Influential Award

AAPACN Influence Award

The AAPACN Influence Award recognizes a professional in long-term or post-acute care who has influenced, either internally or externally, a positive change within the field. Whether this is through program development, leadership, advocacy, or other, the winner of this award is an influencer and change agent for a positive perception and future of long-term and post-acute care nursing.

AAPACN is proud to celebrate the work of long-term and post-acute care professionals who embody the vision and values of AAPACN. The winner of the AAPACN Influence Award will be honored during the AAPACN 2021 Conference – a virtual event, April 14-15 and April 20-21, 2021.

Nominate yourself or a deserving colleague today!


  • Must be a current AANAC or AADNS member in good standing.
  • May not have won this award in 2020.
  • Must be a resident of the United States.
  • Must submit completed application and letters of recommendation by 11:59 pm MT on Dec. 18, 2020.

Award Inclusions:

  • The recipient of this award will receive a complimentary registration to the AAPACN 2021 Conference – a Virtual Event.

Application Instructions:

  • Share more about the applicant using the essay-format questions below. This is your chance to showcase the applicant’s good work, so please provide as much detail as possible.
  • We encourage the submission of letters of recommendations, particularly for those submitting their own nominations. Please include them below.
  • Complete the form below in its entirety.
  • Include Name and Facility in the requested fields, but please omit from the other questions. The application will be made anonymous prior to committee evaluation. Please use “the nominee” and “at our facility” when describing the nominee and their work.