QSEN Newsletter: October 2020


2021 QSEN International Forum

January 1 – June 30, 2021

Learn Cutting Edge Quality & Safety Strategies

January 1 to June 30, 2021 • Virtual Forum

The Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) National 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

Below is the list of sponsors for the 2021 QSEN Internal forum.

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Wisconsin League for Nursing Fall Conference

Join the WLN at their annual fall conference on November 7, 8am – 4pm (CT), for a virtual and live event exploring excellence in simulation in nursing and healthcare environment. Six contact hours of continuing education are available. For more information

Embedding Healthcare Quality Competencies into Nursing Academic Programs

Quality and safety have been thrust into the spotlight amid COVID-19, but these issues matter as much on the front lines as they do on the administrative side. Learn more about how you can embed healthcare quality precepts into your RN, BSN, MSN, and DNP programs during an upcoming informational webinar with leaders from the QSEN. Join this complimentary session, taking place October 27, 2020, from 2pm – 3pm (CT). For more information

NAHQ: Healthcare Quality Week

Quality matters … now more than ever! Join the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) as they host Healthcare Quality Week (HQW) 2020, an annual event dedicated to acknowledging the progress made by healthcare and quality professionals from across the continuum of care in improving patient outcomes. Taking place October 18-24, 2020, this annual event is completely reimaged and will provide a week of free live and on-demand webinars, drawings and more. For more information


Professor helping to boost hospital patient safety

Teri Chenot, a professor at Jacksonville University, leads patient safety and health care quality programs and joined IHI’s National Steering Committee for Patient Safety to shape a National Action Plan. For more information

Calling All Nurse Faculty!

The QSEN Patient Safety Force is requesting your participation in a nationwide nurse educator survey on adult intravenous (IV) push medication practices. Please take a moment to complete our brief survey. Your participation will significantly help our research into current curriculum standards for teaching adult IV push medication skills to nursing students. For more information


Predictors of Nursing Home Nurses’ Willingness to Report Medication Near-Misses 

The QSEN Institute would like to present the Journal of Gerontological Nursing article, “Predictors of Nursing Home Nurses’ Willingness to Report Medication Near-Misses” by Amany Farag, Amy Vogelsmeier, Katie Knox, Yelena Perkhounkova, and Christopher Burant. Read more


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