Nursing Organization Receives $386,000 to Promote Quality, Patient Safety

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing has been awarded $386,000 to improve healthcare quality and patient safety, according to a news release.

The award, given by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, will help AACN expand its Quality and Safety Education for Nursing initiative. In collaboration with the foundation, AACN will use the money to host three follow-up meetings to previous QSEN institutes and assess the impact of the QSEN faculty development program.

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The QSEN initiative brings together practicing nurses and nurse educators to evaluate curriculum and build quality and safety competencies into nursing programs. The initiative focuses on six core competencies: patient-centered care; teamwork and collaboration; evidence-based practice; quality improvement; patient safety; and informatics.

Read the release on AACN's award to improve healthcare quality and patient safety.

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