Introduction to Quality and Safety in Nursing

Submitter Information

Author: Candace C. Cherrington, PhD, RN
Title: Associate Professor
Institution: Wright State-Miami Valley College of Nursing & Health
Email: candace.cherrington@wright.edu

Competency Category(s)
Quality Improvement, Safety

Learner Level(s)
New Graduates/Transition to Practice, Pre-Licensure ADN/Diploma, Pre-Licensure BSN, RN to BSN, Staff Development

Learner Setting(s)
Classroom, Online or Web-based Modules

Strategy Type
Audiovisual Aids

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the indicators of quality of nursing care in the acute setting.
  2. Discuss the importance of national patient safety goals.
  3. Describe 4 communication tools for ensuring patient safety.

Strategy Overview

Powerpoint lecture presention intended for an introductory nursing course.

Submitted Materials

99.intro_quality_and_safety_presentation.ppt
99.quality_and_safety_quiz_questions.doc

Additional Materials

Evaluation Description

Student knowledge was evaluated on a quiz and the final exam using multiple choice and short anwser question.