Ansell Announces Fourth Annual Ansell Cares H.E.R.O. Nurse Service Award

Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, announces the kick-off of its fourth annual Ansell Cares H.E.R.O. [Heal, Educate, Reach, Overcome] Nurse Service Award, which recognizes nurses who have made lasting impressions on their peers, their patients, their profession, and their communities.

Every day, in every corner of the world, nurses create a healing and comforting environment, while administering medications, dressing wounds, listening carefully, and finding solutions to make each patient's life a little better. Too often, their contributions go unrecognized. Ansell is honored once again to sponsor and celebrate the H.E.R.O. nurses who selflessly dedicate their lives to improving the level of care provided within our healthcare facilities.

"The Ansell Cares H.E.R.O. Nurse Service Award was established as a way to demonstrate our appreciation and admiration for nurses, their professionalism, dedication, and compassion," says Anthony López, president and general manager of the Medical Global Business Unit at Ansell. "Nurses are selfless heroes, and each year the Ansell Cares H.E.R.O. nominees personify their commitment to providing a remarkable patient experience and to improve the lives of patients."

The U.S. program was launched at the annual Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Surgical Conference & Expo on April 3, 2016. From April 3 through the end of National Nurses Week on May 12, 2016, nominators are invited to nominate their U.S. resident nurse hero online at www.ansellhero.com. On May 13, 2016, the voting will begin and continue through June 12, 2016.

The top 10 nominees with the most votes will receive the 2016 Ansell Cares H.E.R.O. Nurse Service Award, which includes a plaque and a nursing reference book and will have their story profiled online. In addition, Ansell will make a significant charitable donation directly related to the number of votes cast for the nominee with the highest number of overall votes. The more votes received, the greater the donation made.

No purchase is necessary. All federal, state and local laws apply. Void where prohibited. Open to all legal residents of the United States who have reached the age of majority in their state of residence and who have internet access. Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor and its parent, affiliates, related parties and their immediate families are not eligible. Nominee must be a legal resident of the United States who have reached the age of majority in their state of residence and are working as an accredited healthcare professional, including licensed practical nurses, registered nurses, and advanced practice registered nurses. In addition, the nominee cannot be an employee, officer, or director of Sponsor and its parent, affiliates, related parties or a member of any of their immediate families. Accredited healthcare professionals can nominate themselves provided they adhere to all stated rules. Enter the promotion by visiting www.ansellhero.com and filling out the online entry form with name and contact information, name and contact information for your nominee, as well as a brief description about how your nominee goes above and beyond to help others. Submissions must adhere to guidelines detailed in Official Rules. Limit one entry and nomination per person. Submissions will be voted on by the general public.  After the close of the Voting Period, all votes will be tallied by Sponsor. The 10 submissions that receive the highest number of votes will be awarded prizes.  For nominees, the prize includes a prize package including a HERO Nurse Service Award Plaque for outstanding service and a Nursing Text (Reference) book of winner's choice (max. value $200). Total ARV for all prizes: $2,050.  For full official rules, visit www.ansellhero.com.

Source: Ansell Healthcare Products LLC

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