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Nomination Form

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DAISY Award recipients personify Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital’s remarkable patient experience. These individuals consistently demonstrate excellence through clinical expertise, extraordinary service and compassionate care and are recognized as outstanding role models in the nursing community.


The following are examples of qualities and attributes the nurses will possess:


• A positive attitude

• “Patient centeredness” - a consistent focus on meeting patient and family needs

• Collaborates well with all members of the health care team

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Shows empathy in all situations


Patients, visitors, employees or physicians may nominate a deserving nurse by filling out this nomination form and submitting it to the nominee's nursing manager.

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