The purpose of this assignment is to identify a problem in the clinical area and to utilize evidence-based strategies to improve the quality and safety of patient care. For more information about the QSEN, go to https://www.qsen.org/ksas_prelicensure.php In 2008, a committee of healthcare experts proposed 6 competencies to ensure that nursing students develop the knowledge, skills and attitude (KSA) necessary to provide quality and safety patient care. 1. Patient-Centered Care 2. Teamwork and Collaboration 3. Evidence-Based Practice 4. Quality Improvement 5. Safety 6. Informatics.
A. Identify or create an event that happened or could have happened in the clinical area during practicum; discuss how this could have caused or did cause a negative patient outcome. B. Develop a scenario to illustrate the problem. C. Discuss how each of the 6 QSEN competencies were or were not followed and ultimately caused, or could have caused a negative patient outcome. D. Discuss the importance of integrating the QSEN competencies into the following areas; clinical practice, nursing education, and nursing research. Each point must be specifically addressed in a separate section. Utilize a minimum of 5 EBP articles from peer reviewed journals no older than 5 years. The paper is 7 pages not including the cover and the reference pages. APA (6th ed.) format is required with no grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors.