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CSSANZ Nurses Award

28-03-2017

Closing date for 2017 entries is Monday 28 August.





AWARD DETAIL:

Purpose  

To promote the collegiate relationship between nursing and medical professionals involved in the specialty of colorectal surgery, the CSSANZ will award a scholarship for a nurse to attend The Colorectal Spring Meeting.  In 2017 the meeting will be held 17-18 November in Sydney, Australia.

Award value   

The scholarship will cover registration to the annual CSSANZ Spring Meeting, an economy class airfare to the venue, accommodation and A$500.  The winner is presented with the certificate & cheque at the meeting, but is not required to make a presentation as part of the Award.   

Eligibility Criteria   

Applicants must be:

  • Currently registered by their relevant professional body in either Australia or NZ
  • Currently working in the field of colorectal surgery in Australia or NZ
  • Able to attend the CSSANZ Spring Meeting within or outside Australia.   

Process  

Submit an article suitable for publication in a Nursing Journal. The article should cover a colorectal topic and may be in the form of, but not limited to:

  • A clinical case study.
  • Research project.
  • Book review not previously published. 
  • Educational poster or teaching tool. 
  • Professional issue pertinent to Colorectal Surgery.  

Application Form

Nurses Award Flyer 2017

Selection Criteria   

The judges’ decision will be final and based on the following criteria: 

  • Presentation 
  • Originality 
  • Appropriateness to nursing and colorectal surgery 
  • Demonstrated integration of theory and practice 
  • Suitability for publication 

Previous years winners:

  • 2016 Diana Hayes
  • 2015 Amanda Richardson
  • 2014 Esther Menzi & Deborah Perry
  • 2013 Anne Tottle
  • 2012 Ian Whiteley
  • 2011 Deborah Perry & Esther Menzi
  • 2010 Kara Torney (Aust) &Judith Warren (NZ)
  • 2009 Lawrence Mutale (NZ) & Sandra Hyde-Smith (Aust)
  • 2008 Helen Kennedy
  • 2007 Carolynne Partridge