Awards

2014 AWARD CATEGORIES

EGO NURSES FELLOWSHIP

This is to assist Australian dermatology nurses to build their international contacts, to pursue continued professional development and establish networking opportunities with the BDNG or National Skin Cancer Centre Singapore. This Nurses Fellowship award is for $3,000.

The successful applicant for this fellowship award will be required to meet the following criteria:

  1. i. Be an active financial ADNA member for at least 3 years.
  2. ii. Have practiced in dermatology for at least 3 years and intend to continue to work in dermatology for at least the next 3 years.
  3. iii. The applicant must submit an application letter and CV when applying for this fellowship award.
  4. iv. A written report shall be submitted to the Executive Committee of ADNA and will be published in the newsletter and website.
  5. v. Applicants cannot be a serving member of the ADNA committee.
GALDERMA RESEARCH/ LITERATURE AWARD

To recognise quality research in dermatology nursing for the improvement of the dermatology patients’ care, and to recognise excellence in dermatology nursing literature written by an active ADNA member. The applicant must be a financial ADNA member. Nominations can be made by the applicant or another working colleague with evidence of quality research and nursing literature written.

This literature/research will be published in the ADNA newsletter and website.This award is for $1,000.

CDF EDUCATION AWARD

To recognise an active ADNA member who has contributed to the ongoing dermatology nursing education of patients, the community or colleagues. The applicant must be a financial ADNA member. Nominations can be made by the applicant or another working colleague with evidence of the contribution to ongoing nursing education of patients, community or colleagues. This award is for $500.

ADNA SCHOLARSHIP

This Scholarship is to recognise an active ADNA member to pursue continued professional development and establish networking opportunities with the New Zealand Dermatology Nurses Society (NZDNS). This scholarship is for $1,500.

The successful applicant will be required to meet the following criteria.

  1. i. Be an active financial ADNA member for at least 1 year.
  2. ii. Have practiced in dermatology for at least 12 months, and who intends to continue working in dermatology for the next 12 months.
  3. iii. The applicant must submit an application letter and CV when applying for this scholarship.
  4. iv. Write a conference report within 3 months of the conference, which is of suitable quality to the Executive Committee and published in the newsletter.
  5. v. Applicants cannot be a serving member of the ADNA committee.
  6. vi. Applicants must use this scholarship award to attend a NZDNS conference within two years; if not used in that time the money must be returned to ADNA.

ADNA BERNADETTE MEYER MEMORIAL TRAVEL AWARD

This award was established in 2012 to recognise one of the founding members of ADNA who died tragically in a house fire. Bernadette Meyer was ADNA Secretary on the first ADNA Executive Committee in 1990.

This award is to assist a compassionate dermatology nurse who contributes to care and support of the dermatology patient, to be able to attend the National Conference. The applicant must be an active financial ADNA member. Nominations can be made by the applicants or working colleagues with evidence of the nurses commitment and care to the dermatology patient. A short clinically based article using a dermatology patient case study is to be completed within 3 months of attending conference. This will be published in the ADNA newsletter and website. This award is for $500.

ADNA ANNE SCHOTT CLINICAL PRACTICE AWARD

This award was established in 2012 to recognise one of the nurses who started ADNA in 1990, Anne Schott who was the first ADNA President. The other nurse was Judy Corby who became the first Vice-­‐President and Claire Kesby became Treasurer on the first ADNA Executive Committee in 1990.

This award is to recognise the ongoing commitment, dedication and contribution of patient care to the dermatology patient by a professional and dedicated dermatology nurse. This award is to assist in further education by attending the National Conference or an interstate Education Day. The applicant must be an active financial ADNA member. Nominations can be made by the applicants or working colleagues with evidence of the nurses commitment and care to the dermatology patient. A short clinically based article is to be completed within 3 months on the improvement of treatment towards a dermatology patient in your clinical practice. This will be published in the ADNA newsletter and website. This award is for $500.