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The McHugh Long-Term Care Nursing Academy

by Published On: May 03, 2011Updated On: Sep 03, 2014

The McHugh Long-Term Care Nursing Academy was established at the Center for Applied Research in 2005 to support quality nurse managers in long-term care settings.

McHugh Award for Leadership in Long-Term Care Nursing

The academy created the Joan Anne McHugh Award for Leadership in Long-Term Care Nursing, which was awarded for the first time in 2006. This annual award recognizes an outstanding nurse who demonstrates: 

  • Clinical excellence in long-term care nursing.
  • Leadership in long-term care nursing.
  • Commitment to the profession of long-term care nursing.

Scanning the Field

To guide its activities, the McHugh Long-Term Care Nursing Academy published Scanning the Field: Nursing Leadership in Long-Term Care in March 2006. The report explores management training and leadership development programs and highlights major observations, cross-cutting themes, promising practices and issues for future consideration and action.  

 



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