Frequently Asked Questions
Based on the Nurse Manager Learning Domain Framework, the AONL Nurse Manager Competencies capture the skills, knowledge and abilities that guide the practice of these nurse leaders. The successful nurse leader must gain expertise in all three domains: the science of managing the business, the art of leading the people and the leader within.
The AONL Nurse Executive Competencies detail the skills, knowledge and abilities that guide the practice of nurse leaders in executive practice regardless of their title, education or setting. The core set of competency domains for executive leadership include communication and relationship management, knowledge of the health care environment, leadership, professionalism and business skills and principles.
This web-based tool provides a platform for nurse leaders to evaluate the degree to which they are expert in the leadership domains outlined in the AONL Nurse Manager and Nurse Executive Competencies. Participants self-evaluate—and those taking advantage of the 180° assessment additionally receive feedback from a colleague—and receive a detailed report on strengths and areas for development.
Plan on spending at least 30 minutes. Most participants finish the assessment in 45 to 60 minutes.