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A health care institution that has demonstrated leadership in nursing care, recruitment, retention, education, and excellence, and has circulated its findings to other facilities, as certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
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The Magnet Recognition Program - administered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the largest and most prominent nurses credentialing organization in the world - identifies health care organizations that provide the very best in nursing care and professionalism in nursing practice.
The American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Recognition Program is the highest international distinction a health care organization can receive for nursing excellence and outstanding patient care.
The Magnet Recognition Program -- administered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the largest and most prominent nurses credentialing organization in the world -- identifies health care organizations that provide the very best in nursing care and professionalism in nursing practice.
As Director of the Magnet Recognition Program, I am pleased to inform you that the Commission on the Magnet Recognition Program has voted to confer Magnet designation to the Greenville Memorial Hospital in Greenville, South Carolina.
The indicator also can be used to help organizations meet the EP18EO requirement for the Magnet Recognition Program.
Professional certification has been a measure of distinctive nursing practice since the 1970s and its criterion for meeting multiple standards with ANCC's Magnet Recognition Program for excellence in nursing services (Haskins, Hnatiuk, Yoder, 2011).
The American Nurses Credentialing Center is responsible for the Magnet Recognition Program, a gold standard for nursing practice in health care institutions.
She is nominated for her advocacy in developing and implementing Neighborhood Nurse Centers and developing strong community partnerships which the Magnet Recognition Program identified as a "National Exemplar".
Advanced practice and specialty practice board certifications showcase nurses' individual achievements, and the Magnet Recognition Program acknowledges the quality patient care resulting from excellence and innovation in nursing practice in health care organizations.
Hospitals that have earned Magnet Recognition Program status report higher nurse satisfaction based on research surrounding their work environments (Kelly et al., 2011).
For more information about the Magnet Recognition Program and to locate a facility in your area, visit www.nursecredentialing.org/Magnet.aspx.
Only 7 percent of the nation's eligible hospitals have earned the Magnet Recognition Program credential, conferred by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association.