Becoming a Magnet hospital: the role of the perianesthesia nurse
Kassulke S. Becoming a Magnet hospital: the role of the perianesthesia nurse. J Perianesth Nurs. 2004 Apr;19(2):71-7.
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.