The Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing programs at Cedar Crest College are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, 404-975-5000, http://acenursing.org

CONTACT:
Rachel Buckley
Nursing Advisor
610-437-4471 ext. 3428

Current RNs contact:
Sandra Axt
Nursing Instructor
sdaxt@cedarcrest.edu
610-437-4471 ext. 3430

Partners in Nursing (PIN)

Cedar Crest College Distinguished Nursing Alumni Awards

Award for Transformational Leadership

Awarded to a Cedar Crest College Nursing graduate who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the field of nursing.

Criteria: Evolves an organization/institution to meet current and anticipated needs and strategic priorities; implements mechanisms for evidence-based practice and innovation to flourish; positively influences health care at the institutional, local, regional, national and/or international levels; role models personal qualities that serve to encourage high quality performance in a diverse work force.

Award for Nursing Education

Awarded to a Cedar Crest College Nursing graduate who exhibits excellence in nursing education and professional development.

Criteria: Demonstrates excellence in teaching through the use of innovative teaching methodologies; creates effective learning environments for clients and students; advances the knowledge of others by promoting a theoretical and evidence-based approach to teaching-learning; serves as a mentor to students and other faculty to foster the development of professional competence and excellence in others.

Award for Clinical Practice

Awarded to a Cedar Crest College Nursing graduate who exhibits excellence in their professional nursing practice.

Criteria: Demonstrates exceptional competence in the application and integration of knowledge and skills in the direct provision of patient care; evaluates and utilizes evidence-based findings in practice; demonstrates advocacy and support on behalf of patients and families; provides compassionate care based on the unique needs and attributes of the patient and family/support system.

Notable Graduate of the Last Decade

Awarded to a Cedar Crest College Nursing graduate who received their degree within the last 10 years; has demonstrated leadership and innovation in healthcare delivery; is actively engaged in contributing to and impacting the profession.

Criteria: Received a nursing degree from Cedar Crest College within ten years of the year of recognition; positively influences health care at the institutional, local, regional, national and/or international levels; has achieved an exceptional level of prominence in the nursing profession that brings credit to him/her and the College.

Global Citizen Award

Awarded to a Cedar Crest College Nursing graduate who demonstrates the ideals associated with civic engagement and social responsibility.

Criteria: Exceeds expectations in times of critical need by demonstrating an unwavering commitment to the nursing profession; is engaged in legislative activities and/or professional advocacy for nursing at the local, state and/or federal levels; contributes to and is involved with equal opportunity and human rights concerns domestically or internationally for nurses and/or healthcare recipients; demonstrates sustained commitment to volunteerism that addresses and meets community needs.

Spirit of Compassion Award

Awarded to a Cedar Crest College Nursing graduate who consistently goes above and beyond their scope of practice to improve the human condition of others.

Criteria: Gives selflessly of themselves and provides extraordinary care and compassion to patients, their families and the communities they serve; embeds humanism in their practice as a way to elevate the patient care experience and improve care outcomes.

Nomination Form