Identifying future champions

Encouraging nurses to realise their leadership potential by providing them with opportunities and tools to empower themselves. These champions will redefine the future of health care and nursing.

If all nurses are leaders…

"Patients would receive nursing-led primary care." - Katherine

"Nurses will be heard and changes will happen! One voice – many drops makes the ocean!" - Anonymous

Nursing & Health Expo

The perfect place to discover and progress your career in the nursing and health professions. Gain practical take-home advice and skills, connect with a range of health organisations and more!

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Undergraduate membership

ACN Undergraduate membership allows undergraduate nursing students to make connections within the profession, benefit from career coaching, access online CPD courses, develop knowledge and skills outside of the classroom and much more.

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Nurse Executive Capability Framework

The Nurse Executive Capability Framework is the first national standard in Australia guiding the development of those in, or aspiring to, nurse executive roles.

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Nurse Executive Leadership Program

The Nurse Executive Leadership Program supports participants to meet the capabilities outlined in the Nurse Executive Capability Framework.

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Mid-Career Nurse Leadership Program

The Mid-Career Nurse Leadership Program prepares participants to lead health workplace cultures through innovation, redesign and change and to develop high-performing teams that have a culture of success and achievement.

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Emerging Nurse Leader Program

The complimentary Emerging Nurse Leader Program supports current and future nurse leaders to profile themselves within the profession and build their leadership skills and confidence.

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Nightingale Challenge

The Nightingale Challenge calls on employers to invest in leadership training to allow 20,000 young nurses and midwives globally to benefit from leadership and development training in 2020.

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2020 Roadshows

Join us to celebrate this historic occasion at the complimentary ACN 2020 Year of the Nurse & Midwife Celebration Roadshow. We encourage you to bring a friend or colleague. Members and non-members are welcome.

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Join the ACN tribe

Do you love what ACN is all about? Join the ACN tribe to stay informed, connected and inspired. As an ACN member you’ll receive free online CPD courses, access to an online nursing forum, opportunities to attend exclusive events and much more.

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Spread the word

Download our media kit full of resources to help you promote and celebrate 2020 Year of the Nurse & Midwife.

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Give a nurse a shout-out

To publicly recognise the special nurses and midwives in your life, we are creating a virtual inspiration wall in 2020. Give a shout-out to someone who inspired you to become a nurse and/or someone who continues to inspire your nursing journey.

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Want to do more?

ACN is excited to provide a wide range of opportunities that you can engage with throughout 2020.

Make 2020 the year you connect with your profession and progress your career.

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