2003  Paula A. Strangeland, RN, CCRN
2002  Karen Denise Smith, BSN, RN

Expanded Role for Excellence in Nursing
This award is given to a SCIN member who is a role model in an expanded nursing role.  The award was designed to represent the new millennium with a new focus on the expanded role of the professional nurse.  Examples include case manager, consultant, researcher, manager, administrator, clinical nurse specialist, educator and nurse practitioner.

Criteria

  • Member of ASCIP nursing section
  • Nominee must be an RN in an expanded role that contributes to SCI/D nursing practice.
  • Demonstrate outstanding clinical performance in SCI/D care, as evidenced by.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and expertise in SCI/D nursing practice.
  • Provide creativity in nursing care to individuals with SCI/D and professional support to others.
  • Collaborate with other health care professionals in providing optimal care to achieving excellence in the health care of persons with SCI/D.
  • Provide statement by nominator in the nursing section including:
  • Position Description: Brief description of current job responsibilities and history of care for SCI/D.
  • Knowledge and Expertise in SCI/D nursing practice: Knowledgeable of advances and trends in SCI/D nursing practice and demonstrates strong clinical, problem solving, and leadership skills
  • Creativity: Demonstrations of creativity in contributions to the nursing care for individuals with SCI/D and their significant others.
  • Collaboration with other health care professionals or team members to provide optimal care

Expanded Role for Excellence in Nursing Award Recipients
2018 Cissi Oloomi, MSN, APRN, CNS-BC, FNP, CNRN, CRRN
2017  Wendy Worden, APRN, CNS, MS, CCRN
2016  Linda Madaris, DNP, ARNP-C, CRRN, NEA-C
2015  Valerie Rodriguez-Yu, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CRRN, CMSRN
2014  Susan Pejoro, RN, MSN, GNP-BC
2013  Mary Susan Biggins, MBA, RN, CRRN
2012  Diedre Bricker, MSN, RN, CRRN
2010  Patricia Reisinger, RN, CRRN, FNP-BC
2007  Antonia Garrett
2006  Billie Anne Massie RN, C  BS
2004  Yolanda Gertsch-Lapcevic,   MN,
2003  Patricia A. Tuccitto, RN, CRRN
2002  Diane M. Hartwig, MS, RN, CS-ACNP, CRRN
2001  Nancy Lewis, MSN, RN, CRRN