The scientific councils’ Distinguished Achievement Award recognizes individuals who have made major contributions to the affairs of a scientific council over a continuing period, and who have made substantial professional contributions to the field represented by the council.
- Contributions to new knowledge in the field
- Contributions to teaching and/or clinical care in the field
- Professional leadership in national or international organizations
The honoree must be a member of the Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing (CVSN).
The CVSN Distinguished Achievement Award is presented every three years during the CVSN Business Meeting and Awards Dinner at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions.
Suggested nominees for the Distinguished Achievement Award may be submitted to the CVSN Leadership Committee by email.
2018 Susan Pressler, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA
2003 Barbara Fletcher, RN, FAHA
1991 Jacquelyn Huebsch, RN