Johnson, and Quentin Mease Hospitals in achieving the Magnet Recognition Program
Designation with American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC).
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).
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.
Recognizing quality patient care, nursing excellence, and innovations in professional nursing practice, the Magnet Recognition Program
provides consumers with the ultimate benchmark to measure the quality of care that they can expect to receive.
For more information about the Magnet Recognition Program
and to locate a facility in your area, visit www.
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.
The authors guide hospitals through implementing the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Magnet Recognition Program
for quality improvement in hospital environments, providing evidence and solutions for transforming a hospital's work environment under real-life circumstances.
The Commission on Magnet Recognition Program
, American Nurses Credentialing Center, recently announced the granting of Magnet status for Excellence in Nursing Service.
The Magnet Recognition Program
identifies health care organizations that demonstrate sustained nursing care excellence in management, philosophy and nursing practices, among other criteria.
HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN NURSES CREDENTIALING CENTER'S MAGNET RECOGNITION PROGRAM