The developmental levels in achieving magnet designation, part 2

Gail Wolf, Susan Finlayson, Margaret Hayden, Susan Hoolahan, Andrea Mazzoccoli

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Magnet designation has been shown to be a cost-effective strategy resulting in improved patient, staff, and organizational outcomes. Achieving this designation requires an organization to successfully progress through developmental levels on their journey. Part 1 of this article described a 4-level developmental model applied to each of the Magnet components. In part 2, we will discuss a 5-step process and leadership strategies for developing units or departments through the various levels.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)196-200
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Nursing Administration
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Leadership and Management


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