Mentor link  2019 AMH 200w

Nurse Practitioner Mentor of the Year 

This award is Sponsored by the Australian Medicines Handbook (AMH)  The awardee will have demonstrated excellence in Mentorship.



The awardee will be granted

  • 12 months membership of ACNP.
  • Complimentary registration at 2022 ACNP National Conference including Conference Dinner.
  • Recognition award or certificate. 
  • Presentation at Awards presentation event. 
  • AMH resources for mentor and student to the value of $500 



  1. Be registered with NMBA as a Registered Nurse with NP endorsement and be working as a NP
  2. Demonstrate a commitment to the education of others
  3. Have acted as a positive professional role model over the course of their career
  4. Be engaged in a formalised mentorship role for sharing professional NP skills or Advanced Practice Skills with others



  • 1 May 2021 Nominations open
  • 30 June 2021 Nominations close

Announcement of winners at ACNP National Symposium, October 15, all announcements are to be held in confidence until this date.



2021 Nomination - Mentor of the Year

Please include up to two pages addressing the additional eligibility criteria.

2020 Recipient

  • Anita Wild

Anit Wild NP

Anita is a highly valued member of the Loddon Mallee Regional Specialist Palliative Care Consultancy Service based in the Loddon Mallee Region of Victoria.  Anita’s application demonstrates her commitment to the education of others and is described as a positive professional role model. Anita mentors across the region and not only in her local area and her students include NPC’s, APN’s, and other health care workers.

2019 Recipient

Congratulations the 2019 winner to Nikki Johnston OAM.

Mentor 2019     

Murray Sneesby (2018 winner, left) with Nikki Johnston OAM (right).