QSEN Case Western Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing

Quality and Safety Education for Nurses

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“Building a Quality House” Using an Interdependent QSEN Competency Model

Posted by on Apr 15, 2013 in Teaching Strategies |

Integrating the Quality and Safety for Education of Nursing (QSEN) competencies as individual concepts or “silos” of knowledge into existing nursing curricula limits the student’s ability to apply the concepts in clinical decision making.  Nursing academia is obligated to instill knowledge, skills, and attitudes in clinical decision making that promote a...

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Simulation

Posted by on Apr 2, 2013 in Teaching Strategies |

Educator will assign 2-4 students to triage 15 patients. Discuss each patient scenario with the class and decide if each patient was triaged appropriately. Transition the clinical group to the Emergency Department. The student nurses will assume the care of Patient 9 and Patient 11.

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AACN Faculty Development Workshops

Posted by on Mar 14, 2013 in News |

Mark your calendars! In an effort to further disseminate the QSEN teaching strategies, AACN (American Association of Critical-Care Nurses) has launched six web-based learning modules focused on the six core QSEN competencies. These cutting edge, interactive learning modules are available to all nurse faculty in entry-level registered nursing programs and...

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A Conceptual Model of QSEN

Posted by on Mar 5, 2013 in Teaching Strategies |

A copy of the conceptual model of qsen is attached as Strategy Material: File 1.  The use of a visual conceptualization of QSEN can be especially important by allowing students to see the relationship of the QSEN elements. Such a visual model is so important to help in the learning process. This model is offered to facilitate and constantly reinforce...

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Perinatal Unfolding Case Study

Posted by on Mar 5, 2013 in Teaching Strategies |

This unfolding perinatal case study takes the learner from the initial prenatal visit of a patient with many risk factors and complications through the perinatal period. Through this exercise, the pre-licensure learner can describe and apply safe and quality care to the patient whcih can lead to a positive outcome. This exercise can be used in a variety of...

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