Today's Magnet Recognition Program has evolved to focus on proven outcomes in addition to theories of best practice. To achieve the prestigious Magnet designation, nurses and hospitals now check off the completion of five model components to demonstrate the best in nursing care delivery.
ANCC National Magnet Conference
Learn about the American Nurses Credentialing Center's annual National Magnet Conference to be held Oct. 4-6 in Baltimore. Find complete conference details and registration information and view the Virtual World Poster Hall.
Continuing Education Course
Learn to integrate a successful shared governance program at your facility. Explore the latest methods and techniques associated with this collaborative model.
Recorded CE Webinars
Pathways to Excellence Designation: Making the Move
What is the Pathway to Excellence® designation? Learn about this program, how it differs from the Magnet® Recognition Program and the standards considered to emphasize a positive working environment for nurses with Kathleen Cross, RNC, MSN. Cross is director of education at CHRISTUS St. Catherine Hospital in Katy, Texas. She led the hospital to the Pathway to Excellence designation in 2008 and 2011.
A Model of Discovery: New Knowledge, Innovation, and Improvements
Join Cynthia King, RN, NP, MSN, PhD, CNL, FAAN, and Michael A. Knaus, MS, EBMA, PhD, to learn about new models of care, the application of evidence-based practice and the importance of research at the bedside. King is a published author, professor at Presbyterian School of Nursing at Queens University, N.Y., and a nurse scientist at Presbyterian Hospital. Knaus is owner and principal of Michael A. Knaus Associates consulting business and specializes in organizational communication, executive leadership, executive coaching, human relations, psychology and business management.
Exemplary Professional Practice: How to Provide the Best Nursing Care
Explore components of exemplary professional practice under the Magnet model, including autonomy, professionalism, teaching and collegial relationships, with veteran nurse executive, educator and clinician Denise McNulty, RN-BC, ARNP, DNP, MSN, of Edison State College in Florida. McNulty, whose passion is nursing empowerment, currently serves as chair of the Future of Nursing Task Force – Southwest Florida Region.
Use Your Power! Structural Empowerment and Nursing
Structural empowerment allows the mission, vision and values of the organization to "come to life." Learn about structural empowerment and how leadership can provide a strong system to enable the staff member to become engaged and inspired to accomplish strategic goals with Kathy Malloch, RN, MBA, PhD, FAAN, president of Kathy Malloch Consulting Services, a company that develops innovative healthcare systems, provides leadership development programs and measures organizational healing models.
How to Make Things Better: Nursing's Lead in Quality Empirical Outcomes
Explore how nurses make a difference in the quality of healthcare on a daily basis. Join Kim S. Hitchings, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, and Nicole Hartman, RN, MSN, to learn about empirical quality results, one of the five Magnet® model components, the categories of clinical data, and how nursing is leading the way to improve outcomes for patients, the organization and for the nursing profession. Hitchings is Magnet Program Director and Hartman is Nursing Excellence Specialist in the Center for Professional Excellence at Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, Pa.
The Transformational Power of Leading With Head, Heart, Hands, and Habits
Learn what truly makes an organization a success and how transformational leadership and the act of providing power to those you lead play direct roles in this success with shared governance expert Diana Swihart, RN-BC, PhD, DMin, MSN, CS, and Michael Peterman, PhD, change management architect for the Veterans Health Administration Office of Clinical Consultation and Compliance.
Revitalizing Magnet! It's Time to Renew!
For Magnet facilities across the world, designation is an ongoing process. Keeping nurses engaged and committed to renewing this accreditation can be a challenge. Learn the new model components and how to revitalize the commitment within your facility to once again obtain this prestigious and important designation with Magnet experts Barbara Haag-Heitman RN, PhD, PHCNS-BC, and Victoria M. George, RN, PhD, FAAN.
The Difference Between Comprehensive Peer Review and Peer Evaluation
Join Barbara Haag-Heitman RN, PhD, PHCNS-BC, and Victoria M. George, RN, PhD, FAAN, to explore the differences between evaluation and review, the relationship of both to professionalism and how these aspects of the Magnet program can lead to sustainable safety and quality outcomes. Haag-Heitman is a consultant for the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Magnet program, and George is a facilitator for ANCC’s workshops, Journey to Nursing Excellence™ and Leadership in Action: Making Shared Governance Work.