Within the Discussion Board area, write 500 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments.

 This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. 

You are required to use 2 scholarly resources, in addition to your textbook. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

Many hospitals have achieved Magnet Recognition® through the adoption of standards to recognize nursing excellence in the organization. The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accredits these organizations and has identified 5 model components and forces of magnetism. They contain the following (ANCC, n.d.a):

Transformational leadership

Structural empowerment

Exemplary professional practice

New knowledge, innovation, and improvements

Empirical quality results