Strong leadership is core to successful shared governance. Effective leaders use the structures of shared governance to build a culture of excellence, where nurses have accountability and responsibility for nursing care.

Program Outcomes

  • Decision making skills in professional practice environments
  • Engagement strategies for professional accountability
  • Transformational leadership skills

Program Includes

  • One and a half day interactive seminar
  • Interactive and experimental learning

Who Should Participate

This workshop is for individuals and teams with leadership roles in shared governance-from the chair of a unit council to the CNO of the organization. Groups from the same organization, including interprofessional colleagues, will benefit from attending this interactive workshop together.


Participants will leave equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively lead in shared governance and will recognize the influence they can have to create an environment that engages others in having accountability and responsibility for nursing care.

Course Options

2019 program options will be available in the Fall/Winter of 2018.

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.

Contact Kelsey Irish for questions or if you are interested in future courses.