The 2013 Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) National Forum will take place in Atlanta, Georgia from May 30 – 31, 2013.
The Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) National Forum is designed to attract innovators and nurture faculty and nursing leaders for the improvement of quality and safety education through sharing of:
- Innovations in curricular design and teaching strategies that accomplish QSEN competency development
- Research related to quality and safety education in pre-licensure, advanced practice programs, and clinical practice
Registration fees for the conference are $260.00.
- 7am Breakfast
- 7:50am Welcome and Keynote
- 5pm Adjourn
- 6pm Poster Reception
- 7am Breakfast
- 8am Concurrent sessions
- 12:15pm Adjourn
Location and Reservations
The conference will take place in the Intercontinental Buckhead hotel, Atlanta, Georgia.
Intercontinental Buckhead Atlanta
3315 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: 404.946.9191 or 877.422.8254
To book a room in the QSEN block, please follow this link: QSEN Hotel Booking
Conference Room Rate: $135/night (complimentary internet; rate honored for three days before and after the conference) RATE ENDS APRIL 30th.
Four registration options are now available: online, mail, phone or fax.
|Click here to register online|
||Mail this completed form with a check payable to Case Western Reserve University for $260 or complete the credit card information and send to:
Continuing Medical Education Program
10524 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44106-6026
|Phone (216) 983-1239 or (800) 274-8263 with the information requested on our form
and your credit card number
|Fax this form with your credit card number to (216) 844-8133|
Registration fees are refundable less a $25 fee if a participant cancels by May 9, 2013. No refunds will be made after May 22, 2013. All requests for refunds must be in writing.
QSEN and the Power of Alignment
- Karen Drenkard, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN; Executive Director, American Nurses Credentialing Center.
- She will present QSEN and the Power of Alignment. This presentation will describe the compelling reasons that quality and safety in practice and education must be aligned. A panel of nurses from academia and practice will share examples on how to make this alignment come alive.
Partnership for Patients (PfP) Hospital Engagement Network
This interactive session provides a brief overview of the Center’s Partnership for Patients campaign and (http://
- Jacqueline Kreinik, RN, MS, CMC: Nurse Consultant:Partnership for Patients, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation
- Deborah Morris Nadzam, PhD, RN, BB, FAAN: Senior Senior Project Director, JCR’s CMS Hospital Engagement Network, Joint Commission Resources
- Vi Naylor: Executive Vice President, Georgia Hospital Association
- Consumer panel from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation’s Partnership for Patients, featuring Bob and Barb Malizzo, Victoria and Armando Nahum, Chrissie Blackburn, and Amy Berman
Forging a True Patient-Centered Relationship for Families and Nurses: Bringing the QSEN Competencies to Life
This session will link the QSEN competencies with patient activation/engagement specifically related to safety and the reduction of errors. The recently published guide The recently published guide Safe and Sound in the Hospital (http://partnerhealth.com/) will be featured along with instructions for nurses to work collaboratively with patients who are empowered to improve the quality and safety of their care.
- Mary E. Foley, RN, PhD: Director, Center for Nursing Research and Innovation, University of California San Francisco School of Nursing; CALNOC Business Development Consultant
- Karen Curtiss: Author of “Safe & Sound” in Forging Collaborative Partnerships for Safety and Quality
Teaching Graduate-Level QSEN Competencies
Learn about the AACN QSEN Faculty Development Workshops
- Jean Johnson, PhD, RN, FAAN, Dean and Professor, George Washington University School of Nursing
- Kathy McGuinn, MSN, RN, CPHQ, Director, Special Projects, AACN
QSEN Leveraging the AHRQ Innovations Exchange
Using the Innovations Exchange as a Resource to Develop and Teach QSEN Competences for Both Nursing Students and Nurses at the Frontlines
- Judith Consalvo, BS
- Kathleen Stevens, RN, EdD, FAAN
- Judy Kunisch, BSN, MBA
Tracking Nursing Student Errors and Near-Misses
Learn about the national survey on student errors
- Joanne Disch, PhD, RN, FAAN
- Jane Barnsteiner, PhD, RN, FAAN
- Judith Warren, PhD, RN, FAAN
- Susan Connor, MSN, RN
Company and Sponsor Type
Kaiser Permanente; Friend of QSEN, Exhibit
ANCC; Friend of QSEN, Exhibit
AORN; Friend of QSEN
The International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning; Exhibit
NurseTim, Inc.; Exhibit
Joint Commission Resources; Exhibit
National League for Nursing; Exhibit
Elsevier; Exhibit, Promotion
Pearson Publishing; Promotion
Sigma Theta Tau International; Promotion
University of Colorado College of Nursing; Pilot School
UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing; Pilot School
Augustana College; Pilot School
University of Tennessee Health Center; Pilot School
Charleston South Carolina; Pilot School
Emory University; Pilot School
Nursing Programs at La Salle University School of Nursing and Health Sciences; Pilot School
University of Massachusetts-Boston College of Nursing and Health Sciences; Pilot School
CE credit has been awarded
This program has been awarded 10.4 contact hours. Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing (OH-216/11-01-15) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.