Structural empowerment (SE) encompasses organizational structure, personnel policies and programs, professional development, community outreach, and promotion of a positive nursing image. Below, you will find standards within this component of Magnet and examples of how we meet or exceed them in our work each day.

Standards and Examples

Standard SE13: Provide one example, with supporting evidence, of the organization’s recognition of an interprofessional group (inclusive of nursing) for their contribution(s) in influencing the clinical care of patients.

Standards and Examples

SE11: Provide one example, with supporting evidence, of a nurse or group of nurses delivering culturally and socially sensitive care.

Example: When the Special Pathogens ICU admitted a patient who did not speak English, care team members collaborated with Palliative Care nurse practitioners and Spiritual Care Services to provide culturally-sensitive care. Read more.