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

Strategy Type
Online or Web-based Modules

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.