Nursing Opportunities Magnet Recognition Program™
Nursing Opportunities Magnet Recognition Program™

Magnet Logo 2012Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics has earned nursing's highest honor, Magnet® Designation.

The Magnet Recognition Program™ was developed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center to recognize health care organizations that provide the very best in nursing care and uphold the tradition within nursing of professional nursing practice. The program also provides a vehicle for disseminating successful practices and strategies among nursing systems.

The Magnet Recognition Program™ is based on quality indicators and standards of nursing practice as defined in the American Nurses Association's Scope and Standards for Nurse Administrators (2003). The Magnet designation process includes the appraisal of both qualitative and quantitative factors in nursing.

Recognizing quality patient care and nursing excellence, the Magnet Recognition Program™ provides consumers with the ultimate benchmark to measure the quality of care that they can expect to receive. As a natural outcome of this, the program elevates the reputation and standards of the nursing profession.

Learn more about Magnet designation by visiting the American Nurses Credentialing Center online.

Congratulations to the Children's Mercy nursing staff who make this designation possible!

 

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