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Magnet® Consulting

Nursing Consulting Partners has helped over 150 organizations achieve and sustain Magnet® status. Our consultants view the Magnet® journey as an opportunity to build an organization’s culture of excellence. Our approach is flexible and personal. We invest in building strong partnerships with our clients to tailor consultation services. Consultants use a rich inventory of time-tested materials, including in our NCP Resource Guide, to help you prepare for designation and ease the way.

we believe in structuring your

Magnet® Journey into Phases

01.

Readiness Assessment

Are you ready? How do you fair meeting the Magnet® standards? Nursing Consulting Partners team of experts is ready to partner with your organization to conduct a thorough Readiness Assessment.

02.

Building Infrastructure

Whether you need to develop new systems and programs or reinforce current ones, NCP experts will help you strengthen the foundation for professional practice. We will help you build an effective governance system, meet Magnet® data requirements, launch a research program, or any other work you may need to position you to apply for Magnet® designation.

03.

Document Preparation

Our team of Magnet® experts offer the full range of document preparation services from finding the right evidence to document critique and editing to actually writing the document with your Magnet team’s input.

04.

Site Visit Prep and Mock Visist

NCP believes that preparing for the site visit is an integral component of our consultation services. We customize multiple programs that use fun and interaction to create a “buzz” around the site visit.

05.

Site Visit Support

When the big day arrives, your NCP consultant will support you right in your own Command Center. We help address any “live” requests for information that appraisers might call for and offer support during a time of high expectations and scrutiny.

06.

Requests for Additional Documentation

We expect your document to sail right through to site visit. Just in case, NCP consultants are well equipped to help organizations respond quickly and succinctly to ANCC requests for additional documentation.

ANCC Pathway to Excellence®

Organizations who wish to pursue ANCC Pathway to Excellence® designation can count on NCP consultants as their experienced travel guide and companion along the way.

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Client Testimonials

Thank you for your wonderful presentation entitled “RN Care Coordination: Practice, Education, and Certification” at our Catalyst Academy 2015. Your important topic and great presentation style had the audience immediately engaged

Holly A. De Groot, PhD, RN, FAAN
Catalyst Systems, LLC

You had a hand in getting us there [receiving Magnet® status].

Thanks for your article in the Nurse Leader on shared decision making. I always appreciate your words of wisdom in this arena.

Great examples of control charts used [in NCP’s webinars] to “tell a story” of improvement over time.

What a difference a peer makes! Our discharge medication reconciliation accuracy rose from 56% to greater than 90% in one year, and our improvement has been sustained for over one year beyond that.

Nicole Jones, RN, MS & Beth Lacoste, RN, MSN
East Jefferson General Hospital, Metairie, LA

We appreciated the examples you presented [in your webinars] per standard – this was helpful related to many standards be written generically.

Our Pathway to Excellence® document was accepted! Thanks for all of your help!

Pathway to Excellence® Project Director
2012

Thank you for helping us on our way to Magnet® status. I know your visits to us and your advice steered us on this journey. We value your input.”

We just summarized the comments from your presentation – Our nurses loved our consultant and her message.

Judy Boerger
Parkview Medical Center

Thank you so much for an amazing Nurses Day! We had the best turnout ever, and your presentations were spectacular. People have been talking about it ever since, and I’ve heard grumbling from people who couldn’t be there—a sure sign of a great event! Thank you for your wisdom and support! It has been totally great working with you.

Paul Parker, RN, BC
Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick, ME

We value your input – I especially value your candor and wisdom!

Excellent presentation! I’m excited about implementing peer review in our organization. Fabulous speakers with a true passion for the content.

Participant
Peer Review Workshop 2012

I wanted to say thank [our consultants] for their insight. I’m a staff nurse and beyond their guidance for Magnet, they provided insights into my profession while tying in IOM and ANA principles. You inspired my colleagues and myself with our journey.

Joy Fumera
Kaiser Permanente Orange County-Irvine

Thank you for the excellent workshops you conducted for our nursing leaders, council members, and educators. Finalizing the professional practice model as well as writing our bylaws, and council charters and objectives, was monumental. There was overwhelmingly positive feedback and enthusiasm as we move forward on our shared governance journey. Thank you for your leadership and expertise.

St. Mary's Health System

The level of excitement since your visit is outrageous. Staff are even more engaged and energized, with most talking about the learnings you shared.

Just wanted to take a moment to send you a personal note of thanks for all of the efforts you and your team put into helping our organization successfully achieve its fourth Magnet designation. Although Julie and her leadership group are enjoying many well-deserved accolades for this successful accomplishment, I have certainly not forgotten that it was you and your partners who helped immeasurably in getting our Magnet efforts back on track and providing assistance and mentoring to Julie and our team as they navigated this process and re-tooled our nursing governance structure. It is amazing to think back 2 ½ years and realize how far our nursing team has come in that short amount of time. Thanks so much again Kathleen for all of the time, thought and effort you and your colleagues put into helping us achieve this milestone.

Rob Myers MHA, FACHE
Chief Operating Officer, Goshen Health