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NCP/Torrance Conference
2013: A Look Back
Noteworthy News
NCP/Torrance Conference 
The 2014 Magnet® Model:  
Framework for Organizational Excellence 

March 6-7, 2014  


NCP is excited to bring you this two-day conference on Applying the New Magnet® Model: Framework for Organizational Success. This high-intensity workshop shares the new 2014 Magnet® Manual: Changes, Challenges & Core Components for nursing excellence.


At this two-day impact workshop, participants will engage in formative discussions on what's new in the Manual and learn tips from writing the document to engaging the entire organization toward a successful journey. We encourage you to send your Magnet Project Directors, shared governance leaders, director of education and CNO.

Hosted by:
Torrance Memorial Medical Center 
Torrance, CA

Pricing Information: 
Through February 6, 2014 
Early Bird Registration Fee: $465/person

After February 6, 2014 
Registration Fee: $495/person 
Group Rate (3 or more attendees): $465/person 
Conference Highlights:
  • Examples that address the new Magnet® criteria
  • Readiness assessment and project planning
  • Common pitfalls in the Magnet® designation: Tips for Success
  • Learn from Torrance Memorial Medical Center's Magnet® journey
  • Professional Practice Models that drive excellence


Click here to see the full schedule and
register TODAY!
AONE Conference 

March 12-15, 2014 Orlando, FL


NCP is an exhibitor at the AONE conference, a three-day 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.


AONE 2014 will inspire creative thinking and provide innovative approaches for nurse leaders. You can choose from five tracks and more than 50 concurrent sessions, including leadership, communication, workforce, care delivery and breaking news.


Come see us at the NCP booth!


General Information

When? March 12-15, 2014

Where? Booth 249 at AONE 2014 at the Orange CountyConvention Center in Orlando, Florida

What? Stop by our booth, meet with our experts, and learn about

our services! 

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2013: A Look Back    
2013 was an exciting year for Nursing Consulting Partners! In addition to two new consultants joining our team we also were able to assist many facilities on their journeys. NCP supported the following in 2013:

Number of Facilities Assisted 
Initial Magnet Designation 5
Magnet Re-Designation 13
Helped on Magnet Journey 15
Educated on Peer Review 5
Educated on Shared Governance  3
NCP is proud to have been a part of all of your journeys!
Noteworthy News
The latest and greatest from the NCP team! 


NCP Consultants attend American Academy of Nursing's Annual Meeting & Conference:

Vicki George and Fran Hicks participated in the American Academy of Nursing's 2013 Annual Meeting and Conference: Transforming Health Care: Driving Policy.  Vicki and Fran are members of the Expert Panel: Building Health Care System Excellence (formerly "Advancing Magnet") and members of the work group focusing on 'The Academy's role in advancing Magnet Program efforts'.

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Nursing Consulting Partners provides healthcare organizations with expert assessments, guidance, and educational services to create superior healthcare and academic environments that consistently demonstrate high performance for quality and safety outcomes. These high-level practice environments include Magnet®, Pathway to Excellence®, Malcolm Balridge Awards, UNICEF Baby Friendly Hospitals, E-ICUs, and sustainable Philanthropy programs.