Year: 2014


Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Associate Professor Receives Clinical Nurse Specialist Educator of the Year Award

Orlando, FL – The National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS) today presented its prestigious Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Educator of the Year Award to Kathleen M. White, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, Associate Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. The Award recognizes an NACNS member for outstanding professional achievement as a CNS educator. It acknowledges the recipient’s excellence and innovation in preparing CNSs and in implementing the NACNS Statement on CNS Practice and Education.

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UT Austin School of Nursing Associate Dean Receives National Nursing Service Award

Orlando, FL – The National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS) today presented its prestigious Sue B. Davidson Service Award to Sharon D. Horner, PhD, RN, MC-CNS, FAAN, Professor, Associate Dean for Research and the Dolores V. Sands Chair in Nursing Research at the University of Texas (UT) Austin School of Nursing. The Award recognizes extraordinary service to NACNS. It is named for Susan B. Davidson, a founding member of NACNS who served two terms as President of the association and chaired the NACNS Research Committee. The Award was presented at NACNS’ Annual Conference.

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Canton Nurse Receives National Nursing Award

Orlando, FL – The National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS) today presented its prestigious Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) of the Year Award to Karen M. Marzlin, DNP, RN, CCNS, CCRN-CMC, CHFN, Acute Care CNS at Aultman Hospital in Canton, Ohio and the owner of Key Choice, a training and consulting business; and Cardiovascular Nursing Education Associates (CNEA), a continuing education business. The Award recognizes an NACNS member for outstanding professional achievement in all aspects of CNS practice. It is presented each year to a nurse who demonstrates CNS competencies and exemplary practice in patient care, nursing and health care delivery systems.

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