Awards Available

NEW ADNA AWARD SUPPORTED BY JANSSEN - AUD$7,500

This new award is to support an ADNA member to study the Post Graduate Course in Dermatology Nursing offered by ACN/ADNA. 

The grant is proudly Supported by Janssen. The successful applicant must be:

 i. Be an active financial member of ADNA
ii. Be a Registeredn Nurse (RN)
iii. Must apply by 30th April to admin@adna.org.au stating why they should win the grant in no more than 25 words. 
iv. Enrol in the July 2020 intake

 

EGO NURSES FELLOWSHIP - AUD$3,000

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:

i. Be an active financial ADNA member for at least 3 years.
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.
iii. The applicant must submit an application letter and CV when applying for this fellowship award.
iv. A written report shall be submitted to the Executive Committee of ADNA and will be published in the newsletter and website.
v. Applicants cannot be a serving member of the ADNA Executive Committee.

 

SUN PHARMA EXCELLENCE IN DERMATOLOGY NURSING AWARD - AUD$2,000 

To recognise an individual ADNA member for outstanding contribution to the field of dermatology nursing. The contribution can be in regard to one or more of the following areas:

  • Enhancement of patient education or care

  • Advancing the quality use of medicines

  • Development of systems or procedures for the benefit of better quality services

  • Sharing of expertise or knowledge of a disease state or across a therapeutic area

Nominations can be made by the applicant, another ADNA member or a colleague that has witnessed the contribution first-hand, and will be adjudicated by the executive committee.
The nomination should give a brief outline of the contribution and the impact it has had. 
The Award funds are to be used for education/training or for research and can include registrations, travel and accommodation to dermatological meetings and congresses.

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SUN PHARMA OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION by an ADNA COMMITTEE MEMBER - AUD$2,000

To recognise the dedication of an individual ADNA committee member for their contribution to support the organisation in its achievement of its goals.
Nominations can be made by any ADNA member and will be adjudicated by the executive committee. Nomination should give a brief outline of the contribution and the impact it has on
advancing the goals of ADNA.
The award funds are to be used for education/training or for research and can include registrations, travel and accommodation to dermatological meetings and congresses.

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GALDERMA RESEARCH/ LITERATURE AWARD - AUD$1,500

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 $1,500.

 

ADNA USA/CANADA SCHOLARSHIP - AUD$3,000

This Scholarship is to recognise an active ADNA member to pursue continued professional development and establish networking opportunities with the Dermatology Nurses Association (DNA). This scholarship is for $3000.

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

i. Be an active financial ADNA member for at least 1 year.
ii. Have practiced in dermatology for at least 12 months, and who intends to continue working in dermatology for the next 12 months.
iii. The applicant must submit an application letter and CV when applying for this scholarship.
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.
v. Applicants cannot be a serving member of the ADNA Executive Committee.
vi. Applicants must use this scholarship award to attend a US or Canadian conference within one year; if not used in that time the money must be returned to ADNA.

ADNA NZ SCHOLARSHIP - AUD$1,500

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.

i. Be an active financial ADNA member for at least 1 year.
ii. Have practiced in dermatology for at least 12 months, and who intends to continue working in dermatology for the next 12 months.
iii. The applicant must submit an application letter and CV when applying for this scholarship.
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.
v. Applicants cannot be a serving member of the ADNA committee.
vi. Applicants must use this scholarship award to attend a NZDNS conference within one years; if not used in that time the money must be returned to ADNA.

 

ADNA BERNADETTE MEYER MEMORIAL TRAVEL AWARD - AUD$500

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 report 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 - AUD$500

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.

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.