Beyond Gratitude Tools & Materials

CNOs & C- suite Executives

Acts of Gratitude 

Here are a few simple, yet impactful, ways to display gratitude to nurse managers. We encourage you to build on this list based on the needs of your teams and to share ideas with us and with other leaders.

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Write a "Thank You" Note
Thank your nurse managers with personal, hand-written notes sharing how essential they are to the team.

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Leverage Existing Professional Development Programs
Ensure nurse managers are aware of and can easily access opportunities available, like those offered by AONL.

2

Host a 15-minute Get-together 
Gather small groups safely for casual get-togethers to share gratitude for all your nurse managers.

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Leverage Regional & Local Awards Programs
Nominate nurse managers for local awards, like the Great 100, or add
The
DAISY Nurse Leader Award to your existing DAISY recognition program.

3

Host a Listening Session
Spend time with your nurse managers and provide them with a forum to share feedback and ideas as a group.

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Offer Closer Parking
Provide nurse managers with parking spaces close to their workplace as a small but impactful gesture.
 

Email Templates

We offer pre-drafted emails you can send to your marketing department or your nurse directors to encourage your leaders and organization to join you as you go Beyond Gratitude to support the emotional health and well-being of nurse managers. We encourage you to make edits to this content based on your teams and their current situations and needs.

 
 
 

Electronic Thank-you Cards

You can send a personal or group-signed digital card to thank your nurse managers for their compassionate leadership and care and to brighten their day. We have provided free websites to use, as well as an editable Beyond Gratitude themed card that you can update by creating a free Canva account.

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A Few  Suggested Platforms

Posters and Flyers

We provide posters and flyers to print and display in lunchrooms or other common areas. We encourage you to edit these materials, adding in photos of your teams, quotes about your nurse managers and other relevant details.

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Social Media Ready to Download 

Simply download our ready-to-use graphics and share on your social media pages to show your appreciation for nurse managers. Click the "download" button for three graphics – one sized for Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, a second for Instagram posts, and a third for Instagram stories.

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Twitter, LinkedIn & Facebook: I am excited for ORGANIZATION to join the @tweetAONL Fdn., @DAISY4Nurses, @BeCareismatic and @symplr for #BeyondGratitude to bring awareness to the heart, body & soul nurse managers pour into work and to join crucial conversations around their well-being. NurseManager.org

Instagram: I am excited for ORGANIZATION to join the @aonlnurseleaders Foundation, @thedaisyfoundation, @careismaticbrands and symplr for #BeyondGratitude to help bring awareness to the heart, body & soul that nurse managers pour into their work and to join crucial conversations around their emotional health & well-being.

 

Thank you to all our nurse managers at ORG NAME! Learn more: NurseManager.org. #NurseLeaders

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Twitter, LinkedIn & Facebook: COVID-19 has taken a toll on so many in health care. That is why ORGANIZATION is going #BeyondGratitude to support the emotional health of nurse managers. Visit NurseManager.org to learn more or visit aonl.org/resources/nursing-leadership-covid-19-survey to better understand nurse managers challenges.


Instagram: COVID-19 has taken a toll on so many in health care. The well-being of my team is always on my mind.

@aonlnurseleaders's COVID-19 Longitudinal Study looks deeply at the real-time challenges #NurseLeaders face, including around their well-being. That is why ORGANIZATION is going #BeyondGratitude to support the emotional health of nurse managers. Visit NurseManager.org to learn about how you can join me in giving meaningful gratitude to these essential leaders.

 

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Twitter, LinkedIn & Facebook: I am thankful for our nurse managers for the heart, body and soul they pour into their work each day. Visit NurseManager.org to learn more about the importance of meaningful gratitude for nurse managers. Go #BeyondGratitude.


Instagram: Our nurse managers create healthy and compassionate workplaces where nurses can thrive. They ensure the safety and standards of quality patient care are maintained, drive team development, resiliency and competency, manage human and financial resources, and do so much more. That's why I am going #BeyondGratitude to thank our nurse managers. Visit NurseManager.org to learn more about the importance of meaningful gratitude. #NurseLeaders

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Twitter, LinkedIn & Facebook: 1 in 3 nurse managers report they are not emotionally healthy. That is why I am going #BeyondGratitude to celebrate the heart, body and soul nurse managers pour into their work.

