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Using a Fishbone (RCA) Diagram to Problem Solve Falls

Posted by on Feb 18, 2011 in Teaching Strategies |

This strategy is a participative exercise that gets students to analyze a safety problem, work with a fishbone diagram, search out root causes, identify limits of doing an RCA with limited input, identify the importance and use of statistical data for making a case, and identify one strategy that would impact the incidence of falls in this unit. The story...

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Quality and Safety Education for Nurses: An Introduction to the Competencies and the Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes

Posted by on Apr 11, 2010 in Teaching Strategies |

This powerpoint presentation is a brief overview for individuals that are unfamiliar with the IOM/QSEN competencies and wish to introduce ideas that promote development of the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that support the competencies.  It includes direct links to helpful resources such as the First Touch web site, to Infection Control Bundles at...

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Focusing on QSEN competencies during high-fidelity simulation The role of the observers

Posted by on Jul 30, 2009 in Teaching Strategies |

Students enrolled in a complex adult health and illness course participate in a minimum of two high-fidelity simulations during their clinical rotations.  Each clinical group of 8-9 students rotates through the simulation with 4 actively participating in the simulation while the remaining 4-5 students function as observers.  The scenarios are...

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