• Learning Needs
    . The staff surveyed was all female which may have introduced a gender bias (McCawley, 2009). Highest Priority of Educational Needs The KP organization is hoping to achieve magnet status within the next year according to KP nurse educators (Holland, personal communication, April 3, 2013). The...
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  • Effective Approaches in Leadership and Management
    important role in attaining magnet designation and take different approaches in order to achieve such status. Obtaining magnet status is essential and highly recognized in the nursing practice today. Nurses play a vital role in patients’ and families’ overall experience and are the primary source of care...
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  • Nursing Shortage Impact on Healthcare
    demanding roles)” (AMN Healthcare, 2011). Filling up the nursing workforce with new nurses is useless if job dissatisfaction and stress are poking holes in the supply reservoir. Many hospitals have tried to improve the workplace environments by acquiring Magnet status. Magnet status, a designation given...
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  • Organizational Analysis
    where there is a low staff nurse turnover rate and appropriate grievance resolution” (Center for Nursing Advocacy, 2008, p. 1). Requirements for obtaining magnet status are stringent. Obtaining magnet status is a long and arduous road, which requires a firm commitment by the organization. This paper...
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  • Yoga
    patient satisfaction surveys changing relating to the report change. Introduction Many of the largest facilities and the Magnet status hospitals have already changed to bedside report being the mandatory way of reporting. Problem Nationwide Children's wants to be ahead or up to par in...
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  • Magnetism
    national standards of nursing excellence and innovation. Indeed, “magnet status is an award given by the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC), an affiliate of the American Nurses Association, to hospitals that satisfy a set of criteria designed to measure the strength and quality of their nursing...
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  • Organizational Analysis
    Marylynne Knighten, the senior director of nursing to gather information about the status of the hospital in its journey to magnet accreditation. The information obtained was compared against the standard description of 14 forces of magnet accreditation to check consistencies and inconsistencies and to...
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  • Barriers, challenges, and strategies to implementing evidence-based nursing practice (EBNP)
    sustained by the organisation (Brown et al., 2011). To procure nurse interest in EBNP, and maintain Magnet Status, some hospitals have linked participation in EBNP to clinical ladder advancement and a monetary reward in the form of a wage increase with advancement up the ladder (Whitmer, Aver, Beerman...
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  • Beacon Award
    BEACON AWARD CATEGORIES & QUESTIONS RECRUITMENT & RETENTION 1. How frequently do you conduct unit specific satisfaction surveys (includes physicians, nurses, allied health professionals)? Response: Minimally once per year. With Magnet Survey, nursing is looked at twice per year...
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  • Predictors of Nurse Burnout
    variables in an organization’s structure that contribute to burnout. An organization that has gained Magnet status and provides a positive environment that consists of trust, leadership, and support are likely to have a lower rate of burnout among the nurses in their organization. A few researchers...
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  • Critical Care Nursing
    survey methods, encourages closer to an 80% response rate while acknowledging that achieving such high response rates is difficult. Five percent of the responding hospitals in the National Survey9 had been designated as Magnet hospitals by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (no reference was...
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  • Tcab
    interventions to support improved teamwork: a nursing status board and a set of structured questions for team huddles. A TCAB team member had attended a conference at which she learned of a Wisconsin hospital that had implemented a unique admission-capping program. Nurses were entrusted with indicating...
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  • Nursing
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 246 References. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 246 aPPeNDIX a Mock Survey Questions for the New Knowledge, Innovations & Improvements Component of the Magnet Site Survey...
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  • The Capital Project
    The Capital Purchase Suzanne Hrubes RN, BSN January 14, 2013 The Emergency Room The Emergency Room at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center (GSHMC) is one of the busiest on Long Island. GSHMC maintains the prestigious status of being a Magnet designated hospital as well as a level...
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  • management
    present to provide evidence-based care (Reavy & Tavernier, 2008). The “magnet designation” from the American Nurses Credentialing Center provides recognition that a hospital has a culture of evidence-based practice and a professional practice environment attractive to nurses and patients (Luzinski...
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  • Evidence based practice, task 1
    with the off going nurse, lead to opportunities to clarify medications and patient status changes in a timely and more accurate manner. Nurses also noted that patients were more engaged in their care and asked questions. The nurse responded that the bedside method of handover was more patient centered...
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  • Nsg Utilization Project
    satisfaction which can translate to fewer sick day use, productivity and positive patient outcomes. An important long term goal in implementing an effective preceptorship program would be attaining Magnet status. Approaching the nurse manager with facts, plan and enthusiasm will help with the buy-in of the...
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  • nursing shortage
    Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to recognize healthcare organizations that provide nursing excellence, has certified 242 nursing organizations.83 While the credential itself may be effective in recruiting nurses, interviewees said that the process toward Magnet status was beneficial in forcing...
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  • Attitude and Formation Change
    pluses and minuses (Aronson, Wilson, Akert, pg. 211). Based on my current personal experiences, I was directly focused on the minuses. I did acknowledge the pluses in achieving Magnet status as well, which included patient satisfaction as well as job security for nurses. The development of patient...
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  • E Manual Book
    unsafe practices.8 Because the events at the clinics remain the subject of ongoing ajn@wolterskluwer.com that has remained true over the past decade. Still, there are some valuable findings. McDonald and Ahern’s survey of nurses in western Australia found numerous negative professional...
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