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AADNS Resources

There simply aren't enough hours in the day to spend time searching for the information most vital to you in your day-to-day role as your facility's nurse leader. That's why you can count on AADNS and our experts to provide you with what you need to know in one easy location. From government sources documents to analysis of upcoming regulatory changes, you'll find it in the AADNS Resources pages.

Resource Library 

Quickly search through hundreds of articles, government source documents, Q&As, and breaking news items. In the AADNS Resource Library, you'll find the latest on important topics like nursing leadership, clinical surveillance, QAPI, HR, survey readiness, and more.

News Feed

Sorting through all that is happening in LTC and then figuring out just what you need to know can be a daunting task. Luckily, we’re here to help. Our nursing experts scour through mountains of information to identify the breaking news and important updates and changes that DONs need to know today. Find the latest on important topics with links to resources, websites, and tools to keep you up-to date.


With so much to manage, including a stream of new government regulations, AADNS’s easy to use tools can support you in getting your team on the same page about new Mega Rule requirements, Quality Measures, and more!


The State Operations Manual (SOM) contains the primary survey-and-certification rules and guidance for LTC providers from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Internet-Only Manual System. Find the chapters you need quickly and easily.

Government Documents

As a nurse leader, staying current with government regulations is always a challenge. That is why we do the hard work for you, monitoring government websites, looking for important updates and information. Find a brief description of important government regulations most relevant to you.

DNS Navigator

The DNS Navigator is the AADNS monthly e-newsletter, providing you expert analysis, commentary, tools, and resources.  Gain valuable insight into important LTC topics. 

DNS Starter Kit

If you are a new director of nursing (DON) or director of nursing services (DNS), then you have come to the right place!  As your professional association, we at AADNS are dedicated to assisting you to achieve success and leadership skills in your role as a director of nursing services. Find resources to assist you in growing in your DNS role. 

Nurse Leader Blog

Visit the Nurse Leader Blog every other week for articles, insights, and interviews on nurse leadership topics and issues.