ACNL is the professional organization for nurse leaders in California!

ACNL develops nurse leaders, advances professional practice, influences health policy and promotes quality health care and patient safety throughout our state.
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Key Health Policy Issues for Nurse Leaders

Update on impending sunset of the BRN, legislation to allow CA NPs to practice independently and other key health policy issues for nurse leaders. Use the link below to learn more about these issues.

Health Policy Update


ACNL's 2016 Conference - Call for Posters!

ACNL now accepting abstracts for conference poster session

Deadline: September 1, 2015

ACNL's 2016 Poster Submission Packet


2015 ACNL Membership Drive


   Ryan Fuller, RN, BSN


Ryan Fuller, RN, BSN (until recently, better
known as Ryan Rickley) has been an ACNL
member for two years. A champion for the
emerging nurse leader (ENL), Ryan
encourages all nurse leaders from novice
to expert to engage in the process of
lifelong learning through active
membership and participation in ACNL.

Read Ryan's Story

Learn more about ACNL's
Membership Campaign!

View Message from ACNL's Member Experience Committee


Free Webinar for ACNL Members

Prescription for Success!
Best Practices in Medication Administration

July 21, 2015
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Mary Foley, PhD, RN, FAAN
Director, Center for Research & Innovation in Patient Care, UCSF School of Nursing

Chris Patty, DNP, RN, CPPS
Medication Safety Specialist
Kaweah Delta Health Care District

Register for the Webinar

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ACNL's Foundation for Leadership Excellence Program

Fall Program - November 9-13, 2015

Embassy Suites Anaheim South, Garden Grove, CA

Register Online
Program Brochure

5 Day Comprehensive Program for New & Emerging Nurse Leaders