Organization of Nurse Leaders (ONL) is a not-for profit professional association committed to the advancement of professional nursing, promoting the delivery of quality patient care and influencing the development of health policy in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Connecticut. ONL is committed to fostering the development of nurse leaders across the continuum through mentorship, collaboration and education and to providing an organized structure that promotes support, research, education, and professional development among members.
ONL consists of over 800 nurse leaders from various practice and academic settings. Virtually all acute-care hospitals in the Commonwealth are represented along with a growing number of providers from other settings including home care, long-term care, academia and corrections. Collectively, the membership employs over 40,000 nurses and health-care workers and administers over $1 billion in operating budgets annually.
ONL is an affiliate of AONE and has a long-standing tradition of support and collaboration with the Massachusetts Hospital Association.
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ONL is now accepting poster abstracts for the Spring Meeting on March 10, 2017. For more information and directions, please click here.
Walden University has announced an increase in the tuition reduction for ONL members to 20% for new students from 7/15/2016 forward. For more information click here.
Please click here to see an overview of the groundbreaking Patient Care Link initiative started by Massachusetts Hospital Association and ONL in 2005 and continuing strong today.
Please take a moment to participate in the Nursing Informatics Competency Assessment – Registered Nurse Survey for Bedside Nurses by December 16th, 2016. You can access the survey here.
The Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors invites you to submit a proposal for our 2017 Patient Safety Forum on March 30, 2017 at the Sheraton Framingham. For more information, please click here.
Bay Path University is hosting Free 1 hour webinars taking place from 12-1 p.m. starting November 29th - December 14th. These are professional development opportunities designed for emerging leaders and first time managers. Topics include Peer - Problem Solving, Tools for First Time Managers as well as The Importance of Being Entrepreneurial to name a few. For more information, please click here.
ONL Fall Quarterly Meeting - A focus on the 2016 national election
Political correspondents, Tucker Carlson (FoxNews) and Paul Begala (CNN), engage in a discussion about the 2016 Presidential election, moderated by Anthony Brooks, Senior Political Analyst (WBUR)
ONL Fall Quarterly Meeting – A focus on local advocacy and nursing.
Legislators and policy experts from CT, MA, and NH participate in a discussion about local advocacy and nursing. Guest speakers include Representative Peggy Sayers (CT), Representative Kay Khan (MA), and Paula Minnehan (NH), moderated by Ashley Waddell.
ONL 2016 Winter Quarterly Meeting
To succeed, we need to understand why we sometimes fail. Dr. Steve, America’s Reverse Psychologist, offers a hilarious, highly-interactive masterclass in screwing up, stressing yourself, and procrastinating like a pro! Drawing inspiration from a ping-pong ball, a dead housefly and Shania Twain, Dr. Steve will make you laugh harder than you ever thought possible