Becoming a Magnet hospital: the role of the perianesthesia nurse

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Aurora Sinai Medical Center


In today's health care environment, nurses often feel that the care they are giving is below the level of quality that they would like to see. The Magnet Recognition Award is a nonbiased, positive acknowledgment of quality care and excellent patient outcomes. Nursing needs that third-party seal of approval. The purpose of this article is to educate the reader, to explore what becoming a Magnet hospital means to nursing, and to also encourage perianesthesia nurses to expand their involvement in such house-wide projects.

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