What Makes a Medical-Surgical Unit Excellent?

What Makes a Medical-Surgical Unit Excellent?

Identification: MSNJ2008
Issue: May-June 2020
Volume: Vol. 29/No. 3
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This study analyzed PRISM unit applications to identify key characteristics of units that did and did not achieve recognition. Results may provide unit leaders with a road map for achieving excellence in medical-surgical patient care.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this education activity, the learner will be able to identify key characteristics of medical-surgical units exemplifying healthy practice environments and excellence in nursing practice.

Contact hours available until 6/30/22.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
The author(s), editor, editorial committee, content reviewers, and education director reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This education activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 5387.

This article was reviewed and formatted for contact hour credit by Michele Boyd, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, AMSN Education Director.


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What Makes a Medical-Surgical Unit Excellent?

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Juanito Santander
7/9/20 5:26 pm

Excellent journal describing how to make a unit positive place to work.

Verne Giordano
7/19/20 11:53 am

Very well written,

Brenda Williams
8/18/20 11:25 pm

We are using many of the same processes. Positive, well written

Anal Rathod
8/29/20 5:07 pm

Very well explained. A positive workplace culture improves teamwork, helps to increase morale to increases productivity and efficiency. Staffs physical well being and flexibility enhances retention of the workforce.

Alketa Stephens
1/26/21 10:46 pm

Very good written on the work place.

Lucille Carmeli Lorea
8/18/21 2:10 am

nice topic