Awards, Professional Development Grants, and Scholarships

AADNS is proud to celebrate the work of long-term care professionals who embody the vision and values of AAPACN, the parent organization of AANAC and AADNS.  

We reward the work of long-term care nurses in the following categories:

IntegrityActions and behaviors displaying the highest level of leadership and ethics

InnovationActions and behaviors that display best practices and innovative solutions

InspirationActions and goals of aspiring leaders and first-time conference attendees

InfluentialActions that advocate for or affect change either internally or externally


Nomination and applications for the 2020 AAPACN Awards are closed. Winners will be announced and honored at the 2020 AAPACN Conference, April 15-17, in Atlanta.