Awards and prizes
Click on the links below for further information on awards and prizes granted through the respective organisations.
College of Emergency Nursing Australasia (CENA)
Phillipa Moore Award for 2012
ECI Research Advisory Committee Co-Chair A/Prof Kate Curtis and co-authors were awarded The Philippa Moore Publication Prize at the recent 10th International Conference for Emergency Nurses in Hobart hosted by the College of Emergency Nurses Australasia (CENA). Philippa Moore was a positive mentor, a motivated teacher and highly committed to advancing the specialty of emergency nursing. CENA recognises the importance of publication to the practice and scholarship of emergency nursing and continues this legacy to advocate for emergency nursing. The CENA Philippa Moore Publication Prize is designed to reward and encourage CENA members to publish articles that are relevant to emergency nursing. Kate was also appointed as one of the inaugural fellows of CENA.
The winning paper was Traumatic Injury in Australia and New Zealand Curtis K, Caldwell E, Delprado A, Munroe B. Australasian Journal of Emergency Nursing. 2012;15(1):45-54.
ECI Evidence into practice award for 2012
The ECI prize for a paper related to closing an important gap between the best available evidence and current clinical practice was the paper ‘Can parents detect a tight plaster?’ by D. Crellin et al. The assessment criteria considered by the review team is below:
Is the paper related to closing an important gap between the best available evidence and current clinical practice?
Does the paper mention results of the practice change and how these were achieved or not?
Does the paper mention barriers or enablers in implementing the practice change?
Was implementation theory applied in the change process?
The link above will take you to the presentation delivered at the ICEN conference in Hobart, October 2012
Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM)
The ECI prize for 2012 was the paper 'Effect of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) on mortality in the treatment of acute cardiogenic pulmonary oedema (ACPO) in the pre-hospital setting: randomised controlled trial' by M. A. Austin et al
The link above will take you to the presentation delivered at the ACEM Conference in Hobart, November 2012.