Presentation on theme: "Magnet Recognition Program® "NURSING EXCELLENCE: Your Journey - Our Passion!" Christina Joy, DNSc, RN Senior Magnet Program Analyst American Nurses Credentialing."— Presentation transcript:
Magnet Recognition Program® "NURSING EXCELLENCE: Your Journey - Our Passion!" Christina Joy, DNSc, RN Senior Magnet Program Analyst American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Recognition Program
Questions About Magnet Recognition Program What role does the institutions library and librarian play in the pursuit, journey, of Magnet Recognition status? Is having a library one of the criteria for being a Magnet organization? What are the kinds of things that the librarian can do to assist their institution during the application review process?
Questions About Magnet Recognition Program Does the Magnet process provide a clear expectation to the institution about what the library and the librarians role is for a Magnet institution? What are the kinds of things that the librarian can do once their institution has been recognized as Magnet? What is the Magnet Program?
Questions About Magnet Recognition Program Are there specific resource requirements expected, i.e. databases, books, collection development tools, etc.? What kind of support or other requirements are expected from the librarian? How does an organization qualify to be a Magnet? How does the library fit into the Magnet review process and environment?
Questions About Magnet Recognition Program Why are more educational classes for staff nurses requested that involve the librarian? How successful have hospitals without librarians been in achieving magnet status? What research is required on the part of nurses to become a Magnet Hospital? Have the experiences of Magnet Status Hospital libraries shown a greater reliance on Evidence Based published literature?
Questions About Magnet Recognition Program What is the impact of applying for Magnet status on the hospital library? What can be expected in terms of long-range demand for library resources and services? Would like a general overview of the Magnet program. What can librarians do to promote, encourage, the Magnet Process?
Questions About Magnet Recognition Program What are the key resources that all libraries should have to support magnetization? What is the library/librarians role in the magnet process? How do hospitals achieve Magnet without a library or librarian support? Where do they get their evidence and current resources?
What Does Magnet Status Mean? Recognition of nursing excellence in a healthcare organization in regard to: Nursing Leadership Work Environment for Nurses Professional Development Nursing Practice Patient Care
Magnet Program History (Part 1) 1980s – Original research by American Academy of Nursing ANA Standards for Organized Nursing Services and Responsibilities of Nurse Administrators Across All Settings approved by ANA Board of Directors ANCC was created as a separately incorporated subsidiary.
Magnet Program History (Part 2) 1993 – infrastructure of Magnet Nursing Services Recognition Program built within ANCC first health care organization was awarded Magnet status University of Washington, Seattle program expanded internationally Princess Alexandra, Queensland, Australia
Original Magnet Research: Study Outcomes 41 hospitals designated magnets Organizational structure supported nursing leadership Staff nurses had autonomy and clinical authority in directing patient care Ability to attract and retain professional nurses Researchers called this - the magnet affect – thus, Magnet Hospitals.
Organizational Structure American Nurses Association American Academy of Nursing American Nurses Credentialing Center AccreditationCertification Magnet Recognition Program Commission on Magnet Recognition Institute for Credentialing Innovation Measurement Services Research Institute American Nurses Foundation
Goals: Magnet Recognition Program Identify excellence in the delivery of nursing care to patients, Promote the quality of health care services in an environment that supports professional nursing practice, and Provide a mechanism for the dissemination of best practices in nursing services.
Current Magnet Recognition Program Focus : Leadership of the Chief Nurse Executive Work environment Adherence to standards Interdisciplinary collaboration Cultural and ethnic diversity of patients and care providers Best nursing practices - evidence-based practice, quality improvement, research
Forces of Magnetism Quality of Nursing Leadership Quality of Nursing Leadership Organizational Structure Organizational Structure Management Style Management Style Personnel Policies and Programs Personnel Policies and Programs Professional Models of Care Professional Models of Care Quality of Care Quality of Care Quality Improvement Quality Improvement Consultation and Resources Consultation and Resources Autonomy Autonomy Community and the Hospital Community and the Hospital Nurses as Teachers Nurses as Teachers Image of Nursing Image of Nursing Interdisciplinary Relationships Interdisciplinary Relationships Professional Development Professional Development
Force 6: Quality of Care Quality infrastructure and processes, include human and material resources Systems promote, support, monitor and improve patient safety Application of ethical principles in nursing practice Clinical and operational integration of research and evidence-based practice
Research and Evidence Based Practice Nurse representation on IRB Current literature and library resources available Nursing research council or committee Internal and external consultants Budgeted dollars for nursing research Planned or on-going nursing research studies Resources available for staff nurses to access current research and evidence based practice literature
Research and Evidence Based Practice Education for staff nurses regarding research Opportunities for staff nurses to participate in nursing research Budgeted dollars for nursing research Ongoing or planned nursing research projects Distinction made regarding: Research studies Evidence based practice activities Quality improvement projects
How Can Librarians Support Magnet? Assist with internet searches of literature for evidence based practice and research Be an interdisciplinary partner in the education of staff nurses about EBP and research Assist nursing to acquire essential health care references and access to the internet for staff nurses - for quality improvement projects, EBP initiatives, and research studies.