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Strategy Submission

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


Gerry Altmiller



Assistant Professor



La Salle University


Competency Categories:

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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Additional Materials:

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.
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