Lifetime Achievement

This award is presented to the nurse, either active or retired, who has made outstanding contributions to the psychiatric nursing profession at provincial, national and/or international levels throughout the duration of their career. This is the most prestigious honour granted by ARPNBC, and is given only when a nurse has earned such an honour. The winner of this award must have had a substantial influence on at least three of the five following areas:
  • Nursing practice, through the advancement of improved patient care
  • Nursing education, through progressive or innovative teaching
  • Association affairs at provincial, national and international levels
  • Health care, government, or the public, in relation to nursing; and
  • The nursing profession in general