The Model for Magnet


Transformational Leadership

  • Visionary, inspiring, strategic and engaged nursing leaders at all levels

Structural Empowerment

  • Access to information, resources and support
  • Direct care nurse opportunity to take advantage of these
  • Shared decision-making structure that empowers the direct care nurse

Exemplary Professional Practice

  • Competitive salaries; Creative, flexible staffing
  • Nurses are accountable for coordination of care, and practice autonomously
  • Strong community and interdisciplinary partnerships

New Knowledge and Innovation

  • Nursing practice is based on evidence
  • Nursing science, learning and discovery is advanced through research
  • Magnet hospitals mentor other hospitals

Empirical Outcomes

  • Clinical outcomes and satisfaction with care are measured and benchmarked
  • Nursing research is published and disseminated