This bi-monthly newsletter provides thought-provoking articles and perspectives on key issues affecting you. Written by AONL members and other notable health care and nursing experts, Voice showcases excellence and innovation in nursing and patient care leadership throughout the continuum of care and helps you understand the latest public policy developments that affect their practice.
News and Publications
Nurse Leader Journal
Published by Elsevier, Nurse Leader is the official bi-monthly journal of AONL. Unique features of the journal include a cover story that explores the leadership paths taken by a well-known nurse leader as well as departments and columns focusing on areas of special interest to nurse leaders. Also, each issue features a nurse executive as the guest editor. AONL members also have access to all content on the Nurse Leader website.
AONL eNews Update and Working For you are the weekly newsletter digest sent to members each Tuesday and Friday. We bring you the latest in health care trends, AONL education programs, resources and perspective from reputable sources—all tailored to the diverse, but specific interests of nurse leaders.
AONL members receive a special discount price on Journal of Nursing Administration (JONA) subscriptions. Normally priced at $120.00, the special AONL member subscription price is only $69.95! The discount code is available to members-only. Members can log-in to access the code.
One of the most valued resources, AONL’s Guiding Principles and the associated Toolkits provide members with a framework to implement the tenants AONL has identified as primary topic areas such as diversity, workforce, technology and future patient care. Guiding Principles provide the outline while Toolkits note case studies and real life examples of the guiding principles in action. Both can be found in the Resource Library.
AONL has published competencies for nurse executives, system CNOs, nurse leaders in population health and nurse managers. These competencies are incorporated into AONL education and certification programs.
AONL ensures the perspective and needs of nurse leaders are heard and addressed in public policy issues related to nursing and patient care. Our advocacy activities include the federal legislative and regulatory arenas, as well as promoting the value of nursing leadership and its invaluable contribution to the greater health care team in pursuit of quality patient care.
You will have complete access to the AONL Resource Library and all of our Guiding Principles, nurse leader competencies, whitepapers, case studies and more. With AONL membership, you also receive access to members-only content.
Networking is a key component of AONL membership. Through the Leader2Leader Member Community, members can build profiles, start discussions, share files and find mentors. This online platform allows for the sharing of best practices and learning from the collective wisdom of nurse leaders from across the globe.
When you become an AONL member you will have access to the AONL membership directory. You will be able to search for members who have similar activities, certifications and nursing leadership interests.
Whether you are entering the field, climbing the career ladder, or simply want to explore new leadership jobs, the Nurse Leader Career Center is the go-to source for nurse leader employment. Over 100 open positions are posted on the Nurse Leader Career Center at any given time. AONL members also have the ability to post their resumes for employer review.
AONL’s webinars allow you to listen live or access the content on demand to listen at your convenience. Webinars are complementary for AONL members. These short programs offer knowledge and tools on a variety of topics ranging from violence in the workplace, to accountability, to the role of nurse leaders.
AONL offers two certification programs - Certified Nurse Manager and Leader (CNML) and Certified in Executive Nursing Practice (CENP) Certification. Discounts are also available through the Certification Center for the CENP and CNML exam.