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SAVE THE DATE The Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) Institute Regional Center  at Jacksonville University is hosting an Inaugural 2017 Patient Safety Forum The Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) Institute Regional Center at Jacksonville University is hosting an Inaugural 2017 Patient Safety Forum on Friday, June 9, 2017. This half-day conference is a wonderful opportunity to network and learn more about patient safety from internationally recognized experts in the field to improve quality of care and health outcomes.  The expertise provided by these renowned speakers will promote synergy and inter-professional collaboration to enhance quality and safety education and scholarship. The scheduled presenters include: Robert Wears, MD, Ph.D., MS, Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, UF Health Science Center, Jacksonville – The Evolution of Patient Safety John James, Ph.D., DABT, Patient Safety America – The Heart and Mind of Patient Safety Mary Dolansky, Ph.D., RN, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University – The QSEN Journey – Past, Present, and Future Registration is complimentary for attendees. Continuing education hours are pending. Please use the following link to...


April 12, 2017

Rapid Cycle Learning in Simulation- Ut ...

Preparation: Students are to complete the assigned textbook reading and a case study article provided prior to the exercise on PPH; etiology, signs and symptoms, nursing assessments, and treatment options. They should also be introduced to Kolb’s Change Theory of Learning, the Plan-Do-Study-Act cycle for change, and rapid cycle learning. Pre-briefing: Students are instructed how the rapid cycle learning will be performed in the simulation lab. Students are told they will conduct an initial assessment of their patient collectively as “one’ nurse in a group format. They will be guided by the faculty facilitator in regards to vital signs with student request. Following a pre-determined time limit (approximately 10-15 minutes) the cycle will end and there will be an immediate debriefing. The students are either audio or video taped during the simulation which is reviewed together immediately following the cycle. The students are then instructed that they will proceed to the next repeat simulation cycle paired together in varied nursing roles, rather than working collectively as “one”. Lastly in the final cycle, students will individually assume an assigned nursing...


April 12, 2017

TCNJ Workshop with Videos

Infusing Quality and Safety Education for Nurses into Your Curriculum: A Workshop Funded by a grant from The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality AUTHOR(S):Altmiller, Gerry; Armstrong, Gail; Durham, Carol; Kenner, Carole ABSTRACT: The QSEN Competencies include implementation of quality improvement strategies, evidence-based practice, patient safety, integration of informatics into patient care and health management, patient centeredness in care management, and strategies to improve the teamwork and collaboration required to achieve consistent positive outcomes and improve the delivery of care. Nurses must enter the workforce with these competencies, and nurse educators need support and strategies to embed these competencies into nursing education. These presentations focus specifically on providing nurse educators in the academic and practice arenas, the knowledge and resources necessary to fully and effectively integrate these competencies into teaching plans in both settings. The workshop highlights research findings related to the QSEN Competencies, as well as resources available to engage nurses and nursing students in work that promotes competency development. Nationally recognized experts in patient care, nursing education, and quality improvement provide the instruction and coaching for these presentations. The...


March 23, 2017

Patient Safety Awareness Week

Patient Safety Awareness Week Is Less than a week away! Join Us, March 12-18, 2017 Patient Safety Awareness Week, a highlight of the United for Patient Safety Campaign , is time dedicated to raising awareness about patient safety among health professionals and the public.   Join @theNPSF and others for a Twitter chat Patient Safety: What Patients Want (and Need) to Know Tuesday, March 14, 2017 | 1:00-2:00 pm ET Use the hashtag #PSAW17chat to join the conversation! Register today for a complimentary webcast, which will focus on efforts to engage the public more actively in patient safety: The Voice of the Patient and the Public Wednesday, March 15, 2017 | 2:00-3:00 pm ET Speakers: Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS President and CEO National Patient Safety Foundation and the NPSF Lucian Leape Institute Rosemary Gibson Senior Advisor The Hastings Center Marshall Allen Reporter ProPublica Martin J. Hatlie, JD President and CEO Project Patient Care Register now here.     Throughout the week, NPSF is encouraging those on social media to demonstrate the fact that “We are all patients”...


March 6, 2017