Magnet Recognition Program®

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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…

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…
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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…
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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.

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