“Recognition of the diversity of rural nursing practice. A voice for rural nurses to health care agencies, academia and government. Continuing education and access to resources for rural nurses. Quality health care for rural communities.”

RNOPicturePictures can be viewed under events. Please email us any additional pictures you have from the event! The Board is also looking for the next conference site. Please email membership@rno.org with any suggestions.

Outstanding Performance of Rural Nurses:

The Anna Mae Ericksen RNO Award20140730_122333-1Congratulations! Dr. Angeline Bushy, PhD, RN, FAAN

The Rural Nurse Organization (RNO) is an international organization formed for the purposes of recognizing, promoting and maintaining the specialty of Rural Nursing practice. As such, the RNO wishes to recognize leadership in the specialty of Rural Nursing and the provision of health care in rural populations. This leadership may have been exhibited in one or more of multiple roles, not limited to practitioner, educator, or researcher. The recipient of this award will have provided a voice for rural nursing in nursing or health care agencies, professional organizations, academia, community and/or government. Typically, the winner of this award will have influenced rural nursing beyond the local level with work that is recognized as supportive of the specialty of rural nursing and / or health care for rural populations. The award winner’s work will be recognized as having long lasting influence in rural nursing and health care. This award may be based on recognition of a single achievement or a trajectory of work in the area of rural nursing.