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Magnet® Designation is the highest recognition for excellence in nursing care given by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Which of the following are important aspects of a Magnet® hospital? Select All That Apply:
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2. MemorialCare’s Long Beach Medical Center and Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach first obtained Magnet Designation® in _____ and re-designation occurs every ____ years.
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3. The Magnet® Model includes five key components: Transformational Leadership, Structural Empowerment, Exemplary Professional Practice, New Knowledge, Innovations and Improvements. What is the fifth Magnet® component?
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Transformational Leadership (TL): Our nursing leaders are required to transform their values, beliefs, and behaviors into professional practice. This requires vision, influence, clinical knowledge, and a strong expertise relating to professional nursing practice through our mission, our vision, and our values. The Chief Nursing Officers for MemorialCare’s Long Beach Medical Center and Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach are:
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5. Structural Empowerment: Emphasizes nursing involvement in self-governance and shared decision making, employee involvement in community organization, activities to improve the health of the community they serve, support for professional development and life-long learning, and rewarding and recognizing staff for their value in the organization. Which of the following is an example of structural empowerment?
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6. Exemplary Professional Practice: The center of our Professional Practice Model (PPM) includes practice excellence, quality outcomes, highly skilled staff, evidence-based practice, professional development and advancement, and a patient care delivery model, all of which contribute to providing the highest quality of patient and family-centered care. Which of the following is an example of exemplary professional practice?
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What is a nurse sensitive indicator? Select All That Apply:
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7. New Knowledge, Innovation, & Improvement: Nurses integrate evidence-based practice and research into clinical and operational processes. They contribute, participate in research and innovation to improve quality patient care, and advance nursing practice. All of the following are examples of this component EXCEPT which one:
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During the Magnet® site visit it is our chance to highlight the amazing work we do here, day in and day out. If being asked questions it’s a good idea to bring the surveyor to your unit’s Magnet® visibility board to guide them through the specifics of what your care area has been working on.
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