Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is the first hospital in the UAE, and the ‘youngest’ ever to receive Magnet® accreditation, the global benchmark in nursing excellence.
Healthcare organizations applying for Magnet® designation undergo extensive reviews and evaluation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), and must be successfully evaluated against the Magnet® model’s 65 benchmark criteria before being awarded the accreditation.
The 5 Magnet® model components:
Following a detailed review of documentation and operational practice, the assessment process concludes with an onsite visit across several days.
Magnet® status is awarded for a 4-year period, with bi-annual reviews after which healthcare organizations must reapply to maintain their accreditation.
What does it mean for nurses and the organization?