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Nominations are now being accepted for the 11th annual 100 Great Iowa Nurses program

IMPORTANT - Please read all of the information below before submitting a nomination.

Nominations will only be accepted in the context and format of the four questions presented in the form.  Those that do not follow this format will not be considered. Nominations missing contact information will not be considered.  Resumes or other supporting documents such as letters or newspaper articles, etc., are not necessary and in fact will not be considered in the review, but please include specific examples of how your nominee meets the criteria (for examples of previous winning nominations, click here).  Nominees must meet ALL stated criteria.

Selection Criteria:

  1. Current Iowa Registered Nurse License (licensure will be checked with the Iowa Board of Nursing)
  2. Has practiced nursing for a minimum of three years
  3. Has made a significant contribution to the profession of nursing, above and beyond the scope of normal job responsibilities
  4. Has not previously been awarded the 100 Great Iowa Nurses honor

Printed forms must be postmarked NO LATER than Dec. 24, 2014, to be considered. Online nominations will be accepted through Dec. 31, 2014.

The selected 100 Great Iowa Nurses will be announced on the Great Nurses website on March 2, 2015. The honorees will be recognized at the 11th annual celebration in Des Moines on Sunday, May 3, 2015. Committee Chairpersons and members of the Nomination Committee are ineligible. Nomination materials will be shared with nominees and the media, as appropriate.


Nominate a nurse today!