Who We Are

Nursing Consulting Partners is a team of highly experienced healthcare professionals who serve as mentors in the healthcare field. We are proud of our personal achievements and use them to help others meet their organizational aspirations, such as Magnet®, Pathway to Excellence®, Malcolm Baldrige Awards, WHO/Baby Friendly Designations, and accreditation processes for academic settings.

"Vicky captivated our audiences, introduced fun into the process, and sparked team enthusiasm to accept the Magnet® challenge. She guided us every step of the way. She was a major lynchpin to our success."

We come to you with a strong track record. Our consultants are leaders in healthcare consultation and published the first book on peer review, first Shared Governance toolkit, and are conducting research to support their consulting strategies and approaches. Our leadership team includes:

  • First CNO of a healthcare system to achieve Magnet Recognition®

  • First Pathway to Excellence® Consultant

  • CNO of the third Magnet® designated hospital in the U.S.

Our clients benefit from our team's broad experience in a variety of settings, including:

  • Community-based and critical-access hospitals

  • Nurse-run clinics

  • Large teaching hospitals

  • Long-term care facilities

  • International organizations

  • Academic programs

  • Emerging Accountable Care Organizations

When you choose Nursing Consulting Partners, you get a dedicated, reliable, and enthusiastic team ready to help you earn new levels of achievement.

Areas of Expertise

Magnet® and Pathway to Excellence® Designation

NCP consultants have provided National and International consultation and education for Magnet® and Pathway to Excellence®. We have 60 collective years of Magnet® and Pathway to Excellence Consulting® experience. Our consultants:

  • Provide customized, on-site education programs to assist with interpretation of the Magnet® Manual, including sources of evidence requirements, empirical outcome reporting, and document development.

  • Conduct mock reviews that consistently identify areas for improvement, which contribute to a successful magnet site visit. Our processes develop staff and leadership confidence to engage with external reviewers.

  • Facilitate the development of numerous electronic web-based documents as well as other forms of electronic submission.

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Strategic Planning

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Customized Educational Programs

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Leadership Evaluation and Development

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Motivational Speaking

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Professional Practice Environments


Our consultants have a proven track record in assisting organizations to enhance the success of nursing philanthropy programs.

Some examples? We have worked with clients to develop strategies that establish Centers for Nursing excellence, as well as a foundation that reached over $1 million in donations. NCP has also teamed with nursing organizations to garner donations of more than $2 million in their annual appeal campaign.


Enhancing Community Partnerships

Getting buy-in is a specialty of NCP. Our consultants facilitate individual and group collaboration, develop community coalitions, and engage communities in stake discussions.

Our Books

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What They’re Saying

"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.”