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 37th Annual Conference

Discover the Magic of Nurse Leadership

February 1-4, 2015
Disneyland Resort
Anaheim, California

More information and Registration




2015 ACNL Membership Drive



Mary Abbott, MSN(c), RN, CCRN
Sharp Memorial Hospital

Since joining her local ACNL chapter, Mary has been warmly welcomed into an atmosphere that allows her to continue to be active at a pace that is compatible with her work and home life. Her membership and involvement with ACNL has broadened her perspective and understanding about the impact of nurse leaders. She has been able to work alongside, listen and learn from the most influential nurse leaders in California.

Read Mary's Story


Learn more about ACNL's Each One Reach One Membership Campaign!

View Message from Carol Stern and Donna Kistler of the Member Services Committee


Utilizing Simulation for Quality/Performance
Improvement for Emerging Diseases

Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time: Morning Session: 8:00am-12:00pm
           Afternoon Session: 2:00pm-6:00pm
Where: University of San Francisco
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Cole Edmonson
CNO, Texas Presbyterian Hospital

Registration and more information here.

Free Webinar for ACNL Members:

Early Mobility: Improving Patient Outcomes

Broadcast December 9, 2014

Many health care settings are seeing improved patient outcomes as a result of their early mobility programs. ACNL's Quality & Patient Safety Committee proudly presents this informative webinar featuring best practices in early mobility.

Presenters are nurse leaders from:
Kaiser Permanente - San Leandro
omona Valley Hospital Medical Center
VA Northern California Health System

To Learn More about Early Mobility and other ACNL Webinars

Most ACNL webinars are offered free of charge as a benefit to our members.