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Authors

  1. Horstman, Patricia MSN, RN, NEA-BC
  2. Theeke, Laurie PhD, RN, FNP-BC

Abstract

This article presents the outcomes of a structured writing retreat used with a group of professional nurses from a Magnet-designated hospital. The purpose of the retreat was to enhance nurses' ability to prepare poster presentations, develop manuscripts for peer-reviewed journal submissions, and design new research studies. This staff development retreat can serve as an exemplar for other hospitals desiring to increase dissemination of best practice.