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CACTUS Award

​​​​Advanced Practice Professional Recognition

The cactus is a symbol of endurance, adaptability, and resourcefulness. There are almost 2000 species of cacti of all shapes and sizes and they can be found in a variety of settings. The cactus is self-sustaining and possesses the ability to adapt and thrive in any environmen​​t. It is known for patience and resilience and stands strong against time and the elements.

  • Compassionate: Demonstrates compassion toward patients and colleagues alike by going the extra mile to make sure others are heard and understood.
  • Adaptable: Works well in a variety of settings and with all kinds of people. Remains calm and composed even in stressful situations.
  • Collaborative: Recognizes the importance of teamwork by demonstrating a willingness to not only lead but also serve.
  • Trustworthy: Able to be relied on as honest or truthful.
  • Understanding: Seeks to understand and appreciate different ideas and perspectives. Recognizes their own strengths and weaknesses and is always striving to improve.
  • S​elfless: Places the spotlight on others and is always quick to lend a helping hand or an encouraging word to those around them.

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