- After reviewing the 2012 QSEN Graduate Competencies, identify a quality/safety issue that you have seen in your practice or clinical setting.
- Explain to your classmates the issue you have identified and the reasons why it is an issue. Include the potential negative outcomes that can arise if the issue is not resolved.
- As you create your post, review the knowledge, skills and attitudes of the relevant competency regarding the quality/safety issue you have identified.
SEE COMPETENCIES BELOW AND CHOOSE EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE AS THE ISSUE TO DISCUSS. EVIDENCED BASED PRACTICE AS IT RELATES TO FALL PREVENTION IN THE HOME AND THE USE OF LIFELINE SYSTEMS TO MITIGATE FALL RISKS AND INJURIES RELATED TO FALLS AMONG THE ELDERLY LIVING ALONE. NEGATIVE OUTCOMES RESULTING FROM NOT USING LIFELIE IS FALL RELATED INJURIES WHICH MAY INCLUDE DEATH IN EXTREME CASES. PLEASE UTILIZE THE FOLLOWING RESOURCES FOR CITATION: Buppert, C. (2018). Nurse practitionerâ€™s business practice and legal guide (6th ed.). Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
- 012 QSEN GRADUATE COMPETENCIES
Quality Improvement (QI): Use data to monitor the outcomes of care processes and use improvement methods to design and test changes to continuously improve the quality and safety of healthcare systems.
Safety: Minimize risk of harm to patients and providers through both system effectiveness and individual performance.
Teamwork and Collaboration: Function effectively within nursing and interprofessional teams, fostering open communication, mutual respect, and shared decision-making to achieve quality patient care.
Patient-centered Care: Recognize the patient or designee as the source of control and full partner in providing compassionate and coordinated care based on respect for patientâ€™s preferences, values, and needs.
Evidence-Based Practice (EBP): Integrate best current evidence with clinical expertise and patient/family preferences and values for delivery of optimal health care.
Informatics: Use information and technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision making.