Quality and safety education for advanced nursing practice

Linda Cronenwett, Gwen Sherwood, Joanne Pohl, Jane Barnsteiner, Shirley Moore, Dori Taylor Sullivan, Deborah Ward, Judith Warren

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The Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) project is a national initiative to transform nursing education to integrate quality and safety competencies. This article describes a two-year process to generate educational objectives related to quality and safety competency development in graduate programs that prepare advanced practice nurses in clinical roles. Knowledge, skills, and attitudes for each of 6 competencies are proposed to stimulate development of teaching strategies in programs preparing the next generation of advanced practice nurses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)338-348
Number of pages11
JournalNursing Outlook
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)


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