Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, announces the kick-off of the 2014 Ansell H.E.R.O. [Heal, Educate, Reach, Overcome] Nurse Service Award. With this year’s launch taking place at the 61st annual AORN (Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses) Surgical Congress & Expo, the award recognizes nurses who have made lasting impressions on their peers, their patients, their profession and their communities.
The great work that nurses do – ranging from administering medications, wound care, interpreting patient information and making critical decisions, providing a comforting and encouraging voice, and even taking an admission at 2 a.m. -- they do with a warm smile on their faces. Too often, nurses and their incredible and humane contributions are not recognized in the manner they deserve. Therefore, and based upon the overwhelmingly positive response to the 2013 H.E.R.O award by nurses throughout the country, Ansell is honored once again to show its support for these heroes.
“The Ansell 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 the heart of health care. More than anything, they dispense comfort, compassion, and caring to all of their patients with no prescription required. This is our way of saying thank you!”
From March 30, 2014 through April 26, 2014, Americans are invited to nominate their nurse hero online at ansellhero.com. On April 27, 2014, voting will begin and continue through May 24, 2014. The top 10 nominees with the most votes will receive the Ansell H.E.R.O. Nurse Service Award plaque, nursing reference book of their choice, and have their story profiled online. No purchase necessary. To learn about the 2013 H.E.R.O. Nurse Service Award winners, visit: www.ansellhero.com/.