Nominations for 2020 are officially open and will remain open until Dec. 31, 2019! Honorees will be announced here on March 2, 2020.
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All nominations must meet the following selection criteria:

RN License

Nominees must have a current Iowa Registered Nurse (RN) license (licensure will be checked with the Iowa Board of Nursing)

3 Years' Experience

Nominees must have practiced nursing for a minimum of three years

Significant Contributions

Nominees must have made a significant contribution to the profession, going above and beyond normal job responsibilities

New Honoree

Nominees may not have been named a 100 Great Iowa Nurses honoree in a previous year

Nomination Tips

  • Nominations will only be accepted through the 100 Great Iowa Nurses online form
  • Nominations that do not follow the specified format will not be considered
  • Nominations that are missing contact information will not be considered
  • If letters of recommendation are included, the text must be placed in the online nomination form. Letters and essays submitted outside of the nomination form (via mail or other means) will not be considered. Resumes and other supporting documents, such as newspaper articles, are not necessary and will not be considered in the review process.
  • Check out these examples of winning nominations to see what types of examples we’re looking for