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J Nurs Adm. 2004 Oct;34(10):463-8.

Is your nursing staff ready for magnet hospital status? An application of the revised Nursing Work Index.

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College of Nursing, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA.


There has been a slow, steady exodus of nurses from the acute care setting. However, magnet hospital status is closely correlated with increased retention of nursing staff. The author outlines an assessment plan for nursing staff to determine if magnet status application efforts may be successful for an organization.

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