Your AONE membership is an investment in your career. The tangible resources and connections you receive enable you to work effectively and efficiently; leading to an optimal healing environment.
Voice of Nursing Leadership
This bi-monthly newsletter provides thought-provoking articles and perspectives on key issues affecting you. Written by AONE members and other notable health care and nursing experts, Voice showcases excellence and innovation in nursing and patient care leadership throughout the continuum of care and helps you understand the latest public policy developments that affect their practice.
Published by Elsevier, Nurse Leader is the official bi-monthly journal of AONE. Unique features of the journal include a cover story that explores the leadership paths taken by a well-known nurse leader as well as departments and columns focusing on areas of special interest to nurse leaders. Also, each issue features a nurse executive as the guest editor. AONE members also have access to all content on the Nurse Leader website.
AONE eNews Update is the acclaimed weekly e-newsletter digest sent to members each Friday. E-News brings you the latest health care trends, tools, resources and perspective from reputable sources—all tailored to the diverse, but specific interests of AONE members. Delivered to right to your inbox, this communication saves you valuable time as you receive all the news you need from one reliable source.
AONE Working for You
This enlightening weekly email is specially prepared to provide you with exclusive access to the latest AONE news. New member resources are posted in AONE Working for You as well as research participation opportunities, updates on other AONE members and the calendar of education events.
Journal of Nursing Administration (JONA)
AONE members receive a special discount price on Journal of Nursing Administration (JONA) subscriptions. Normally priced at $120.00, the special AONE member subscription price is only $69.95! A discount code is made available to members on the members-only area of the AONE website.
AONE and AHA publications
When available, you receive preferred member pricing on AONE publications. With your AONE membership will also receive preferred member pricing on all AHA publications sold on the online store.
Online Career Center
Whether you are entering the field, climbing the career ladder, or simply want to explore leadership opportunities, the Online Career Center is the go-to source for nurse leader employment. Over 150 open positions are posted on the Online Career Center at any given time. AONE members also have the ability to post their resumes for employer review.
AONE offers a discounted membership rate for organizations that have multiple employees who are members. AONE group membership is a great way to recognize staff members for stellar performances and to groom the leaders of tomorrow. Click here for more information about group membership or contact Alyse Kittner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Center for Care Innovation and Transformation (CCIT)
AONE is proud to continue the work of Transforming Care at the Bedside (TCAB) with the new program Center for Care Innovation and Transformation (CCIT). The program serves as a resource for nurse leaders seeking to transform not only the way they care for patients, but also the culture in which they find themselves working, so that innovation and transformation become a daily pattern.
AONE Foundation for Nursing Leadership Research & Education (AONE Foundation)
The AONE Foundation was established in 2010 to support the research and educational priorities of AONE. Activities and programs include annual seed grants to fund nursing research projects and honoring nurse executives and researchers for their work to advance the field of nursing leadership.
The AONE Credentialing Center (AONE-CC) — a division of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) — offers two Certification: Certified in Executive Nursing Practice (CENP) and Certified Nurse Manager and Leader (CNML). The CENP is geared to nurse leaders who are engaged in executive nursing practice. The CNML, offered in partnership with the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), is developed for nurse leaders in the nurse manager role.
Guiding Principles and Toolkits
One of the most valued resources, AONE’s Guiding Principles and the associated Toolkits provide members with a framework to implement the tenants AONE has identified as primary topic areas such as diversity, workforce, technology and future patient care. Guiding Principles provide the outline while Toolkits note case studies and real life examples of the guiding principles in action.
Public policy initiatives and advocacy
In collaboration with the American Hospital Association (AHA), AONE provides public policy representation at both the national and state level. AONE actively lobbies Capitol Hill leaders on issues related to nursing, such as the need to shore up the nursing educational pipeline and increased appropriations for critical faculty shortages. AONE also has a network of 49 state chapters which provide a grassroots foundation and ensure influence at the state level.
Members-only area of AONE and AHA websites
AONE resources are available exclusively to members through the members-only area of the website. Here you will have complete access to all of our Guiding Principles, whitepapers, case studies, newsletter archives and more. With AONE membership, you also receive access to AHA members-only content. In the members-only area you will find the member directory, Executive Coaching Resource Center, your membership profile and many other features. (Registration for the members-only area is required prior to accessing information.)
The Online Marketplace is your provider and vendor network. You can search for companies name, state, or by subspecialty in any one of twelve major specialty areas. This is your key listing of suppliers who offer products and services designed to meet the needs of the health care nurse leader.
AHA Resource Center
The AHA Resource Center is the world’s largest collection of hospital literature and research library. As an AONE member, you receive a discount on their research services. Through a staff of information specialists, a network of information resources and an array of customized information delivery services, the AHA Resource Center serves as a centralized source for information on a broad array of health care issues.
AONE Annual Meeting and Exposition
The most anticipated event each year, the AONE Annual Meeting and Exposition is a four-day education packed opportunity to learn from and with your peers world-wide. Hosted in the spring each year, over 50 concurrent sessions are offered as well as multiple nationally known keynote speakers. AONE members receive a discounted registration rate and are the first to know the details of the program. Continuing education credit is available.
Emerging Nurse Leader Institute (ENLI)
The Emerging Nurse Leader Institute is designed for staff nurses, charge nurses, nurse coordinators and nurse managers who aspire to nurse leadership roles. ENLI is a 3.5 day interactive program that combines lecture, discussion, experiential learning and self-assessment. Continuing education credit is available.
Essentials of Nurse Manager Orientation
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.
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.
Throughout the year, AONE presents hour long webinars on a variety of topics. Past programs have discussed: transformation vs technology, delegation and nurse executive competencies. As webinars are developed, members are notified via AONE Working for You.
To facilitate the direct communication and vibrant network of AONE members, the membership directory allows you to search for members by name or location.
These email exchanges are the forum offering you a chance to exchange ideas and benefit from the experience, knowledge and wisdom of your peers. Listserv topics include: Quality and Patient Safety, Nurse Manager, Workforce Environment and Future Patient Care Delivery and Small/Rural/Critical Access Hospitals. You have the opportunity to post questions or share your knowledge by answering the questions of other members by participating one or all of the AONE listservs.
In addition to listservs, AONE enables online communication among members with our blog, All About AONE, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Blog entries and status updates are done at our various educational programs and when there is pressing news.
There are leadership opportunities within AONE as well. Through our Willing to Serve program, all members are encouraged to volunteer for an AONE committee or task force. Willing to Serve, held in the fall each year, always shows the great outpouring of support from our members. AONE works to create a mix of new and long-time members on all volunteer groups.
AONE is proud to have 49 affiliated chapters. Participation at the local and national level ensures your face-to-face networking and national presence needs are met. AONE and chapter dues are separate. Contact your local chapter for specific membership information.