1. Hughes, Ronda PhD, MHS, RN, FAAN
  2. Meadows, M.T. DNP, MBA, CENP
  3. Begley, Robyn DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN


Leadership competencies represent the knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with effective leadership. This fall, the American Organization for Nursing Leadership published its core nursing leadership competencies that are intended to be measurable and translatable across the care continuum and throughout all levels of nursing leadership. In this column, the authors discuss these updated competencies and the relevance to practice, academia, and industry.