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Books Highlighting QSEN

  • Quality and Safety in Nursing, G. Sherwood, J. Barnsteiner

  • Second Generation QSEN, An Issue of Nursing Clinics, J. Barnsteiner, J. Disch

  • Person and Family Centered Care (by Barnsteiner, Disch and Walton, 2014).This innovative text offers a different approach to the traditional model of patient-centered care in that it begins with the person, embraces the family, and encompasses all care delivery locations. While it may seem that this is the norm in health care today, the 2010 Institute of Medicine Report on The Future of Nursing noted that “practice still is usually organized around what is most convenient for the provider, the payer, or the health care organization and not the patient” (2011, p. 51). At the forefront of this movement are authors Jane Barnsteiner, Joanne Disch, and Mary K. Walton, who present a surprisingly practical clinical reference covering a vast array of patient-care scenarios, together with effective strategies for truly achieving person and family-centered care. Numerous contributors from diverse backgrounds provide thought-provoking content in each chapter and help ensure that the needs of patients, families, and caregivers are met

  • Quality and Safety for Transformational Nursing: Core Competencies, K. Amer

  • Introduction to Quality and Safety Education for Nurses: Core Competencies for Nursing Leadership and Management, Second Edition, 2018 by Patricia Kelly and Beth A. Vottero


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Resources and Tools

This section includes useful websites, clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) and assessment/intervention tools related to quality and safety Websites: (in alphabetical order) 1. Advancing Excellence in


Advocacy: Article: Advocating for the elderly adult (attached to main page) Coalition of Geriatric Nursing Organizations (CGNO) Ombudsman Stems from the Older American Act of 1965 and provides federal


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