Writing the Magnet Document

Kathy Riley
VP Nursing Excellence, Project Management

Five Tips for Great Narratives

Writing the Sources of Evidence narratives for the Magnet® document can seem overwhelming. How do you tell your story, convey your message and demonstrate achievements in a manner that is easy to read, clear and concise, and leaves no doubt that you have demonstrated excellence? Here are a few tips to get you started on the Magnet document.

Tip # 1: Use Headings and Subheadings

Why use headings?

Headings can help the writer organize his or her thoughts. It can be difficult to take a story and put it down on paper. Identifying the key concepts that you wish to convey is a great way to begin and to keep the writing focused.


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