CNML Essentials Review Course


The Certified Nurse Manager and Leader (CNML) exam is built on the four practice areas of financial management; human resource management; performance improvement; and strategic management and technology. Having a solid understanding of them is essential for certification.


  • Identify personal level of competency in each of content areas identified in the nurse manager skill inventory tool.
  • Identify three areas of emphasis for their own study in preparing for the CNML exam.
  • Compare/contrast various modalities of budgeting.
  • Discuss health care reimbursement systems.
  • Articulate strategies for recruitment, retention, and performance management of staff.
  • Compare/contrast data analysis tools and identify appropriate use of each.
  • Distinguish between dashboards and scorecards.
  • Delineate four leadership activities that facilitate the change process.


The American Hospital Association (AHA) has a corporate rate at the Hotel Allergro. This hotel is two blocks from the AHA offices where the
program will be held. A link to check rates and availability will be sent in the confirmation email. 

25 Jul


American Hospital Association 155 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 400 Chicago, IL 60606

Registration Fee

Early Bird (register before July 7)
AONE Member - $295
Non-Members - $350

Regular Registration
AONE Member - $345
Non-Members - $400