Center for Nursing Leadership

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

Executive Leadership Summit

Sold out in 2017, the Executive Leadership Summit is a three-day seminar focused on the management and business-side of perioperative nursing. Network with other leaders and hear from industry experts on the biggest challenges and changes coming to the surgical suite.

New in 2018, Executive Leadership Summit attendees will receive recordings of all concurrent sessions held at the Summit and Global Surgical Conference & Expo - up to one month after the conference.

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Nurse Executive Leadership Seminar

A one-day seminar, NELS provides an exclusive, intimate setting for perioperative nurse executives and their leadership teams to discuss day-to-da...

ASC Administrator Skills Course

Learn how to successfully manage a profitable ASC.

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Leadership Resources

Guidelines Implementation for Your Facility

AORN has made implementing the Guidelines for Perioperative Practice easy for you and your facility. We know you’re busy managing your facility, purch...

Leadership Online Courses

Sound like something you could use? Listen to a 30-minute webinar presented by ...

Nurses on Boards Coalition

Home of the campaign to help ensure that at least 10,000 nurses are on boards by 2020.

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Leadership Books & Publications

AORN offers publications through the Center for Nursing Leadership that help you stay informed on the changes in health care and provide resources to ...

Leadership Webinars

AORN’s Center for Nursing Leadership webinars offer online access to online courses and recorded webinars on a variety of topics for your continuing d...

Leadership Topics


AORN’s Center for Nursing Leadership offers a wide range of educational offerings and resources to help you solve operational issues, build proc...


AORN’s Center for Nursing Leadership is helping nurse leaders gain the necessary skills to manage the financial performance of perioperative ser...


Ensure the highest quality standards are set for your staff by taking advantage of the education and resources AORN’s Center for Nursing Leaders...

HR Management

AORN’s Center for Nursing Leadership has a range of educational offerings and resources to help you hire, retain, develop and engage your sta...


AORN’s Center for Nursing Leadership offers education and resources that will help you learn to effectively lead crucial conversations and influence d...