Nevada Nurses Foundation

Developing Quality Health Care for Nevada Citizens by Promoting The Development of Professional Nursing


2023 Professional Progression Awards

Join us in honoring all nurses who have completed advanced degrees
and specialty certifications during the past year!


To recognize and honor nurses who continue to advance their education and training. Let us support our valued nurses for their commitment towards lifelong learning to gain and maintain the competencies needed to provide care for diverse populations for all age groups.


Nurses nominated for this award will be recognized during the 2023 Shining Stars of Nursing Awards Dinner in North Las Vegas, NV, on October 14, 2023, at the Aliante Casino, Hotel, & Spa.

Important Dates:

Please complete the nomination form to nominate a nurse for a Professional Progression Award by midnight on October 2, 2023.

After submitting an online nomination, you will receive a receipt and tracking number.

Criteria for Selection of Recognized Recipient:

  1. Nominee must possesses an unencumbered and active nursing license verified through the Nevada State Board of Nursing.
  2. The nominee must have completed an advanced degree and or attained a specialty certification in the 2022 or 2023 calendar year.


Questions about the nomination or award criteria or process should be directed to or by calling 775-560-1118.

Technical issues with the nomination form should be reported to .


Please fill out this form as completely and accurately as possible. Items marked with a * are required, and the form cannot be submitted if these values are missing!

You are welcome to submit your own name if you meet the criteria!

Nominations must be submitted by the deadline above. This deadline will be strictly enforced, and late submissions will not be accepted.

Nomination Form:

Nominator Information
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About the Nominee
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* degree or certification
awarded in 2022 or 2023:
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