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Center for Nursing Excellence eNewsletter Special Magnet Edition

In This Issue:

Achieving Magnet Status: The Application Process

Earning Magnet status requires that a hospital undergo a rigorous review process. Hospitals must demonstrate that they are committed to sustaining nursing excellence, improving professional practice and transforming the culture of a work environment. Seventy-five percent of nurse managers of individual units must have at least a bachelor’s degree in nursing upon submission of the application. More>

In Pursuit of MagnetTM: Share the Pride!

While our Magnet efforts are, of course, focused on nursing, it’s important for everyone in Crozer-Keystone to catch the spirit of pride in pursuing – and ultimately achieving – Magnet designation. More>

Reaping the Benefits of Magnet

We want to pursue Magnet designation because it is a visible symbol of excellence and reflects the heart and soul of our nurses who strive daily for professional excellence. More>

The CKHS Journey to Nursing Excellence and MagnetTM Designation

Crozer-Keystone nursing leaders from all levels − bedside, clinical directors and administration − overwhelmingly agreed at a meeting held in June that CKHS should aggressively pursue Magnet™ designation. We will submit documents to the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) in early February, 2011. More>

The Magnet Vision

Magnet organizations will serve as the fount of knowledge and expertise for the delivery of nursing care globally. More>

The New Magnet Model: 5 Magnet Componenets

The new Magnet Model model provides a fresh perspective on the Sources of Evidence and how they interact to create a work environment that supports excellence in nursing practice. More>