NCP difference

Who We Are

We consult with healthcare organizations to transform the professional practice environment to empower practitioners, develop leaders, and achieve outcomes that outperform national benchmarks.

Our Mission

Our mission is to assist organizations in achieving a superior level of performance and sustainable quality outcomes through expert consulting services

Our Vision

NCP is the global leader in consultation services that transform the professional practice culture and produce excellent outcomes in healthcare organizations around the world.


We Believe

We believe in the power of nursing to transform the professional practice culture across the organization.

We uphold the inherent autonomy, authority, and accountability of all professions.

Trust & integrity are the basis of NCP-client relationships

We commit to providing customized, high quality consultation services.


NCP Difference

NCP is owned and operated by nurses.

All of our consultants are nurses who have worked in Magnet® organizations in leadership positions

Our work is not limited to nursing. We help all interprofessional partners to build strong practice climates.

We offer a full menu of services tailored to client needs.

We use a unique team approach that partners clients with the best “fit” from our pool of expert consultants

We transform organizations “from the ground up,” strengthening the foundation for practice through strategic planning, professional governance, peer review, and leadership development.
NCP consultants have over 200 years of collective expertise in transforming organizations

100% of our clients who relied on our consultation achieved Magnet® designation

NCP led 4 of the 9 International organizations to Magnet® designation

95% of our clients are return customers

5 NCP consultants are former ANCC Magnet® consultants

8 NCP consultants have a PhD

7 NCP consultants have been CNOs

6 NCP consultants have been MPDs

Of our clients achieved Magnet® designation


Of our clients are returning


NCP led 4 of the 9 International organizations to Magnet® designation

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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
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.
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

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