Mary Fran Tracy Award of Excellence will be presented to the recipient at the Annual MN NACNS Conference Friday, October 1st, 2021.
Deadline to submit a nomination: July 30th, 2021.
A co-founder and charter president of the Minnesota Affiliate of the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (MN NACNS), Dr. Tracy has worked tirelessly throughout her distinguished career to advocate for advancing the role of the Clinical Nurse Specialist. From her clinical practice as a Critical Care CNS at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, through work on the Minnesota Board of Nursing CNS Certification Waiver Panel, and serving as president of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Dr. Tracy has earned a well-deserved reputation as a leader and role model in all spheres of the CNS role.
Criteria for "MN NACNS- Mary Fran Tracy Award of Excellence"
Nominator will provide the following:
CNS Nominee will have the following:
1. Current membership in MN NACNS (Log in to mnnacns.org and then click on “Members” to view directory)
2. Licensed by the State Board of Nursing to practice in the State of Minnesota as a CNS.
3. Have a minimum of three years of experience as a CNS.
Please include examples of how the nominee demonstrates excellence in education or practice. Consider the following criteria in describing the nominee:
Award will be presented to the recipient at the Annual MN NACNS conference in October 2021.