All accepted applicants are required to attend the Annual Leadership Conference. NHCGNE Leadership Conference October 18-20, 2022 Any accepted applicant who is unable to attend will not be recognized in the award ceremony.
Given the rapidly growing older adult population and the urgent need to prepare the future nurse workforce to care for an aging population, it is imperative to have well-prepared nurse educators not only with knowledge and skills in care of older adults, but also with teaching competence so that they can foster positive attitudes toward older adults and actively engage learners at all levels.
You are invited to apply for a Certificate of Recognition for Excellence as a Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing by the National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence (NHCGNE) if you meet the following eligibility requirements:
Masters or higher degree in nursing
Post-baccalaureate academic education in gerontological nursing or related professional development programs
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in gerontological nursing education
Active engagement at the time of application in gerontological/geriatric nursing education which could include, but is not limited to
Teaching aging or gerontological/geriatric nursing content courses. Curriculum development in gerontological nursing or interprofessional geriatric care. Clinical, laboratory, or simulation instruction in gerontological nursing or geriatric care.
Administarion or coordination of aging studies, gerontological nursing education, or interprofessional geriatric education programs.
Providing professional development in gerontological nursing and/or professional geriatric care.
The Certificate of Recognition for Excellence as a Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing is awarded with approval by the NHCGNE Board of Directors or designee.