AONE Member Fast Track Orientation. A self-guided tour to help you get the most from your AONE membership. AONE Mission To shape health care through innovative and expert nursing leadership. AONE Values - Creativity - Excellence - Integrity
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A self-guided tour to help you get the most from your AONE membership.
To shape health care through innovative and expert nursing leadership.
Welcome to AONE!
Registration for the websites is easy – your username is your email address and you choose your own password when you complete the registration. If you purchased your membership online, your account is already created.Register on the AONE Website
AONE membership benefits include the following:
Timely information on critical topics through the weekly AONE eNews Update
Weekly e-newsletter AONE Working for You providing you with the latest on AONE events and resources, as well as reports on AONE leadership activity
Unlimited members-only access to the AONE (www.aone.org) and AHA (www.aha.org) websites
Members-only access to job listings and other resources in the AONE Online Career Center
Bi-monthly Nurse Leader magazine and Voice of Nursing Leadership newsletter
The Journal of Nursing Administration (JONA) subscription discount
Public policy initiatives and advocacy
Online networking opportunities through online communities, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and blogs from education events
Free registration on HospitalConnect.com health care leadership portal
Significant discounts for the AONE Annual Meeting and Exposition, as well as other professional development opportunities
Generous member discounts on AONE and American Hospital Association books and publications
In-person networking opportunities
Member use of American Hospital Association Resource Center
The vision of AONE is to shape the future of health care through innovative nursing leadership. Our various guiding principles, toolkits and positions on best practice are created with the goal of developing the AONE member as a leader in collaboration and catalyst for innovation.
As an AONE member, you will find a wealth of information in the members-only area in the AONE Resource Center. (login required)
AONE Guiding Principles and Toolkits
AONE Nurse Executive Competencies
Position and Policy Statements
12 AONE Guiding Principles have been developed by AONE volunteer
committees and leadership. These principles are intended to provide a framework for nurse leaders to address key issues in their own organizations.
AONE Guiding Principles for:
...Building the Hospital for the Next Generation
...Diversity in Health Care Organizations
...Excellence in Nurse/Physician Relationships
...Future Patient Care Delivery
...The Aging Workforce
...The Newly Licensed Nurse's Transition into Practice
...The Nurse Executive to Enhance Clinical Outcomes by Leveraging Technology
...The Nurse Executive in Technology Acquisition and Implementation
...Relationships among Nursing & Support Services in the Clinical Setting
(a collaboration between AONE and ARAMARK Healthcare)
...The Role of the Nurse Executive in Patient Safety
...The Role of the Nurse in Future Patient Care Delivery
The AONE Online Career Center provides a comprehensive array of services for nurse leaders and employers alike.
Job seekers can realize their professional potential in nursing leadership. You can advertise your resume to prospective employers and search the targeted job database for the position that's right for you.
Employers can find quality candidates for your job through the AONE Online Career Center, the most targeted source of nursing leadership jobs.
Six online communities are available to AONE members only. The six communities are centered around the topic areas of:
Quality and Patient Safety
Future Patient Care Delivery
Online communities facilitate the collaboration of best practices, encourages the sharing of knowledge and resources, and helps you discover solutions to day-to-day issues.
To join, email firstname.lastname@example.org indicating which one or all of the communities you wish to join.
Two e-newsletters are sent to AONE members each week. To ensure that you receive these emails, make sure AONE has your most current email address. AONE never sells member email addresses.
AONE eNews :An email sent every Friday that provides a summary of the week’s key new stories in policy and health care. It also gives AONE members access to the hottest job opportunities.
AONE Working for You: A weekly e-newsletter designed to help you make the most of your AONE membership. AONE Working for You is sent every Tuesday, with the latest on AONE events and resources, as well as reports on AONE leadership activity.
The AONE Online Marketplace is a searchable directory of suppliers of goods and services for nurse leaders. In an easy to use format, you can search by topic or specific vendor category Some of the categories are:
Patient Care Products/Services
This resource also allows you to request additional information from the vendor and add or edit the listings to personalize it for your department needs. This tool can be accessible at any time from the AONE website (login required).
