Graduate level Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) competencies were created to facilitate preparation of the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) graduate to have an impact on health care system changes, advance nursing practice, and improve the health of populations. Although there is agreement that QSEN competencies are important to DNP education, little is known about implementation of the competencies. This article describes the importance of QSEN competencies in DNP education and provides exemplars of QSEN competencies in DNP education and practice.
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Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) Initiative began in 2005. The overall goal was to prepare nurses with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes
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- Doctor of Nursing Practice program
- Quality and Safety Education for Nurses
- graduate nursing education
- nurse practitioner
- quality care
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Nursing (all)
- Fundamentals and skills
- LPN and LVN