Development and evaluation of essentials of magnetism tool.

  title={Development and evaluation of essentials of magnetism tool.},
  author={Marlene Kramer and Claudia E Schmalenberg},
  journal={The Journal of nursing administration},
  volume={34 7-8},
Staff nurses in 14 magnet hospitals identified 8 attributes associated with the original concept of magnetism as essential to their ability to give quality care. The 8 Essentials of Magnetism (EOM) tool was generated from participant observation and interviews with 289 magnet hospital staff nurses. The psychometric properties of the EOM tool were established in a study involving 3602 staff nurses in 16 magnet and 10 nonmagnet hospitals. The authors discuss the EOM tool and its use in diagnosing… CONTINUE READING