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RCN Northern Ireland

Learning in Practice Award

The Learning in Practice Award, sponsored by the Open University, is open to all registered nurses working in health and social care in Northern Ireland who have provided support for learning and development to a health care assistant, nursing student or registered nurse.

The candidate will be required to demonstrate how they have provided support for learning and development and gone beyond the expectation of the learner or learners they have supported.

Nominations are invited from fellow health care professionals and students.

Nominees for the Learning in Practice Award must currently be working as a registered nurse in Northern Ireland. Please check that the person you wish to nominate is content for you to nominate them.

Nominations must be made by someone who is familiar with the work of the nominee.

How to apply

Fill out the application form and complete a 500 word summary showing evidence of:

• the nature of the support provided

• how the learner or learners benefited from the support provided

• how the nominee exceeded the expectations of the learner or learners.

Download the Learning in Practice Award form here

For more information please call 028 90 384 600.