Demonstrate your commitment to your field of nursing practice and validate your high level of knowledge and skill by becoming certified. The AONE Credentialing Center (AONE-CC)—a division of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE)—offers two certifications:
Certified in Executive Nursing Practice (CENP)This program includes an exam based on the AONE Nurse Executive Competencies, a set of skills commonly used by the health care field to design job descriptions, set expectations, and evaluate nurse leaders.
Certified Nurse Manager and Leader (CNML) AONE and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) have expanded their partnership to develop the first certification exam designed exclusively for nurse managers. This certification programs provide a way for nurse managers to validate that they have acquired the essential knowledge and skills necessary to be effective in their role.
Plan your education schedule for the year. Visit the AONE education calendar to view a complete list of programs and to get more information.
Education programs include:
Annual Meeting and Exposition
AONE Aspiring Nurse Leader Institute
Essentials of Nurse Manager Orientation
AONE Nurse Manager Leadership Conference
AONE Nurse Manager Fellowship
AONE’s 2012 Annual Meeting will be held in Boston MA on March 21-24. Dates for future meetings are on the AONE website.
Voice of Nursing Leadership, AONE’s bi-monthly newsletter informs members about AONE activities, upcoming programs and the latest accomplishments and achievements of AONE members.
Nurse Leader, AONE’s official bi-monthly magazine, provides the vision, skills and tools needed by nurses currently in, or aspiring to, leadership positions.
Other publications available to AONE members:
The Business of Caring–available through the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
The Journal of Nursing Leadership–for AONE discount use code W9K126AA
Through its grassroots of network of 49 State Chapters, AONE keeps abreast of the latest issues affecting nursing on the legislative, regulatory and practice fronts. AONE provides the chapter leadership with up-to-date information on a variety of topics and allows the membership to access the most current information from government and other private and public sources through a leader list serve. And through quarterly chapter calls, AONE members are able to network and share with their colleagues across the country.
AONE has a dynamic policy process that is guided by the AONE Strategic Plan. Policy papers are developed under the direction of the AONE Board of Directors, with input from the membership.
Learn how AONE serves members with legislative activity.
The AONE Foundation for Nursing Leadership Research & Education (AONE Foundation) was established in 2010 to support the research and educational priorities of AONE. The AONE Foundation’s activities and programs include annual seed grants to fund nursing research projects in the areas of patient safety, workforce, work environment, evidence-based management practices, and leadership development, the Mentor Award, honoring a nurse in executive practice who has been exemplary in supporting the professional development of his/her colleagues, and the Nurse Researcher Award, which recognizes an individual who has advanced the nursing leadership through research studies and publications.
Key dates and deadlines
February 1, 2011
Research Seed Grant Awards announced
March 21-24, 2012
Seed grant recipients honored at AONE Annual Meeting and Exposition in Boston, MA
To build on the success of TCAB (Transforming Care at the Bedside), AONE has developed the Center for Care Innovation and Transformation (CCIT), a new program whose foundation will be the basic tenets of TCAB, though will go further in addressing nursing leadership needs, culture change, and health care reform implementation.
The program serves as a resource for nurse leaders seeking to transform not only the way they care for patients, but also the culture in which they find themselves working, so that innovation and transformation becomes a daily pattern. CCIT performance measures will be aligned with the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence (HPOE) initiative, where participating hospitals will collect and report data according to the HPOE guidelines. This will enable standardization of reporting across the country.
AONE offers many publications and products to help you stay on the cutting edge of the nursing profession. And as an AONE member–you get preferred pricing on our publications! Look for the ‘member price’ to see your savings.
Go to the AONE Online Storeto order publications and products. (Login is required to receive member pricing.)
Renewing your AONE membership is simple!
You will automatically receive an invoice and email reminders when your membership is about to expire.
At this point, you can either renew by phone, fax, online with a credit card, or via mail with a check or credit card. If you have not received an invoice and it is time for you to renew your membership, please call the AONE office at (312)422-2800.
If we can be of help to you in any way, please give us a call. You can view our staff directory on the AONE website. We are here to serve you!
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