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 details coming soon...


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

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


   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 Webinars for ACNL Members

Prescription for Success!
Best Practices in Medication Administration

Broadcast July 21, 2015

Access the Webinar Recording
(You must log onto the website to access recording)

To Learn about other ACNL Webinars

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