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The Nurses Legacy Institute
Register now for the Chief Nursing Officer Institute, September 8 - 11th, 2024

CLIR™ is Courage, Learning, Innovation & Relating

The Nurses Legacy Institute (TNLI) is a non-profit organization that provides insights, builds relationships, and explores new ways to support and develop nurse leaders. Our mission is to meet aspiring nurse leaders where they are and to catapult their leadership journey.

We’re focused on providing a CLIR™ pathway to the future of nursing leadership. Our founding partners developed the CLIR™ framework as a way for the next generation to achieve excellence in nursing leadership. Join us on the journey.

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Register now for our CNO ROUNDTABLE with Dr. Barbara Cherry and Dr. Joy Parchment for a discussion about

Violence in a place of caring: How do you know your staff are safe?

June 20, 2024 @ 10AM Central/Standard Time
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Conferences and Workshops

The Chief Nursing Officer Institute (formerly CNOA) has been developed for new and aspiring to be Chief Nursing Officers.

The content and experiences is based on TNLI’s Framework which includes the following core values: Courage, Learning, Innovating and RelatingTM (CLIR).

This is an opportunity to network and learn with other CNOs from across the country. The content is focused on real life messagesTM and the latest research and literature.

The CNO InstituteTM by TNLI is held twice a year.

Regular Pricing: $3,500 — Early Bird: $3,200 (scholarships available)

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To read more about the Chief Nursing Officer Institute, see this article from JNJ:


Our sponsors understand the importance of strengthening the healthcare workforce to meet today's challenges. Our sponsors understand that the first step in building a stronger healthcare workforce is to train the next generation of leaders. We are grateful for their partnership.

TNLI's sponsors have agreed to underwrite scholarships for a limited number of applicants that meet the evaluation standard described below. Scholarships are merit-based and competitive. You are encouraged to apply early.

Scholarship awards are based on merit following a fair selection process. TNLI and its sponsors do not and shall not discriminate based on any applicable protected classification, including, but not limited to, race, color, religion (creed), gender, age, national origin (ancestry), sexual/gender orientation, and or disability.

The IRS promulgates rules to determine if receiving a scholarship or grant is a taxable event. You are encouraged to consult your tax advisor.

Our Corporate Sponsors


Joyce Batcheller


RWJ Executive Nurse Fellow Alumna
Adjunct Professor, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Nursing
Nurse Executive Advisor, Leadership
AMN Healthcare
Founder CNO Space
President, The Nurses Legacy Institute

Patricia Yoder-Wise

Vice President

President, The Wise Group
Professor and Dean Emerita, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Nursing
Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing
Editor-in-Chief, Nursing Forum
Chair, National League for Nursing

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