Chapter Awards

Details regarding eligibility for each award are below; more detailed descriptions of each award are available in the awards packet.

2019 Chapter Awards Packet will be available September 1, 2018. 

AAOHN 2017 Awards Recipients 

Chapter Communications Award

Purpose: To encourage AAOHN Chapters to enhance their member activities through the use of communications media.

Eligibility: All AAOHN Chapters in good standing (i.e. bylaws compliance, annual report) at the time of entry and selection are eligible to apply.

Chapter Community Service Award

Purpose: To recognize the Chapters’ contributions through volunteer efforts in promoting health and safety in communities.

Eligibility: All AAOHN Chapters in good standing (i.e. bylaws compliance, annual report) at the time of entry and selection are eligible to apply.

Chapter Education Awards

Best Short Activity

Purpose: To foster quality, ongoing professional development opportunities for Occupational and Environmental Health Nurses through the AAOHN Chapters.

Eligibility: All AAOHN Chapters in good standing (i.e. bylaws compliance, annual report) at the time of entry and selection are eligible to apply.

Activity: Short Educational Activity of 1.0-3.9 contact hours. A CNE approved activity that reflects principles of adult learning. Examples include but are not limited to a one-hour CNE activity presented at a monthly Chapter meeting or afternoon presentation featuring speakers for one or more different topics.

Best One-Day Activity

Purpose: To foster quality, ongoing professional development opportunities for Occupational and Environmental Health Nurses through the AAOHN Chapters.

Eligibility: All AAOHN Chapters in good standing (i.e. bylaws compliance, annual report) at the time of entry and selection are eligible to apply.

Activity: One-Day Educational Activity of 3.9-8.0 contact hours. A CNE approved activity greater than 3.9 but no more than 8.0 contact hours that reflects principles of adult learning. Examples include but are not limited to a one-day workshop that provides a variety of sessions on a common theme.

Best Multi-Day Activity

Purpose: To foster quality, ongoing professional development opportunities for Occupational and Environmental Health Nurses through the AAOHN Chapters.

Eligibility: All AAOHN Chapters in good standing (i.e. bylaws compliance, annual report) at the time of entry and selection are eligible to apply.

Activity: Multi-Day Educational Activity of more than 8.0 contact hours. A CNE approved activity greater than 8.0 contact hours that reflects principles of adult learning. Examples include but are not limited to a yearly Chapter conference held over multiple days with different sessions and presenters.

Chapter Governmental Affairs Award

Purpose: To promote and recognize State Chapter Governmental Affairs activities, with either a legislative or regulatory focus, that effectively influence health policy, as it relates to the practice of Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing.

Eligibility: All AAOHN State Chapters in good standing (i.e. bylaws compliance, annual report) at the time of entry and selection are eligible to apply.

Chapter of the Year Award

Purpose: To encourage AAOHN Chapters to develop strong association programs in all areas that are responsive to member needs.

Eligibility: All AAOHN Chapters in good standing (i.e. bylaws compliance, annual report) at the time of entry and selection are eligible to apply.