Life Membership Criteria & Nomination

 

 

To nominate a life member, please complete the form below, or download the life member nomination form

 

Criteria

The award of Honorary Life Membership is the highest honour the NSW Operating Theatre Association Inc (NSW OTA) can bestow on an individual and is done so in recognition of those who have made an outstanding contribution to the existence or effectiveness of the Association and/or Perioperative Nursing during their NSW OTA membership.

Life membership benefits

  • To honour the commitment and contribution to Perioperative nursing the life member will
  • receive free NSW OTA membership for life
  • have full voting rights until the member has retired from perioperative nursing
  • receive discounted rates for NSW OTA conferences and Professional Education Days. The discount will be decided each term by the current NSW OTA Executive committee
  • continue to receive the NSW OTA newsletter Suite Talk and the ACORN journal
  • be eligible for roles on the NSW OTA State Executive or Zone committees
  • be eligible for NSW OTA Financial assistance until retirement from perioperative nursing

The application must be completed below and provided as per OTA Perioperative Awards Policy

Nomination Details

To make this nomination, you must be a full financial member of the association.

Life Membership Nomination Details

Please provide details of the life membership nominee

A) PROVIDE EVIDENCE FOR:

being a nurse currently working in the perioperative environment
OR
retired from the perioperative nursing workforce at the time of the application

B) PROVIDE EVIDENCE FOR:
Have served for a minimum of 15 years as a full member of the NSW Operating Theatre Association

C) PROVIDE EVIDENCE FOR:
Having served as a member of the city/zone/special interest group executive
OR
Serving on another NSW Operating Theatre Committee for a minimum of 3 years
OR
Having made significant contribution as a member, assisting the promotion and enhancement of perioperative nursing.

D) PROVIDE EVIDENCE FOR:
Having made a significant contribution in terms of time, effort and commitment and extraordinary service to the NSW OTA

E) PROVIDE EVIDENCE OF:
their commitment to the advancement of Perioperative Nursing over a significant period of years

F) PROVIDE EVIDENCE OF:
their attendance at city/zone/special interest group meetings and annual conferences

G) PROVIDE EVIDENCE OF:
having published articles
OR
participated in research
OR
delivered presentations of interest to Perioperative Nurses