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Educational Opportunities with AONE

AONE offers a diverse selection of educational programs and resources designed to assist nurse leaders in their professional development. Whether you are improving performance in your current role or taking your career to the next level, AONE offers tools for all levels of advancement. Most offerings also include continuing education credits. 

AONE Education calendar
AONE-sponsored and chapter events.

Annual Meeting
Stay current with industry changes and enhance your management skills with AONE's educational programs and annual meetings.

Dynamic Leadership in Shared Governance
Effective leaders use the structure of shared governance to build a culture of excellence, where nurses have accountability and responsibility for nursing care. This workshop brings together individuals and teams with leadership roles in shared governance-from the chair of a unit council to the CNO of the organization--to focus on developing leadership skills and behaviors specific to leading in a shared governance environment.

CENP Preparation Resources and CNML Preparation Resources
The Certified in Executive Nursing Practice (CENP) and the Certified Nurse Manager and Leader (CNML) are premier credentials in nursing leadership. Tools and resources such as  the candidate handbook, competencies assessment, readiness exams and review courses are available to help you on your certification journey. For information on certification, please refer to AONE Credentialing Center: CENP and CNML.

Care Innovation and Transformation (CIT)
The Care Innovation and Transformation initiative improves patient care, hospital performance, and employee satisfaction through the engagement of frontline staff, collaboration, innovation and leadership development.  Care Innovation and Transformation participants meet face-to-face four times over a period of two years.

AONE Transforming Care Conference – COMING SOON!
The inaugural AONE Transforming Care Conference provides nurse leaders with the knowledge and tools to improve patient care, hospital performance and employee engagement. The purpose of the conference is to deliver new, advanced curriculum on change management, engagement of staff, collaboration, innovation and leadership development. 

Emerging Leader Development
Emerging Nurse Leader Institute (ENLI)
The Emerging Nurse Leader Institute is designed for staff nurses, charge nurses and nurse coordinators who aspire to nurse leadership roles. ENLI is a three-day interactive program that combines lecture, discussion, experiential learning and self-assessment.  Continuing education credit is available.

Nurse Manager Development
Essentials of a Nurse Manager Orientation (ENMO)
To meet the busy schedule of a nurse leader, Essentials of Nurse Manager Orientation (ENMO) is an online, comprehensive course for frontline managers, charge nurses, aspiring managers and leadership staff. ENMO was developed in partnership with the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) and is the first leadership course created specifically for nurse managers.

Nurse Manager Institute
Nurse Managers will benefit from this three day program designed to engage learners in activities and discussion to take leadership skills to the next level. NMI is a three-day interactive program that combines lecture, discussion, experiential learning and self-assessment. Continuing education credit is available.

AONE Nurse Manager Fellowship
The AONE Nurse Manager Fellowship is the first of its kind program to step up the level of existing education and development for nurse managers. The Fellowship is a year-long professional development program designed to provide an in-depth environment of learning. The fellowship incorporates the Nurse Manager Learning Domain Framework, developed by AONE.

Nurse Executive Development
Certificate in Healthcare Finance

AONE and the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) are co-sponsors of this certificate program to give Senior Nurse Executives the advanced knowledge they need to actively participate in executive level finance decisions. From understanding revenue cycle operations, to building and monitoring budgets to forecasting to financial report to appreciating the world of the Chief Financial Officer, this workshop provides Senior Nurse Executives the concepts, tools and techniques to understand how the integration of clinical, operational and financial data impacts day-to-day operations and the bottom line.

Accreditation Statement
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.

For selected programs, AONE is authorized to award hours of pre-approved ACHE qualified Education credit (non-AHCE)