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Journal of Nursing Administration:
doi: 10.1097/NNA.0b013e31821c460a
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Development of a Professional Nursing Framework: The Journey Toward Nursing Excellence

Mensik, Jennifer S. PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE; Maust Martin, Deborah MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE; Scott, Kathy A. PhD, RN, FACHE; Horton, Kashmir BSN, RN, OCN

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Abstract

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.

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