Published September 2013
A handy quick reference, this abridged version of the 2014 Magnet® Application Manual summarizes the Magnet Model and its components, and features:
- Expectations for Professional Practice
- Sources of evidence used in the appraisal process
- 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.
Chapter 1: The Magnet® Model
Statistical Foundation—The Empirical Model
The Magnet Model
Focus on Outcomes
Part 2: ExpectatIons for Exemplary Professional Practice
Sources of Evidence:
Professional Practice Model
Care Delivery System(s)
Staffing, Scheduling, and Budgeting Processes
Accountability, Competence, and Autonomy
Ethics, Privacy, Security, and Confidentiality
Culture of Safety
Quality Care Monitoring and Improvement
Demographic Data Collection Tool
Appendix: Forces of Magnetism
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.
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