Quality and Safety Education for Nurses: An Introduction to the Competencies and the Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes

Submitter Information

Author: Gerry Altmiller, EdD, MSN, RN
Title: Assistant Professor
Institution: La Salle University
Email: Altmiller@lasalle.edu

Competency Category(s)
Evidence-Based Practice, Informatics, Patient-Centered Care, Quality Improvement, Safety, Teamwork and Collaboration

Learner Level(s)
Pre-Licensure ADN/Diploma, Pre-Licensure BSN, RN to BSN, Staff Development

Learner Setting(s)

Strategy Type
General Strategy

Learning Objectives

Learner with be able to identify the IOM/QSEN competencies and resources that support development of those competencies.

Strategy Overview

This powerpoint presentation is a brief overview for individuals that are unfamiliar with the IOM/QSEN competencies and wish to introduce ideas that promote development of the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that support the competencies.  It includes direct links to helpful resources such as the First Touch web site, to Infection Control Bundles at The Joint Commission website, and to the TeamSTEPPS video collection at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality web site.

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Evaluation Description

Faculty have found this presentation helpful as they learn about the IOM/QSEN competencies and as they share information with their students.  Each semester the presentation is updated to include more information and resources.  This powerpoint presentation is introduced in the Fundamentals of Nursing course but is also available to each course in our curriculum as faculty have found that there are variations in each course of how the information and the web link resources can be utilized.