2021: Virtual Sessions

2021 QSEN International Forum

January 1, 2021 – June 30, 2021


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Virtual Sessions

Session 1

A. Practice QI Projects B
1. Implementation of a Pocket Reference Guide for Pediatric Intensive Care Nurses
2. An Innovative Approach Using QSEN Competencies: Thoracic Surgery Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS)
3. Implementation of the 1-Hour Sepsis Bundle and Evaluation of Staff Adherence: An Evidence-based Practice Quality Improvement Project

B. Patient Safety
1. Implementation and Sustainability of a Team Safety Structure
2. Nurse Burnout and Patient Safety Grade

C. Introducing Quality and Safety to new learners
1. International Academic Practice Partnership: US and China
2. Internationalization of QSEN competencies with nursing students in India using active learning strategies: Our experience and outcomes
3. An Academic-Practice Partnership to Develop Leadership and Quality Improvement Competencies in a Midwestern U.S. Graduate Nursing Program

Session 2

A. Academic-Practice Partnership AT RISK GROUPS
1. Academic-Clinical Partnership Project to Improve Compassionate and Patient-Centered Care of Patients with Substance Use Disorder
2. Implementation of Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Standardized, Evidence-based Three-Stage Suicide Risk Screening: Greater Los Angeles VA Experience
3. Systems Thinking to Improve Patient Outcomes through RN to BSN Improvement Projects in Academic-Practice Partnerships

B. Leadership
1. Transition-to-Practice Programs and QSEN Competency Improvement: Implications for Academic-Practice Partnerships Based on Chief Nursing Officer Survey Findings
2. The Professional Nursing Research Scholarship Program: Combining Research and Clinical Expertise to Transform Care at the Bedside

C. Developing Quality and Safety Scholars
1. Interprofessional Education in Quality and Safety: Leveraging Academic Practice Partnerships
2. Implementation of QSEN Competencies: Effectiveness of a Faculty Development Course
3. Advancing Interprofessional Quality Improvement and Patient Safety: Alignment of the QSEN and the AAMC QIPS (Medicine) Competencies

Session 3

A. Prelicensure Education A
1. Patterns of Adverse Event Reporting Post Simulation Encounters: Accelerated versus Traditional BSN Students
2. Improving Nursing Students’ Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes of Health Promotion Counseling
3. Gameful Learning Activities Improves Understanding Of And Motivation To Participate With Quality Improvement

B. Transition to Practice/Orientation Programs
1. Navigating the Bedside: An Oncology Transition to Practice Program Guiding Nurses Through the First Year
2. Quality and Safety Education for Nurses Competency Confidence Levels in Two Groups of New Registered Nurses
3. Enhancing Engagement of Clinical Nurse Educators: Using QSEN Competencies to Revitalize an Orientation Program in a Tertiary-care Academic Medical Center

C. QI in Practice
1. Structure and Process Predictors of Successful Unit-based Quality Improvement Projects
2. A National Survey Describing QI Competence, Barriers and Facilitators and Participation in QI in Frontline Nurses and Nurse Leaders
3. Integrating mobility into nursing workflow: A collaborative data driven mobility program.

Session 4

A. Prelicensure Education B
1. After an Error or Near Miss Event: What were you thinking?
2. The Integration of a Live Electronic Health Record in an Academic Setting
3. Improving Informatics Skills Through an Academic-Clinical Partnership

B. Practice QI Projects A
1. Utilizing Bed Technology to Decrease Fall Rates
2. Stop the Noise: Decrease Non-Actionable Electrocardiograph Monitor Alarms
3. A Cardiac-Focused Educational Visual-Aid Designed to Increase Family-Centered Care

C. Academic-Practice Partnership Prelicensure
1. Catalyzing an Externship with an Academic-Practice Partnership
2. Collaboration of Academic Nursing with Clinical Teaching Partners to Promote Student Awareness of Quality and Safety in the Clinical Environment
2. Assessing QSEN behaviors: The Didion-Koffel QSEN Competency Profile Tool

Session 5

A. IPE Prelicensure
1. Improving Patient Safety Through Interprofessional Education
2. An Interprofessional Common Reading: Teaching Teamwork and Collaboration Through Shared Experience
3. Incorporating Quality and Safety Education for Nurses Competencies into a Large Inter-Professional Patient Safety Course

B. Research for Quality and Safety
1. The “READI” Study: an academic/clinical/professional organization translational research partnership to implement nurse discharge-readiness assessment as a strategy to improve post-discharge outcomes.
2. A Research Academic-Clinical Partnership in Action: Improving Multiple Sclerosis Care Using a Learning Health System Approach

C. Practice Staff Development
1. Integrating a New Patient Population Through Developing Cardiac Surgery Progressive Care Simulation
2. Nurse Managers experience with using Quality and Safety Education for Nurses competencies for performance evaluation and promotion
3. QSEN Integration from Identification of Learning Needs to Competency Validation in Practice

D. Graduate Education
1. Large-scale Health Professions Student Teamwork and Collaboration: An Interprofessional Education Event to Address the Opioid Crisis
2. Integrating QSEN KSAs into Quality and Safety Simulation Training for Graduate Nursing Students
3. Applying Rapid-Cycle Quality Improvement Methods to Strengthen Academic-Practice Partnerships: An Innovative Approach to NP Education

Session 6

A. Academic-Practice Partnership
1. A Toolkit for Successful Development of an Academic-Practice Partnership  
2. An Academic-Practice Partnership: The Impact of Interprofessional Student-Team Home Visits on Patient Outcomes

B. Competencies
1. Integrating the QSEN Competencies into Student Learning: Strategies for Nurse Educators

C. Practice
1. Peer Review Paves the Way: Promoting Safe Communication for New to Practice Nurses

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