Educational Preparation of Nurse Leaders
Evolving from the increasingly complex role of the professional nurse, AONE has advanced and supported key works on the future of the professional nurse. AONE has an articulated position on the role and educational preparation of the nurse of the future and supports the ongoing educational advancement for all nurses. Nursing leadership, as an advanced specialty, has also become increasingly complex. As such, lifelong learning is critical to a leader?s effectiveness. Nurse leaders must be knowledgeable, adequately prepared, and competent in order to provide essential contributions in shaping the future of health care.