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. The CNML Essentials Review Course assists participants in preparing for the CNML exam through a review of the four practice areas and practical application of the skills through group discussion. It also includes a review of test taking skills

Who Should Participate

This program is designed for nurse managers that intend to sit for the CNML Certification Exam.


Using scenario-based learning, participants will assess their level of competency in their own leadership practice; strengthen those competencies through practice, discussion, and sharing of perspectives; and be prepared for successful completion of the CNML certification exam.

Upcoming Courses

Hosted Program

AONE offers hosted program options that bring the AONE education team to your organization. Contact AONE for more information on hosted programs.

Continuing Education Contact Hours

The American Organization of Nurse Executives is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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

Special Assistance

AONE 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 annual meeting solely by reason of that disability. Through its agents, AONE 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 workshop.

Contact Shanna Sweeney for questions.