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Nominations open for '100 Great Iowa Nurses'

WATERLOO (KWWL)--  The University of Iowa College of Nursing, the Iowa Nurses Association and the Iowa Hospital Association has kicked off the fifth annual "100 Great Iowa Nurses" campaign. The event is designed to honor Iowa nurses for their competence and commitment to patients.

Nomination packets have been sent to hospitals, long-term care facilities, schools and other health-related facilities and will be accepted through Jan. 2, 2009.

Past award recipients will narrow the pool of nominees, and a committee representing the sponsoring organizations will select the 100 honorees.

The "100 Great Iowa Nurses" award ceremony will be held Sunday, May 3, 2009 in Des Moines.

 For online nomination forms or more information, visit

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