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SWPONL is a strong, independent, and active professional organization for current and future nurse leaders from a variety of areas of practice. For over 30 years, SWPONL has provided a forum for nurse leaders from hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, community nursing areas, rehabilitation facilities, academia, and consulting to share current and relevant information affecting practice.  SWPONL engages nurse leaders in acting upon important pending legislation and other pertinent issues related to nursing practice and leadership, and provides multiple educational opportunities throughout the year.

SWPONL's Board of Directors believe that we can best serve the members by remaining an independent organization for nurse leaders in the region, continuing to strengthen our services to our members, strengthen our voice as leaders, and support the mission and values of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE).


To support the professional development of nurse leaders through collaboration, advocacy, and education.


To position nurse leaders to influence the future of healthcare in Southwestern Pennsylvania.


Read SWPONL's Bylaws

Educational and Networking Sessions

SWPONL Fall 2018 Educational and Networking Session 

The November 13th Session is postponed - more information will be posted soon!

SWPONL Annual Educational Conference

Save the Date for the 
40th Anniversary SWPONL Conference!
August 29-30, 2019

More information will be announced soon.

The SWPONL Annual Educational Conference offers you the opportunity to learn from our expert speakers as well as from experienced peers who share your same journey. 

The annual conference gathers nurse leaders to celebrate the individual and collective achievements of nurse leaders and administrators throughout the region. 

Visit the SWPONL Conference Page for Details

© Pennsylvania Organization of Nurse Leaders

2400 Ardmore Boulevard, Suite 302

Pittsburgh, PA 15221


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