To achieve Magnet® recognition designation, an organization must demonstrate a framework for nursing practice. However, successfully incorporating and sustaining frameworks and theories into practice are not easy undertakings. The authors describe how leaders and staff in a healthcare system created and implemented a conceptual framework for nursing practice to guide nursing practice for the system.
Author Affiliations: Executive Director, Quality Management (Dr Mensik), Health System, University of California, Los Angeles; Senior Director, Professional Practice (Mrs Martin), Banner Health, Phoenix, Arizona; President and CEO (Dr Scott), Kathy A. Scott and Associates, Phoenix, Arizona; RN Manager (Ms Horton), Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona.
Correspondence: Dr Mensik, UCLA Health System, 924 Westwood Blvd Suite, 900 Los Angeles, CA 90095 (firstname.lastname@example.org).