Nursing Process Essay

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Quality and Safety Education for Nursing (QSEN) Prepared by the OONE Legislative & Practice Committee January 2013 NOTE: Direct copy of information from the QSEN Website used for this presentation Powerpoint was graciously reviewed by Mary A. Dolansky, PhD, RN, Institute Director 1 Objectives  Describe QSEN - Background - Competencies - Competency summary Compare basic foundation of QSEN to - Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) basic Quality & Safety Standards - National Council of State Boards of Nursing’s (NCSBN) Transition to Practice (TTP) objectives   Describe advantages of QSEN framework 2 QSEN Background  Began in 2005 as three phase project funded by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)  Goal to address the challenge of preparing future nurses with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes (KSAs) necessary to continuously improve the quality and safety of the healthcare systems within which they work Conducted initial research in all levels of nursing education programs 3  QSEN Background (continued)  Identified six core competencies for nursing built upon the IOM’s basic recommendations for patient safety and quality - Patient-centered care - Teamwork & Collaboration - Evidence-based Practice - Quality Improvement - Safety - Informatics Developed competencies and KSAs for pre-licensure (PL) and advanced practice nursing (APN) appropriate for level of preparation  4 QSEN Background (continued)  Competencies integrated into NCSBN’s TTP model Website serves as resource for nursing education and practice – will be enhanced in Spring 2013 for all practicing nurses For more information, visit or contact Mary Dolansky at   5 Patient-centered Care Competency Recognize the patient or designee as the source of control and full partner in providing

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