ACNL's 40th Annual Conference

Taking the Deeper Dive!

Empowering Leaders
Promoting Innovation
Advancing Excellence

February 4 - 7, 2018 
Monterey Conference Center

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To celebrate our 40th year as the professional organization for California’s nurse leaders, ACNL is presenting an exceptional 2018 Conference – featuring an in-depth exploration of the issues and opportunities nurse leaders face in today’s uncertain health care environment. Join ACNL as we take the Deeper Dive to promote innovation, empower you as a leader and advance excellence in the care of our patients and communities!

Keynote Dr. Dan Gross, RN, Executive VP at Sharp HealthCare and an expert in health policy at the state and national levels, provides unique insight into health care reform.

Dr. Cindy Clark, RN, nursing professor and founder of Civility Matters, examines evidence-based strategies to create and sustain healthy work environments.

Dr. Robert Dent, RN, COO/CNO at Midland Memorial Hospital and AONE President-Elect, describes leadership strategies to build a positive culture and maximize employee performance.

Dr. Catherine Dodd, RN, renowned public health expert and advocate, explores important factors in improving population health.

Thomas August, Chief Information Security Officer at John Muir Health, reveals tactics to guard against hacking and cyber-attacks.

ACNL’s Research Committee and the CALNOC Team update you on research priorities and evidence-based practice.

ACNL members share innovative programs and best practices during breakout sessions.

Endnote Christy Beam tells her remarkable story of patient and family engagement that inspired the movie, Miracles from Heaven.

ACNL's 2018 Conference also features:
  • Celebration of ACNL's 40-year history
  • Poster session spotlighting best practices and innovation that can be readily implemented in your organization
  • Hot topics in nurse leadership
  • Fun and camaraderie with your peers!

Don't Miss This Outstanding Program!
Plan to Attend ACNL’s 2018 Conference in Monterey!