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San Francisco Bay Area QSEN Work

Judith Karshmer, Dean, University of San Francisco School of Nursing & Audrey Berman, Dean, Samuel Merritt University School of Nursing had the opportunity to present at the 2015 QSEN National Forum and share their QSEN-related work from the Bay area. San Francisco Bay Area ​Vision: Patients receive safe, high quality care during and after hospitalization-regardless of the local hospital in which they receive care. Betty Irene Moore Nursing Initiative: Address patient harm locally: hospital and post-discharge 22 schools of nursing participated in the SFBA QSEN Institutes. – All ADN and BSN+ programs in 9-county area – Over 700 faculty members trained • Across all schools that participated, a mean of 76% of faculty have been trained in the QSEN competencies. • On average, 87% of courses now have QSEN content. • Over 3000 students (81% of total) completed courses modified with QSEN content (2013). • The four largest schools offering a BSN+ have fully incorporated QSEN into curricula. QSEN/Joint Commission/Magnet Crosswalk Align patient safety and quality language. • Demonstrate that QSEN competencies play a key role in integrating new...

July 22, 2015

2015 AHI Annual Meeting

Teaching and Disseminating Methods to Improve Healthcare Quality and Affordability October 29-30, 2015 Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, Alexandria, VA  Deadline is July 21, 2015 The Academy for Healthcare Improvement (AHI) annual scientific meeting will be held October 29-30, 2015 in Alexandria, VA.   The AHI fosters an interprofessional community that advances quality improvement in health care through educational activities. This meeting is intended to be an international, interprofessional meeting and is open for anyone interested in the best methods for healthcare and health professions education QI research. The call for abstracts for this meeting has been extended until July 21, 2015.  Abstracts will be considered for presentation on key issues around quality improvement research, education and evaluation from a scholarly point of view. Strong study design, well-described methods and analytic approaches, constructs and theory of implementation and best practices for evaluation of healthcare delivery improvement are desired. Abstracts on the design, implementation and evaluation of QI educational interventions are also desired. Abstracts of ongoing projects as well as completed studies will be considered. Top-rated abstracts in each category will be...

July 2, 2015

The QSEN Initiative Celebrates 10 Year ...

At its launch at UNC in 2005, the Quality Safety and Education for Nurses (QSEN) initiative sought to recast nursing education toward an ambitious goal: to prepare new nurses not only to provide excellent care to individuals and families, but to continuously improve the quality and safety of the health care systems in which they work. See the full article from the University of North Carolina School of Nursing...

June 17, 2015

SQUIRE International Writing Conferenc ...

We take great pleasure in inviting you to the inaugural Standards for Quality Improvement Reporting Excellence (SQUIRE) International Writing Conference.  Join an interprofessional group of attendees from around the world for  talks, panel discussions, manuscript sessions, and networking from November 17 – 18, 2015 at Dartmouth. REGISTER HERE    $100 – Students/Residents/Fellows | $250 – Faculty Limited number of participants, register early to reserve your space.       Join an interprofessional group of attendees from around the world to learn about and celebrate the release of SQUIRE 2.0! Learn about SQUIRE 2.0…What’s new?  What’s emerging?  What’s challenging? Learn how to design, run, and sustain a writing group for your local improvement work Employ writing techniques that are applicable for scholarly improvement writing Work on developing your writing skills and advance a manuscript you bring Additionally, you’ll meet and network with an interprofessional group of authors, reviewers, and editors and explore emerging ways to share scholarly work beyond the peer-reviewed literature. This conference promises to be interactive, thought provoking, and practical. Registration information will be available in July, 2015. Please share this with...

June 15, 2015