What is DONL?

The DONL is a non-profit organization consisting of nurse leaders, executives, administrators and managers,
educators, and researchers across the State of Delaware. The organization addresses the nursing workforce,
administration, education, research, health policy, and professional practice issues.
The mission of the DONL is to provide direction and leadership for
the advancement of nursing practice and excellent patient care in
organized healthcare systems.
The vision of the DONL is to shape the future of health and
nursing care through innovative leadership
We serve our membership by:
  • Providing vision and actions for nursing leadership to meet
    the health care needs of society.
  • Influencing legislation and public policy related to nursing
    and patient care issues.
  • Offering member services that support and enhance the
    management, leadership, educational, and professional
    development of nursing leaders.
  • Facilitating and supporting research and development
    efforts that advance nursing administration practice and
    quality patient care.