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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ACNL 2016 Annual Conference

The Power of Us! A Force for Change

January 31 - February 3, 2016
Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort and Spa in Rancho Mirage, CA

More Information about ACNL's 2016 Conference

2016 Exhibitor Packet


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


2015 ACNL Membership Drive





By Bob Patterson, DNP(c), MSN, RN

It has been eight years since I joined ACNL. The opportunities and benefits it has afforded me have been invaluable, but none as important as networking, or the deliberate act to build, reinforce and maintain relationships of trust with other people. I view professional networking as simply networking focused on professional goals. It is because of this, that ACNL helped me make an important decision two years ago.

Read Bob's Story
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Membership Campaign!

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Free Webinars for ACNL Members

Steps for Success!
Fall Prevention Strategies

September 15, 2015
12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

More information & Webinar Registration

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You must register to receive log-in instructions. This webinar will be recorded.

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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 and Emerging Nurse Leaders