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Posted by Jason Bauer on Apr 03, 2018 under

NCP is an exhibitor at the AONE 2018, an educational and networking event for nurse leaders. This meeting is the premier event that keeps you informed on the issues that impact you as a nurse leader.

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Posted by Jason Bauer on Mar 02, 2018 under

Nursing Consulting Partners, LLC is pleased to announce the addition of 5 new consultants.

 "I am excited about the addition of our new team members.  In an effort to meet the needs of our growing client base we successfully recriuited  experts who offer a variety of services from Magnet to lead...

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A new study in the May issue of Medical Care, finds that in addition to Magnet Hospitals having a better nursing environment, promote excellence in nursing practice and provide high quality patient care, these hospitals of excellence increase revenue by more than an average of $1.2 Million, annually. 

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New Magnet® Manual updates and Demographic Data Collection worksheets were recently released. Use the links below to access the updated information/forms.

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September 4, 2013 – Nursing Consulting Partners, LLC (NCP) is proud to announce that a new consultant, Maricarmen Luhrsen, MSN, RN, NE-BC has joined their team. Maricarmen has more than 15 years of nursing experience in the acute care setting and has spent the past 7 years in various leadership roles. She successfully led the design, implementation and sustainment efforts of an organization-wide interdisciplinary shared governance structure that was recognized as an exemplar in practice by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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June 23, 2014 – The American Academy of Nursing announced the 2014 nurse leaders to join fellowship because of their leadership in education, management, policy and work to improve the health of the nation.  Criteria selection include evidence of significant contributions to nursing and health care and sponsorship by two current Academy fellows.  New fellows will be eligible to use the credentials FAAN (fellow of the American Academy of Nursing) after their induction in October.

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Vicki George, PhD, RN, FAAN and Barb Haag-Heitman, PhD, RN, PHCNS-BC have written a new Continuing Education module: Peer Review in Nursing: An Evidence-Based Approach published in Nurse.com/Management 2013.

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February 13, 2013 – Nursing Consulting Partners, LLC (NCP) provides a wide range of expert consulting services. The five managing partners of NCP have more than 80 years of combined experience in healthcare and have collectively guided more than 300 hospitals worldwide to achieve Magnet® and Pathway To Excellence Recognition®. The managing partners are: Vicki George, PhD, RN, FAAN, Barb Haag-Heitman, PhD, RN, PHCNS-BC, Fran Hicks, PhD, RN, FAAN, Vickie Moore, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, and Kathleen Stolzenberger, PhD, RN.

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Posted by Racheal McGinnis on Mar 27, 2012 under

Vicki George and Barb Haag-Heitman published an article called Differentiating Peer Review and the Annual Performance Review in the October 2012 Edition of Nurse Leader.

Need a copy of article? Click here to request a copy. 

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The 2011 Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health, calls for nurses to fill leadership positions—on boards and in other key positions. To this end, NCP is very proud to announce that our partner Colleen Smith, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, has been appointed by the CHA Executive Committee to the CHA Board of Trustees.

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