Professional Practice Model or
Magnet Designation Paper
The focus of this paper is on how a
quality of practice designation such as Magnet drives healthcare change in
institutions. Address how pursuing Magnet status drives nursing and health care
change in institutions.
Write a 3-4 page paper using the
following guidelines and evaluation criteria. Use the headings below for each
section. Use a minimum of seven references from the professional nursing
literature in the assigned course readings and other references If they are
relevant, you may use one or two professional web sites in addition to the
Begin this paper with a brief
paragraph that provides an overview of the assignment and its purpose. The
heading for this paragraph is the same as the title of the paper. This will be
about 2-3 sentences. The last sentence in this paragraph is a sentence that
begins "The purpose of this paper is to ¨. This paragraph is worth 20
Overview of the model or quality award - 80 points
Provide an overview of the designation
(Magnet status) and how it supports or recognizes the quality of nursing and
health care provided in an organization. This is usually 2 paragraphs.
Influence of this model or program on change in health care
organizations - 130
Discuss at least 3 specific ways in
which preparing for implementing and maintaining the quality designation
influences change in organizations. This is 3- 4 paragraphs.
Summary - 20 points
End the paper with a one-paragraph
summary of the main points of the paper, not a conclusion.
sure to cite at least seven sources from professional nursing literature within
your paper. Below is 1 that must be
included, you can use 6 additional from the professional nursing literature.
- McClure, M. (2005). Magnet hospitals.Nursing
Administration Quarterly, 29(3), 198– 201.