QSEN Newsletter: September 2021


Extended 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

Join us at the Summit!

Aligning the New AACN Essentials and QSEN:

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

Conference Objectives:

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

For more information


Book: Zero Days in Safety: One Nurse’s Journey into Trauma and Recovery

David Foley, a nurse, educator, and hospital administrator, describes how knowledge of QSEN competencies influenced his personal story of trauma and recovery. This new book provides a compelling narrative around safety topics such as nurse-patient relationships, therapeutic communication, and competencies in quality and safety. Read more.


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 
Frontline Nursing During COVID-19: A New Paradigm

The University of South Florida College of Nursing offers resources designed to provide frontline nurses with tools to advocate for their safety and well-being during COVID-19. Register for the on-demand webinar series and get up to 4 CEUs free or listen to the Frontline Nursing Podcast. Learn more
News: UNC Named Collaborating Center in Quality and Safety Education in Nursing and Midwifery

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) recently designated University of North Carolina’s School of Nursing as a Collaborating Center in Quality and Safety Education in Nursing and Midwifery. Joining the network of 45 designated centers enables the school to turn its ground-breaking standards of competency into training programs for the health care professionals who deliver most of the world’s babies — nurses and midwives. Read more.

QSEN September Newsletter


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