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The Evolution of a Manual Revision

Luzinski, Craig MSN, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE

Journal of Nursing Administration:
doi: 10.1097/NNA.0b013e31826a1cec
Departments: Magnet(R) Perspectives

This month, the director of the Magnet Recognition Program® provides an in-depth overview of the Magnet Recognition Program’s Application Manual revision process. The history of the 2005 Manual revision, an evidence-based review of the literature, and revisions to the 2008 Manual are key elements of this article.

Author Information

Author Affiliation: Director, Magnet Recognition Program®, American Nurses Credentialing Center, Silver Spring, Maryland.

The author declares no conflict of interest.

Correspondence: Mr Luzinski, 8515 Georgia Ave, Suite 400, Silver Spring, MD 20910 (

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.