The American Nurses Foundation
(Foundation) recently named Laurene Elauria Johnson, MSN, RN, CDP, of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, as the Honor A Nurse 2016 Nurse of the Year. The Foundation’s Honor A Nurse
program acknowledges nurses who have made a difference in the lives of others while raising money for the Foundation.
The program enables colleagues, friends, family and others to honor and tell the story of a nurse or a group of nurses who has made a positive difference in nursing locally or globally. The funds raised by the Honor A Nurse program are used to support nursing research, scholarships and programs to improve nurses’ lives and the nursing profession. Nurses who have been nominated qualify for the Nurse of the Year award. Read more.