Magnet Recognition Program®

designing sustainable research strategy ant

Designing a sustainable research strategy

A workshop helps frontline nurses pursue research interests. By Stephanie A. Walton, MSN, RN, NPD-BC; Kara Sankey, MSN, CNL, RN; and Nichelle Jensen, DNP, APNP Encouraging all levels…

Developing shared governance leaders

To obtain Magnet® recognition, hospitals must have structures and processes in place that ensure nurses participate in shared decision making. A shared governance (SG) structure meets this criterion.…

Hospital holidays

‘Twas the month of major holidays when all through the house Lots of creatures were stirring, tapping tablets or clicking a mouse. Nurses brought medication, soothing words, and…

How to plan a successful Magnet® site visit

After preparing and submitting documents to the Magnet Recognition Program®, you and your colleagues wait, hoping for a phone call to announce a site visit, the next step…
councils

Jump-starting unit-based councils

“Iam involved in decisions that affect my work.” Many hospitals are striving to achieve better scores on this important employee-engagement survey question, as well as to incorporate a…
Magnet® and COVID-19 response

Magnet® and COVID-19 response

Emergent change requires a framework that supports nurses.  Takeaways: Settings enculturating the Magnet® framework were better able to cope with pandemic-related challenges. The pandemic healthcare environment requires bold…
mobile devices healthcare infections

Mobile devices and healthcare-associated infections

Nursing research—a win for nurses and patients. Takeaways:  Mobile handheld devices are being used at more often in healthcare settings.  These devices have the potential to be infection…
strength nurse role antibiotic stewardship ant

Strengthening nurses’ role in antibiotic stewardship

By Sharon A. Morgan, MSN, RN, NP-C The recent worldwide outbreak of Candida auris, a multidrug-resistant fungus, underscores the criticality of robust institutional and community- based antibiotic stewardship…

The inside scoop of a virtual site visit

Plan and prepare to ensure a successful visit. Takeaways: Gain insight into how to conduct a virtual site visit. Learn how to adapt accreditation and recognition protocols to…

What can Magnet do for you?

The Magnet Recognition Program identifies healthcare facilities committed to nursing excellence.

Reader Survey

Please share your feedback! We’re interested to learn more about your experience with American Nurse Journal.

cheryl meeGet your free access to the exclusive newsletter of American Nurse Journal and gain insights for your nursing practice.

NurseLine Newsletter

  • Hidden

*By submitting your e-mail, you are opting in to receiving information from Healthcom Media and Affiliates. The details, including your email address/mobile number, may be used to keep you informed about future products and services.

Test Your Knowledge

Which of the following is correct about Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF)?