Sunday, November 4, 2007

This presentation is part of : Collaborations in Education and Practice
Resources for Practice Excellence: Faculty Collaborations
Julia W. Aucoin, DNS, RN-BC, CNE, School of Health Sciences, Winston Salem State University, Durham, NC, USA and Cynthia D. Sweeney, MSN, RN, CNOR, The Institute, American Nurses Credentialing Center, Silver Spring, MD, USA.
Learning Objective #1: Relate Forces of Magnetism to faculty's scholarly and service requirements.
Learning Objective #2: Develop an action plan for education and practice collaboratives to support the Magnet journey

Faculty recommend graduates consider employment at a Magnet designated facility, yet few have inside knowledge as to what a Magnet facility means.  And fewer yet, know how to assist the organizations where they conduct clinical attain Magnet status.  This session provides specific actions to assist faculty to identify strategies which support the cultural transformation to become a Magnet organization.  Explanation of the Magnet forces and the role which faculty and their students can play in the process will be provided.