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Getting Started:Magnet Program Guidance

Getting Started: Magnet Program Guidance

Getting Started: Magnet Program Guidance is an education program designed for organizations considering their journey to Magnet designation.

At the Getting Started class you will:

  • Interact one-on-one with senior Magnet program analysts and staff
  • Gain key insights into eligibility requirements, the application process, and document preparation
  • Review data requirements related to nursing satisfaction, nursing-sensitive indicators, and patient satisfaction 
  • Learn what Magnet means for your organization
  • Receive an electronic copy of the 2019 Magnet ® Application Manual as well as the Magnet© Organizational Self-Assessment — over a $375 value — FREE with registration!
  • And much more! 

ANCC Magnet Recognition is the most prestigious distinction a healthcare organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes. Hear directly from the Magnet Program Office on elements you need to consider when embarking on this journey to achieve safety, quality, and patient satisfaction at your hospital. 

Considering your journey to Magnet?

Plan to attend on the following dates:

ANCC National Magnet Conference-Pre Conference

Monday, November 8, 8:30am-5:30pm

Magnet/Pathway Conference Getting Started Registration


Tuesday, November 9, 2021 8:30am - 5:30pm 

Magnet/Pathway Conference Getting Started INTERNATIONAL Registration

For more information, please contact Lynn Newberry at 


In Pursuit of Excellence:  Magnet Program Guidance®

In Pursuit of Excellence: Magnet Program Guidance is an invitation only virtual interactive work session that will expand your understanding of the requirements in the 2019 Magnet® Application Manual. Required key elements of the Organizational Overview and Sources of Evidence (SOE), as well as expectations for Empirical Outcome SOE data presentation, will be reviewed in depth.

Who should attend?
In Pursuit of Excellence: Magnet Program Guidance® information is intended for educational use by attendees including Chief Nursing Officers, Magnet Program Directors, and other key stakeholders from Magnet-Recognized, applicant and Pre-intent organizations. Invitations are sent to the Chief Nurse Officers and Magnet Program Directors. Registration is limited to one (1) individual per organization.

In Pursuit will be offered on the following dates: (Please note that there are Four (4), Four hour sessions for each program guidance event.  All times are Eastern Time).

August 25, 2021 9:45am-2:00pm

August 26, 2021 9:45am-2:00pm

September 1, 2021 9:45am-2:00pm

September 2, 2021 9:45am-2:00pm

December 8, 2021 9:45am - 2:00pm*

December 9, 2021 9:45am - 2:00pm*

December 15, 2021 9:45am - 2:00pm*

December 16, 2021 9:45am - 2:00pm*

*invitations will be sent late September


Cost: $650 per person

Please contact Lynn Newberry, Education and Outreach Program Manager, with any questions at 


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