2014 Structural Empowerment: Criteria for Nursing Excellence
A handy quick reference, this abridged version of the 2014 Magnet® Application Manual summarizes the Magnet Model and its components.
A handy quick reference, this abridged version of the 2014 Magnet® Application Manual summarizes the Magnet Model and its components, and features:
- Expectations for for Structural Empowerment
- Sources of Evidence
- Forces of Magnetism
This guide is a useful resource to help nursing leadership, administrators, and nurses understand the important variables that interact to create a culture of excellence, and the vital role nurses play in impacting outcomes.
The ANCC Magnet Recognition Program® is the most prestigious distinction a healthcare organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes. Achieving Magnet recognition is a rigorous process, but organizations seek to join this esteemed group because of the benefits and status it conveys. From initial recognition and through the renewal process—Magnet recognition is a credential that reaffirms the hard work and dedication of the entire nursing staff and reinforces the development and use of evidence-based criteria to achieve nursing excellence.
Note: While this abridged version provides valuable information, if you are on the Journey to Magnet Excellence® or considering applying for Magnet® status, you need to refer to the 2014 Magnet® Application Manual for complete requirements and guidance.
About this Book
Published September 2013
Table of Contents
Part 1: The Magnet® Model
Statistical Foundation—The Empirical Model
The Magnet Model
Focus on Outcomes
Part 2: Expectations for Structural Empowerment
Sources of Evidence
Commitment to Professional Development
Teaching and Role Development
Commitment to Community Involvement
Recognition of Nursing
Demographic Data Collection Tool
Appendix: Forces of Magnetism