 

To our nurse managers: I see you, I hear you and I thank you. Learn more at NurseManager.org.

Instagram: 1 in 3 nurse managers report they are not emotionally healthy. That is why I am going #BeyondGratitude to celebrate the heart, body and soul nurse managers pour into their work.

To our nurse managers: I see you, I hear you and I thank you. Learn more at NurseManager.org.

 

#NurseLeaders

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Twitter, LinkedIn & Facebook: Nurse managers - you are the heart, body & soul that brings together the exceptional patient care of nurses and the mission of health organizations. That is why ORGANIZATION is joining #BeyondGratitude to honor you and thank you. NurseManager.org.

 

Instagram:  Nurse managers - you are the heart, body & soul that brings together the exceptional patient care of nurses and the mission of health organizations. You provide meaningful support to all those around you. That is why ORGANIZATION is joining #BeyondGratitude to honor and thank you. Visit NurseManager.org to learn more about this initiative we are excited to take part in. #NurseLeaders

 

Social Media Templates

Use the below graphics to personalize your gratitude for the nurse managers in your institution. Simply click on the graphic you want to adjust depending on the social platforms you use. Edit the images and content to better reflect your community. To use Canva, simply sign up for a free account if you do not already have one.

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Twitter, LinkedIn & Facebook: I am excited for ORGANIZATION to join the @tweetAONL Fdn., @DAISY4Nurses, @BeCareismatic and @symplr for #BeyondGratitude to bring awareness to the heart, body & soul nurse managers pour into work and to join crucial conversations around their well-being. NurseManager.org

Instagram: I am excited for ORGANIZATION to join the @aonlnurseleaders Foundation, @thedaisyfoundation, @careismaticbrands and symplr for #BeyondGratitude to help bring awareness to the heart, body & soul that nurse managers pour into their work and to join crucial conversations around their emotional health & well-being.

 

Thank you to all our nurse managers at ORG NAME! Learn more: NurseManager.org. #NurseLeaders

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Twitter, LinkedIn & Facebook: Nurse managers, like NAME, put their heart, body and soul into what they do each day. I am deeply thankful for all you to do support your teams, peers and our organization. That's why we are going #BeyondGratitude to honor you. Visit NurseManager.org to learn more.

 

Instagram:  Nurse managers, like NAME, put their heart, body and soul into what they do each day. I am deeply thankful for all you to do support your teams, peers and our organization. That's why we are going #BeyondGratitude to honor you. Visit NurseManager.org to learn more.

 

#NurseLeaders

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**For organizations with the DAISY Nurse Leader Award**

Twitter, LinkedIn & Facebook: I am thankful for our nurse managers for their leadership, compassion and dedication. That is why we are excited to have the @DAISY4Nurses DAISY Nurse Leader Award to honor nurse managers like NAME at ORGANIZATION. Go #BeyondGratitude with us. Visit NurseManager.org.

Instagram:  I am thankful for our nurse managers for their leadership, compassion and dedication. That is why we are excited to have the @thedaisyfoundation DAISY Nurse Leader Award to honor nurse managers like NAME at ORGANIZATION. Go #BeyondGratitude with us. Visit NurseManager.org.

 

#NurseLeaders

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Twitter, LinkedIn & Facebook: Nurse managers - you are the heart, body & soul that brings together the exceptional patient care of nurses and the mission of health organizations. That is why ORGANIZATION is joining #BeyondGratitude to honor you and thank you. NurseManager.org.

 

Instagram:  Nurse managers - you are the heart, body & soul that brings together the exceptional patient care of nurses and the mission of health organizations. You provide meaningful support to all those around you. That is why ORGANIZATION is joining #BeyondGratitude to honor and thank you. Visit NurseManager.org to learn more about this initiative we are excited to take part in. #NurseLeaders

 
The DAISY Foundation Logo

Go Beyond Gratitude. Honor nurse managers for their compassion in leadership by implementing the DAISY Nurse Leader Award.

The DAISY Nurse Leader Award is a powerful way to honor the extraordinary impact of nurse managers.

 

The award gives nursing teams, CNOs and others a way to express their gratitude for the compassionate environment nurse managers provide and for all that they do.  
 

Join us in expanding this meaningful program by implementing the award at facilities where it does not already exist.

Visit The DAISY Foundation to learn more and complete a Request for Information form.