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Quality and Safety in Nursing: A Competency Approach to Improving Outcomes is the first comprehensive text of its kind devoted to the nursing community's role in improving quality of care and patient safety. Edited by key members of the Quality and Safety Education for Nursing (QSEN) steering team, the book brings together information from various loci and expertly situates it within the continuum of nursing education and practice. Quality and Safety in Nursing is divided into four sections. The first section links the national initiative for quality and safety to its origins in the IOM report. Section two defines each of the six QSEN competencies in turn, provides instruction on acquiring the skills needed to achieve each competency, and constructs a framework for implementation. Section three further defines implementation strategies in formal education as well as transition into practice. The final section of the book looks toward the future of public policy and global initiatives in improving health care outcomes. A key resource for academics and clinicians alike, Quality and Safety in Nursing is an essential addition to the library of nurse leaders across the globe.
Gwen Sherwood, PhD, RN, FAAN, is Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. Jane Barnsteiner, PhD, RN, FAAN, is Professor of Pediatric Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing in Philadelphia.
Table of Contents
|Quality and Safety: An Overview||p. 1|
|Driving Forces for Quality and Safety: Changing Mindsets to Improve Health Care||p. 3|
|Policy Implications Driving National Quality and Safety Initiatives||p. 23|
|A National Initiative: Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN)||p. 49|
|Quality and Safety Competencies: The QSEN Project||p. 65|
|Patient-Centered Care||p. 67|
|Teamwork and Collaboration||p. 91|
|Quality Improvement||p. 113|
|Evidence-Based Practice||p. 133|
|Strategies to Build a Culture of Quality and Safety||p. 189|
|The Imperative to Transform Education to Transform Practice||p. 191|
|Narrative Teaching Strategies to Foster Quality and Safety||p. 211|
|Integrating Quality and Safety Competencies in Simulation||p. 227|
|Interprofessional Approaches to Quality and Safety Education||p. 251|
|New Graduate Transition into Practice: Improving Quality and Safety||p. 267|
|Leadership to Create Change||p. 289|
|Creating Cultures of Excellence: Transforming Organizations||p. 305|
|Quality and Safety: Global Issues and Strategies||p. 323|
|Prelicensure Competencies||p. 341|
|Graduate Competencies||p. 351|
|Delphi Study Results||p. 363|
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