Guides/Reports

Jan 17, 2020
The linkage between nursing care and patient outcomes is widely accepted, yet it is often difficult to achieve an evidence-based allocation of nursing resources that is understood and accepted by all. AONL, ANA and HFMA have teamed up to chart a path forward. This document explores the evolution…
Oct 18, 2019
The role of the system chief nurse executive (CNE) is a sub specialty of nursing leadership and requires its own set of competencies. Guided by the AONL Nurse Executive Competencies’ domains: communication and relationship building, knowledge of the healthcare environment, leadership, and…
Sep 11, 2019
The Nursing Organizations Alliance believes that a healthy practice environment is supported by the presence of the following elements.
Apr 23, 2019
This resource will assist nurse leaders and their organizations in implementing the AONL Guiding Principles for the Role of the Nurse Executive in Patient Safety. The role of the nurse executive in patient safety is to help lead best practices and establish the right culture across…
Apr 23, 2019
These guiding principles are intended to inspire discussions among nurses and support service teams in a way that may not have taken place previously.
Apr 23, 2019
The following principles are intended to guide the nurse leader in achieving a diverse workforce by becoming an advocate for resources to implement and support a diversity program, encouraging a commitment to education, and leading diversity research initiatives that are based on performance…
Apr 23, 2019
Technology is integrated into the fabric of health care and will most likely become increasingly part of the core fiber. AONL recognizes the significant role technology will play in our future. In support, AONL leadership has developed several tools to assist nurse leaders in incorporating…
Apr 23, 2019
AONL hosted a group of health care professionals to participate in a discussion for building the hospital for the next generation. The group consisting of nurse executives, architects and engineers identified valuable assumptions and principles for stakeholders involved in designing and building…
Apr 23, 2019
The chief nurse executive plays a critical role in the selection and implementation of information systems. Acquiring new systems is a complicated process that impacts the entire facility.
Apr 23, 2019
Today's health care environment is complex and creates demands requiring the professional nurse to be an astute critical thinker, confident and competent when caring for patients and families in multiple health care settings. However, since organizations are faced with increasing demands on…