Presentation on theme: "Building a Bridge Between MLA and the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program Melody M. Allison, RN, BSN, MSLIS, Associate Biology Librarian, University of Illinois."— Presentation transcript:
Building a Bridge Between MLA and the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program Melody M. Allison, RN, BSN, MSLIS, Associate Biology Librarian, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Immediate Past Chair, NAHRS Margaret Bandy, MLS, AHIP, Manager, Library & Media Services, Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, CO; Member, MLA Board of Directors; Immediate Past Chair, HLS Standards Committee Presented at MLA08 NAHRS Section Program: Connecting Libraries, Nurses, and Accreditation/ Credentialing Organizations to Improve Patient Care; May 20, 2008, 4:30 – 6:00 pm
Magnet Working Paper Allison, MM. Magnet Working paper Jan;1-13. Comparison of several publications about Magnet standards that are required for Magnet Recognition, including The Magnet Recognition Program: Recognizing Excellence in Nursing Service: Application Manual 2005 and the Scope and Standards for Nurse Administrators, Second Edition, (both official ly used by MRP) to MLA Standards for Hospital Libraries 2002 and MLA Standards for Hospital Libraries 2002 with 2004 Revisions. The magnet recognition program: recognizing excellence in nursing service : application manual Silver Spring, Md.: American Nurses Credentialing Center, American Nurses Association. Scope and standards for nurse administrators, 2 nd ed. Washington, DC: nursesbooks.org, American Nurses Association, 2004.
Magnet Working Paper MLA Hospital Standards Standards for hospital libraries 2007: Hospital Libraries Section Standards Committee. J Med Libr Assoc April; 96(2): 162–169. doi: / (cited May 6 May 2008).. Hassig RA. Standards for hospital libraries 2002 with 2004 revisions. Med Libr Assoc April; 93(2): 282–283. Med Libr Assoc April; 93(2): 282–283. (cited May 6 May 2008). ). ?tool=pmcentrez&artid= >. Gluck JC, et al. Standards for hospital libraries J Med Libr Assoc October; 90(4): 465–472. (cited May 6 May 2008)..
Magnet Working Paper Example: Forces of Magnetism Force 9: Autonomy Provide evidence that nurses throughout the organization have access to the Internet, library, and other/or other appropriate literature/data sources
MLA/ ANCC Magnet Get Acquainted Dinner Post Magnet program at MLA Annual Meeting, 2006.
Dr. Christina Joy, Senior Magnet Program Specialist – Melody Allison, NAHRS Program Chair – Carolyn Brown, NAHRS Chair – Deborah Lauseng, NAHRS Secretary – Carla Funk, MLA Executive Director – Margaret Bandy, MLA Board and HLS Standards Committee (wine glass!)
Melody Allison, NAHRS Program Chair – Mary Fran Prottsman – HLS Program Chair – Dr. Christina Joy, ANCC Senior Magnet Specialist -- Richard Barry, Librarian/Archivist at American Nurses Association
Presentation of commemorative poster to Dr. Christina Joy.
Task Force to Create Standards for Nursing Information Resources and Services in Healthcare Settings Ascertain current standards and criteria used by accrediting bodies … Establish guidelines and standards … Consider various avenues of implementation … Collaborate with relevant MLA bodies and external library and nursing organizations …
Key MLA and Affiliate Groups MLA Section Council MLA Vital Pathways Task Force Hospital Libraries Section Intergency Council on Information Resources in Nursing
National Magnet Conference Available at; org/
MLA Representative to ANCC to represent, interpret, and promote the interests of MLA to attend meetings of the allied organization to serve ex officio on the appropriate committees of MLA to facilitate communication between MLA and the allied organization to make recommendations through the appropriate MLA committee for action to be taken by the board of directors concerning activities of mutual interest to the allied organization and MLA MLA Representatives to Allied Organizations 2008 April 28
MLA Magnet White Paper Magnet Recognition Program ® Collaboration Proposal The American Nurses Credentialing Center and the Medical Library Association White Paper Available at: tepaper.html
MLA Core Values ANCC MRP® Goals Improve the knowledge and skills of health information professionals Advance health information research and evidence-based practice Advance the role of health information professionals in providing the best health information to all who work in healthcare, health education and research Promote the use of scientific evidence in making healthcare decisions Promote a sense of community and collaboration with similar organizations to ensure that the best health information is available to all Promoting quality in a setting that supports professional practice Identifying excellence in the delivery of nursing services to patients/residents and Disseminating best practices in nursing services
MLA Magnet White Paper Its about time. Its about expertise. Its about standards. Its about collaboration.