Magnet Environments: Supporting the Retention and Satisfaction of Nurses, An Issue of Nursing Clinics

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This issue of Nursing Clinics of North America will focus on Magnet Hospitals. Article topics will include nursing workforce data on magnet versus non-magnet hospitals, magnet culture and satisfaction, best practices in ensuring engagement among nurses, nursing retention, partnerships between academics and practice, and nursing retention strategies.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781455704736
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 3/8/2011
  • Series: Clinics: Nursing Series
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 1,326,003
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Karen Hill

Karen Hill, grandmother of Shelby and another on the way, is also assistant to Max Lucado (Oak Hills Church of Christ). She is the author of My Faith Journal, My Prayer Journal, and Grandmother's Wonderful Wisdom. Karen and her husband, Art, have three children and live in Texas.

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Table of Contents

Preface: Magnet Hospitals: Recruiting and Retaining Nurses Karen S. Hill xiii

Nursing and the Aging Workforce: Myths and Reality, What Do We Really Know? Karen S. Hill 1

Creating a Nursing Strategic Planning Framework Based on Evidence Lorie K. Shoemaker Brenda Fischer 11

The Implementation of the UHC/AACN New Graduate Nurse Residency Program in a Community Hospital Karen L. Maxwell 27

Professional Practice Model: Strategies for Translating Models into Practice Jeanette Ives Erickson Marianne Ditomassi 35

Transforming Organizational Culture Through Nursing Shared Governance Karen Profitt Newman 45

Empowering Nurses Through an Innovative Scheduling Model Pamela A. Maxson-Cooper 59

Promoting Professional Nursing Practice: Linking a Professional Practice Model to Performance Expectations Marcia Murphy Barbara Hinch Jane Llewellyn Paula J. Dillon Elizabeth Carlson 67

Building an Engaged and Certified Nursing Workforce Dale Callicutt Karen Norman Lesa Smith Audrey Nichols Daria Kring 81

The Outcomes of Magnet Environments and Nursing Staff Engagement: A Case Study Valentina Gokenbach Karen Drenkard 89

The Rural Pipeline: Building a Strong Nursing Workforce Through Academic and Service Partnerships Maureen Fitzgerald Murray Jeanne-Marie Havener Patricia S. Davis Connie Jastremski Martha L. Twichell 107

Collaborative Research Partnerships in Support of Nursing Excellence Karen Balakas Terry Bryant Patricia Jamerson 123

Shaping Future Nurse Leaders Through Shared Governance Joan Ellis Beglinger Barbara Hauge Sheryl Krause Laura Ziebarth 129

Index 137

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