DAISY Award Nomination

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The DAISY (Diseases Attacking the Immune System) Award is an international program that honors and celebrates the skillful, compassionate care nurses provide every day. The DAISY Foundation was established by the family of J. Patrick Barnes after he died from complications of the auto-immune disease ITP in 1999. During his hospitalization, they deeply appreciated the care and compassion shown to Patrick and his entire family. When he died, they felt compelled to say “thank you” to nurses in a very public way. Please say thank you by sharing your story of how a nurse made a difference you will never forget!

This Nurse Leader impacts staff and/or the patient care they manage by:

  • Role modeling extraordinary behavior
  • Creating an environment where attributes of trust, compassion, mutual respect, continued professional development and ethical behavior are modeled and supported
  • Motivates staff with a shared vision and enthusiasm to achieve better outcomes for themselves and for their patients
  • Promotes and enhances the image of nursing within the organization, the community and the profession

How To Nominate An Extraordinary Nurse


 

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This nurse's clinical skill and especially his/her compassionate care exemplify the kind of nurse that our patients, their families, and our staff recognize as an outstanding role model.

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Thank you for taking the time to nominate an extraordinary nurse for this award. Please tell us about yourself, so that we may include you in the celebration of this award if the nurse you nominate is chosen.