Nursing Excellence and Competencies
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Within the Discussion Board area, write 500 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments.
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Many hospitals have achieved Magnet Recognition® through the adoption of standards to recognize nursing excellence in the organization. The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accredits these organizations and has identified 5 model components and forces of magnetism. They contain the following (ANCC, n.d.a):
Exemplary professional practice
New knowledge, innovation, and improvements
Empirical quality results
The 14 Forces of Magnetism correlate with the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) competencies and the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) competencies. These forces are as follows (ANCC, n.d.b):
Quality of nursing leadership
Personnel policies and programs
Professional models of care
Quality of care
Consultation and resources
Community and health care organization
Nurses as teachers
Image of nursing
Complete the following for this assignment:
Identify 3 of these forces of magnetism, and discuss why these 3 are the most important forces or characteristics that optimize system effectiveness in your organization and your individual performance within an organization