Nurse of the Year Award
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Nurse of the Year Award



The 2019 Boehringer Ingelheim Oncology Nurse of the Year Award recognizes a CANO/ACIO nurse who has demonstrated the highest level of nursing excellence and leadership, and contributed to advancing oncology nursing and/or health system transformation during the past year.

Someone who, with an emphasis over the past year:

  • Has consistently demonstrated the highest level of nursing excellence and leadership in oncology nursing
  • Has made a significant contribution to advancing oncology nursing practice and/or health system transformation

The recipient will be honoured infront of his/her peers at the upcoming CANO/ACIO conference and is awarded $5,000 to put towards further education and professional development.

2019 is the eighth year that this award has been offered and each year CANO/ACIO receives many nominations for exceptional oncology nurses across Canada.

We are pleased to announce the 2019 Nurse of the Year Award Nominees (alphabetically):  

  • Janice Dirksen, Vancouver, BC
  • Rana Jin, Toronto, ON
  • Lynne Jolicoeur, Ottawa, ON
  • Allison Louck, Toronto, ON
  • Jennifer Newton, Ottawa, ON
  • Joanne Power, Brossard, QC
  • Allison Wiens, East St. Paul, MB

The award will be presented at the annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony at the 2019 CANO/ACIO Annual Conference on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 from 9:45am – 10:30am CST in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The ceremony will be streamed live on Facebook.


Last Updated: August 27, 2019

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