Past Winners

CNS Preceptor of the Year Award

The purpose of the award is to nationally recognize an NACNS member for outstanding professional achievement as a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Preceptor. The award acknowledges a CNS preceptor who has demonstrated commitment to teach, coach and mentor CNS students and/or CNS new graduates to achieve CNS competencies in the nurse, patient, and organizational spheres as reflected in the NACNS Statement on CNS Practice and Education.

The CNS Preceptor of the Year Award is selected by the NACNS Awards Committee and awarded at the Annual Conference.

2022

Jennie Matays, MS, RN, CNS, CCNS, CCRN
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2021

Amy Patterson, MSN, APRN, AOCNS, BMTCN
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2019

Patricia Radovich, PhD, CNS, FCCM
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2018

Wayne Quashie, MSN, MPH, RN, CNS, ACNS-BC, AOCNS, a clinical nurse specialist with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, for outstanding professional achievement as a CNS preceptor who demonstrated a commitment to teach, coach and mentor CNS students to achieve CNS competencies.

2017

Elizabeth Scruth, PhD, MPH, RN, CCNS CCRN, FCCM
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2016

Brandee Ann Wornhoff, MSN, RN, CNS-BC

Brandee Ann Wornhoff, MSN, RN, CNS-BC
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2015

Courtenay Wannamaker Brown, MSN, APRN, CCNS, CCRN, PCCN

Courtenay Wannamaker Brown, MSN, APRN, CCNS, CCRN, PCCN
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2014

Jennifer Kitchens, MSN, RN, ACNS, BC, CVRN

Jennifer Kitchens, MSN, RN, ACNS, BC, CVRN
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2013

Lianna Z. Ansryan, MSN, RN, CNS

Lianna Z. Ansryan, MSN, RN, CNS
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2012

Francesca Levitt, MSN, RN-BC, ACNS-BC

Francesca Levitt, MSN, RN-BC, ACNS-BC

2011

Sharron Coffie, MS, RN, CNS-BC

Sharron Coffie, MS, RN, CNS-BC

2010

Linda M. Hoke, PhD, RN

Linda M. Hoke, PhD, RN

2009

Marianne Hujcs, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNRN, CNS

Marianne Hujcs, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNRN, CNS

2007

Kathryn Anne 'Katie' Brush, RN, MS, CCRN, CONS, FCCM

Kathryn Anne ‘Katie’ Brush, RN, MS, CCRN, CONS, FCCM

2006

Ginger S. Pierson, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNS

Ginger S. Pierson, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNS