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A Magnetic conference

Thousands of nurses learn and share strategies to improve care and work environments (more…)

Attaining Magnet status

The authors explain the program that has brought Magnet success to seven hospitals – so far.

Bring on the heat!

Unit nurses take a creative approach to solving a clinical practice problem.

Characteristics of nursing excellence

What’s behind Magnet®-recognized organizations? By Lillee Gelinas, MSN, RN, CPPS, FAAN I’ve learned a lot through the years about the characteristics…
Diversity

Diversity, equity, and inclusion

Elevate clinician voices through an interprofessional core council. Takeaways: Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts strive to improve healthcare for…
education continuing school program

Easing your way back to school

Place a checkmark on the line next to each statement that applies to you: You’ve seen how quickly your nursing…

From your ANA President

Nurses are natural innovators. Let’s recognize our strengths as
innovators and share our ideas on multiple platforms.

Global nursing excellence shines at ANCC’s National Magnet Conference

Last October’s conference honored 40 newly designated and 64 redesignated Magnet organizations, announced the 2010 Magnet Prize recipient, honored Magnet Prize Honors winners, and recognized individual nurse leaders for their outstanding service and contributions.

Helping nurses to achieve nursing excellence

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association, provides individuals and organizations throughout the nursing…

Learning from mistakes

Today’s healthcare organizations need to improve patient safety, which includes effectively communicating information to nurses about safety incidents and how…

Magnet Profiles

The Magnet Profiles section in this issue highlights various aspects of the Magnet Recognition Program® and provides information about specific…

Magnet Recognition Program® update

The director of the National Magnet Recognition Program® previews the upcoming conference and reveals other
activities at the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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…
Night Council

Night councils

Bring night-shift nurses to the shared governance table.  Takeaways: Night-shift nurses frequently miss out on the benefits of shared governance…
Palliative Care

Palliative care in the emergency department

Quality improvement project increases consultations.  Takeaways: The fast-paced environment of the emergency department makes it difficult to have lengthy care…

Retaining novice nurses

A dedicated new nurse council aids retention.  Takeaways: High nurse turnover comes with costs that are great both to the…
The ABCs of nursing research

The ABCs of nursing research

Alleviate barriers with collaboration.  Takeaways: An organizational infrastructure promoting a culture of inquiry is essential to advance nursing science with…
Magnet empirical outcomes

Use data to drive empirical outcomes

Follow the evidence to improve satisfaction and efficiency.   Takeaways: Using operating room first case on-time start data can help drive…

What can Magnet do for you?

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

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