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Start your journey to Certified in Executive Nursing Practice (CENP®) certification by studying for the exam with a cohort of colleagues. This unique AONL program combines the CENP on-demand content with weekly discussion forums during a 4-week period.

The discussion forums, with CENP faculty participation, allows participants to talk through each week’s topic(s), learn from each other and translate new executive-level competencies immediately into practice. A live session with faculty concludes the program providing key takeaways and test-taking preparation guidance.

Schedule & Dates

The CENP on-demand course takes approximately 13 hours to complete. Move through the content over a 6 week period by spending 2.5 hours per week on content as outlined below. During the facilitated portion, learn from peers and faculty through discussion forums, faculty sessions, and drop-in hours. All sessions are scheduled to meet at 4:00–5:00 p.m. CT (week 5 is 1.5 hour session).

Leadership Domain  Before October 3 | 2 hours

Introduction and Business Skills October 10 | 2.5 hours

Course overview and meet with course participants. The session will be recorded if you are not able to attend.

Communication Domain October 17 | 2.5 hours

Drop-in session.

HCE Part 1 October 24 | 2.5 hours

Drop-in session.

HCE Part 2 October 31 | 2.5 hours

Drop-in session.

Facilitator-Led Wrap-Up (1.5 Hours) Professionalism Domain (2 hours) After October 31 | 3.5 hours

Session: Preparing to take the test; summarize key points.

Participants will wrap up the course feeling prepared and ready to take the CENP Certification Exam.

Member of AONL + Online Practice Exam: $620.00

Nonmember of AONL + Online Practice Exam: $805.00

Join AONL to receive the member price.


The program offers attendees the opportunity to earn up to 13.0 contact hours.


The American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL) is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

AONL is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 15740.

The American Organization for Nursing Leadership is authorized to award 13.0 contact hours of pre-approved ACHE Qualified Education credit (non-ACHE) for this program toward advancement, or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives.


AONL complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and strives to ensure that no individual with a disability is deprived of the opportunity to participate in the program solely by reason of that disability. Through its agents, AONL will provide reasonable accommodations for a candidate with a disability who requests accommodations. Requests can be made by sending a written request 21 days in advance of the program.


Use of these or any other course(s)/material(s) does not imply eligibility for certification or successful performance on any certification exam, nor is it a requirement to qualify for individual certification. These course(s)/material(s) are optional and are some of the multiple resources that may be used in preparation for the exam.