International Meeting on Nursing Excellence: Magnet® Recognition in Europe: Lessons learned

The Antwerp University Hospital is very pleased to invite a Belgian and international audience to the international meeting on Nursing Excellence with the aim to share experiences of their Magnet® journey with colleagues (leaders, practitioners and researchers) of hospitals in Belgium, Europe and beyond discussing the challenges and the universal character of Magnet®.

vr, 25/05/2018 - 09:30 - 15:30
Antwerp University Hospital, Auditorium Kinsbergen, route 12

The Antwerp University Hospital (UZA) Belgium received ANCC Magnet® recognition in October 2017 after an 8-year journey. The hospital transformed the organizational context of nursing practice embedded in the hospital governance and policy step by step guided by the principles of the Magnet Hospital research and the Magnet® Recognition Program. Mr. Paul Van Aken, Mr. Danny Van heusden and Prof. dr. Peter Van Bogaert are very pleased to invite a Belgian and international audience to the international meeting on Nursing Excellence with the aim to share experiences of their Magnet® journey with colleagues (leaders, practitioners and researchers) of hospitals in Belgium, Europe and beyond discussing the challenges and the universal character of Magnet®. Moreover, Mr. Franz Wagner ANCC Magnet Commissioner discusses the international focus of the Magnet® Recognition Program and six European hospitals share their journey. Finally, the Antwerp University Hospital has guided the journey with published research projects and presents the release of a book that underpinned and guided their journey - The Organizational Context of Nursing Practice: Concepts, Evidence and Interventions for Improvement - with the contribution of 11 authors, edited by Prof. dr. Peter Van Bogaert and Prof dr. Sean Clarke and published by Springer Publisher.

Program

09:30   Welcome
10:00   Introduction and outline of the international meeting - Mr. Marc Segers
10:15   Antwerp University Hospital Pragmatic Step-by-Step Journey of Magnet®

  • Vision and strategic plan Mr. Paul Van Aken CNO 
  • Pragmatic step-by-step approach Mr. Danny Van heusden Magnet Program Director 
  • Embedded research approach Prof. dr. Peter Van Bogaert Academic Advisor 

11:15   Questions and discussion
11:30   Nursing excellence and improved outcomes: Video presentations of UZA Good Practices by clinical nurses

12:00   Questions and discussion
12:15   Lunch
13:15  ANCC Magnet® Recognition Program: An International Program for Nursing Excellence Relevant for Europe Mr. Franz Wagner Magnet Commissioner
13:35   Our Magnet Journey: Why, What and How 

  • Ms. Ann Van De Velde CNO OLV. Aalst Belgium
  • CNOs of European hospitals

14:30  Questions and discussion

14:45  Video messages from the US, Saudi Arabia and Australia

  • Ms. Ellen Kissinger Magnet Program Director UC Davis Heath, Sacramento CA, USA
  • Ms. Sandra Ruth Lovering Executive Director Nursing Affaires King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Ms. Xanthe Jones Quality Manger-Magnet St. Vincent’s Private Hospital, Sydney, Australia
  • Ms. Sandra Moss Nursing Director Princess Alexandra Hospital, Queensland, Australia

15:00  Book presentation: The Organizational Context of Nursing Practice: Concepts, Evidence and Interventions for Improvement Prof. dr. Peter Van Bogaert & Prof. dr. Sean Clarke
15:15  Closing note Mr. Johnny Van der Straeten CEO Antwerp University Hospital

15:15   Reception to share your thoughts

Registration

Registrations fee including book order 'The Organizational Context of Nursing Practice: Concepts, Evidence and Interventions for Improvement' - Van Bogaert & Clarke (eds) costs €50. The book will be available at the international meeting.

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