Center for Nursing Leadership

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Whether you are aspiring to management, recently moved into a new leadership position, or are an experienced nurse executive, AORN’s Center for Nursing Leadership is focused on supporting your need for continued professional development in managing the business side of perioperative services.

Leadership Events

NEW in 2022: Peer-to-Peer Solutions

Peer-to-Peer Solutions is a new leadership program where you will connect on today’s most pressing management issues, explore new directions to help transform the workplace, and reignite a passion for perioperative practice. This blend of in-person and virtual programs, networking, and peer groups will help you:

  • Understand why self-compassion is essential for nurses and how to adopt this culture to combat fatigue, burnout, and moral distress across teams (and yourself)
  • Use practical applications and tools to seed change
  • Discuss plans of action to overcome barriers to retention
  • Develop peer-to-peer connections and share ideas that work in real life

Join Your Peers – register now.


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Leadership Resources

AORN Leader Membership

AORN’s leader membership is designed for perioperative nurse leaders who need solutions beyond clinical challenges, like staffing and budgeting, while also supporting your professional passion. Learn More

Facility Solutions

Improve your patient outcomes, keep costs down, and ensure your facility or health system is survey-ready. AORN’s evidence-based perioperative solutions encompass the resources and support that your facility - and entire system - can leverage to drive patient safety and improve team performance. Learn More

Guideline Essentials

Guideline Essentials are online implementation tools that help you and your entire perioperative team apply AORN’s evidence-based guidelines in everyday practice. Learn More

Leadership Online Courses

Build your perioperative financial and managerial decision-making skill sets with leader-specific online courses. Learn More

Professional Development Online Courses

Cultivate perioperative leadership and accountability, and gain skills to address legal and risk management challenges with online courses geared toward professional development. Learn More

Leadership and Professional Development Webinars

AORN’s recorded webinars cover a variety of topics for your continuing development as a perioperative leader. Learn More

Nurses on Boards Coalition

Join the campaign to help ensure that at least 10,000 nurses are on boards by 2020. Learn More