QSEN Newsletter: February 2021


2021 QSEN International Forum

January 4 – June 30, 2021

Learn Cutting Edge Quality & Safety Strategies

January 4 to June 30, 2021 • Virtual Forum

The Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) International Forum is designed to attract nursing leaders in academia and practice to:

  • Share innovations or research in teaching strategies or curricular design that enhance QSEN competency integration in academic and practice settings.
  • Share innovations or research in practice strategies that bridge academia and practice to integrate QSEN competencies into patient care settings.
  • Share strategies to promote academic-clinical partnerships that target quality and safety education and practice.  

View the full schedule & learn more at qsen.org

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2021 QSEN Award Nominations

The QSEN Institute is accepting the 2021 Award nominations for the following awards. 

Nominations for the awards must be received by April 1, 2021. For more information

Contest: COVID Teaching and Practice Strategies

The QSEN Institute wants to know the unique strategies you are implementing due to COVID. Submit your Teaching or Practice Strategy by April 1, 2021, to be considered for recognition in this contest. For more information

Frontline Nursing during COVID-19: A New Paradigm

Join nurse researchers and academic experts for a free, on-demand webinar series designed to provide frontline nurses with tools to advocate for their safety and well-being during COVID-19. Sponsored by the University of South Florida College of Nursing. For more information

VA Quality Scholars Advanced Fellowship

Applications to the interprofessional VAQS fellowship are due March 1. View a recording of an information session to learn more. For more information

Math Education for Nurses

QSEN’s High-Quality Mathematics Education for Nurses Task Force published 7 recommendations for improving quantitative education in nursing that lay the groundwork for curricular design to promote quality and safe practice through data-driven decisions. For more information

AHA Next Generation Leaders Fellowship

The American Hospital Association (AHA) is accepting applications from emerging healthcare leaders who want to tackle key issues and challenges in healthcare. Apply for The John A. Hartford Age-friendly Health Systems Cohort Scholarships by March 26. For more information


Perioperative Nursing Unfolding Case Study

Nurse Educator offers the publication “Perioperative Nursing Unfolding Case Study” free. This evidence-based teaching strategy created by Gerry Altmiller brings the OR clinical experience to the classroom. It follows a patient having surgery from admission to discharge, emphasizing quality and safety competencies. Read more

Working Together on Scholarship: Collaboration through Dissemination

Dr. Marilyn Oermann, the editor of Nurse Educator, is a keynote speaker for the June 2nd virtual live session of the 2021 QSEN International Forum. Her topic is “Working Together on Scholarship: Collaboration through Dissemination. Learn more and register

Teaching QI in Prelicensure Education 

Nurse Educator offers the publication “Teaching Quality Improvement in Prelicensure Education” free. This easy-to-implement strategy created by Gerry Altmiller teaches students how to implement a model for improvement, applying PDSA cycles to create change. Guidance for educators and a grading rubric are included. Read more

QSEN February Newsletter


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