About the Delaware Organization of Nurse Leaders

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.


DONL Meetings provide a forum for exchanging ideas and sharing information regarding issues in healthcare, as related to nursing professionals.


Membership in DONL provides a way to remain current in the lastest events.



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.