This annual event honors distinguished Southern Nevada nurses wtih an awards presentation. patients, friends, co-workers, and other health professionals nominate nurses in 24 categories plus the category of "Distinguished Nurse of the Year" and two "Nurse's Choice". These nominees are given biographical data forms that are submitted for judging, which is done by a committee of peers. Recipients in each category are recognized before all those attending the event. This is the largest and oldest event of its kind in the nation.
Procees from this event fund the March of Dimes Prematurity Campaign and its mission to give every baby a healthy start in life.