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Foundation for Leadership Excellence

Expanded Curriculum! Course Now 5 Days!

Updated course content includes:

  • Expanded HR modules to help you enhance performance and maximize your team's potential.
  • Strategies to improve customer service and raise HCAHPS scores.
  • Your role in the Affordable Care Act and the Future of Nursing vision.

Spring - May 12-16, 2014
Embassy Suites - Walnut Creek
1345 Treat Blvd
Walnut Creek, CA 94597

Fall - November 10-14, 2014
Embassy Suites - Anaheim South
11767 Harbor Blvd
Garden Grove, CA 92840

Online registration available now for Spring program.

Foundation for Leadership Excellence brochure

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ACNL presents:

Surviving and Thriving!
Your 1st Job as an RN

By Brenda Brozek, MAOL, RN
and Patricia McFarland, MS, RN, FAAN

This comprehensive guide helps new grad and nursing students transition to the RN role.  Also contains inspirational stories from nurse leaders.

Order your copy today!

Updated Quality & Patient Safety Primer
Now Available for ACNL Members

Access this valuable resource from ACNL's Quality & Patient Safety Committee

More information about the Quality & Patient Safety Primer


Free Webinars for ACNL Members

Nurse Leaders: Key Players in Health Care Reform

Broadcast on December 10, 2013

Presenter: Kimberly Horton, DHA, MSN, FNP, RN, FACHE
Senior VP/Chief Nurse Executive, Alameda Health System

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Passing the Baton: Best Practices in Hand-Off Communication

Broadcast on October 9, 2013

Ellen Fleischman, MBA, MSN, RD, RN, NE-BC; Shannon Carevich, BSN, RN
Manger - Maternal Infance Services, Sharp Hospital, San Diego

Shannon Carevich, BSN, RN
Clinical Nurse Educator, Orange Coast Memorial

Linda Fahey, MSN, RN, NP
Regional Director QPS, Kaiser Permanente

Julie McGinnis, MSN, RN
Education Consultant/Improvement Advisor, Kaiser Permanente

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ACNL Mentoring Program

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You're Hired!

You're Hired! A Nurses Guide to Success in Today's Job Market

Produced by the California Nursing Student's Association
Endorsed by ACNL
Written by Brenda Brozek, MAOL, RN

A must for nursing students, new graduates and experienced RNs competing for jobs in today's daunting health care market.

Order your copy today! Special rate for ACNL and CNSA members.

More information and to order You're Hired!


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