Respect AwardJanuary 14, 2015 As a Nurse Practitioner working in trauma, Bonnie Zabirka sees a very diverse population. “Many of the people we see in trauma are a high-risk population,” she says. “Some patients have taken risks and ended up injured. You need to be able to respect them as human beings. To be in this role, to care for people, there has to be respect - for different practices, spirituality, and cultures. I want to be respected by the people I care for and I can’t expect that if I don’t respect them.”read more about 'Respect Award'