Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 300500 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. You are required to use 2 scholarly resources in addition to your textbook. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
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.
Responses to Other Students: Respond to at least 2 of your fellow classmates with at least a 150-word reply about their Primary Task Response regarding items you found to be compelling and enlightening. To help you with your discussion, please consider the following questions:
What did you learn from your classmate’s posting?
What additional questions do you have after reading the posting?
What clarification do you need regarding the posting?
What differences or similarities do you see between your posting and other classmates’ postings?
For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). (n.d.a). Announcing a new model for ANCC’s Magnet Recognition Program. Retrieved from http://www.nursecredentialing.org/MagnetModel
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). (n.d.b). Forces of magnetism. Retrieved from http://www.nursecredentialing.org/Magnet/ProgramOverview/HistoryoftheMagnetProgram/ForcesofMagnetism