QSEN Newsletter: January 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

ACHNE Research Grants

Apply for funding up to $2,500 for a small study aimed at contributing to public health nursing (PHN), PHN education, or an EBP project related to public health. Application deadline: 02/15/2021. 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

QSEN: Understanding the Customer Survey

The QSEN Strategic Board invites nurses across the globe who use the QSEN website and resources to complete an Understanding the Customer survey by February 1, 2021. 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

Graduate Student Scholarship: 2021 Academy of Emerging Leaders

Graduate students in nursing with less than 10 years’ work experience are eligible to apply for a full scholarship to the 2021 Academy of Emerging Leaders Patient Safety immersion. For more information


Online Resources to Learn About QI

Looking for online QI resources for nursing faculty, students, and practicing nurses? Izabela Kazana and Mary Dolansky describe 20+ self-study, interactive courses to support QI skills in a recent Nursing Forum article. Read more

High Reliability Organizations, 2nd Edition 

The Sigma Marketplace introduces the 2nd edition of a Healthcare Handbook for Patient Safety & Quality, presenting practical examples of error detection and prevention. A freely downloadable instructor’s guide and student workbook are available. Read more

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