QSEN Newsletter: December 2021


Final Wrap up of the 2021 QSEN International Forum “Register Today!”

If you missed the 2021 event, you can still register for the post-conference access (ONLY $75.00) to our incredible website through December 31, 2021, that includes recordings, virtual presentations, and posters. Don’t miss this opportunity to obtain continuing education and learn strategies for implementing quality and safety competencies in both academia and practice. For more information

2022 QSEN International Forum

June 1-3, 2022  |  Denver Sheraton Downtown Hotel, Denver CO

Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts will open
November 1, 2021 to January 21, 2022

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Join us at the Summit!

Aligning the New AACN Essentials and QSEN:

The Future of Quality and Safety Competencies in Nursing Education and Practice

The conference learning outcomes:

  • Explore the alignment of the QSEN competencies and the new AACN Essentials.
  • Learn strategies for quality and safety competency integration into undergraduate and graduate curricula and practice settings.

The conference objectives:

  • Share innovations in education, professional development, and practice to enhance quality and safety in healthcare.
  • Disseminate quality and safety scholarship.

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Book: Quality and Safety in Nursing, 3rd Edition

Quality and Safety in Nursing: A Competency Approach to Improving Outcomes explores the role of the nursing community in improving quality of care and patient safety. Now in its third edition, this comprehensive resource remains essential reading for all those involved in equipping current and future nurses with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to deliver exceptional care. Read more and get a 20% discount code.


Submit Your Best Practices to QSEN
 Do you have a method for incorporating QSEN competencies into practice or teaching? Submit your work to the QSEN Practice Strategies or Teaching Strategies! For more information or to submit your strategy, go to https://qsen.org/strategies 
Robert L. Wears Patient Safety Leadership Award
 Nominate an individual or team that has impacted patient safety through research, education, and scholarship. Nominees must be healthcare professionals who have advanced patient safety, influenced future leaders in quality and safety, and contributed to interprofessional initiatives. Deadline for submissions is January 3, 2022. Learn more.
Resources from the Patient Safety Movement Foundation

Focus on a person-centered culture of safety in a continuous improvement framework using blueprints, checklists, videos, educational resources, and more from the Patient Safety Movement Foundation. More information.
Nurse Educator Podcast

Check out this Podcast hosted by Nurse Educator. Dr. Gerry Altmiller reviews the new AACN Essentials and provides a process for adopting them (and competency-based education) in your school of nursing. Also be sure to read Dr. Altmiller’s articles that will help with implementing the new Essentials Domain 5 – Quality and Safety https://journals.lww.com/nurseeducatoronline/pages/default.aspx.

QSEN December Newsletter

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