ABPANC offers two annual awards. Award nominations and applications must be submitted electronically no later than February 18th to be considered by ABPANC. A brief description of each award is listed below. Click on the award links to learn more about the eligibility criteria and application process.
The ABPANC Advocacy Award — This award recognizes a CPAN® and/or CAPA® certified nurse who exemplifies leadership as a patient advocate. Click to view the stories of previous Advocacy Award winners.
The ABPANC Shining Star Award — This award publicly recognizes ASPAN Components for supporting and encouraging CPAN and CAPA certification at the local level.
Nursing Passion in Action Award — This unit-level award empowers Nurse Managers to recognize a CPAN or CAPA certified nurse who goes beyond their normal job to provide outstanding patient care. Monthly award winners are eligible for a $25 gift certificate to the ABPANC online store.