QSEN: Quality and Safety Education for Nurses: Change the Education to Change Practice

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Wassana Uppor
Thitinut Akkadechanunt
Jirapha Sumalee
Darin Panasan
Warangkana Khumsuk


          Patient safety is an important basis for the quality of care. Preventing patients from being harmed by adverse event. It is important for health personnel to give priority. Therefore, the preparation of health personnel to have knowledge, awareness and practice skills in patient care. Starting from the teaching and learning to promote student safety competencies, it is important to prepare for the profession.

          This article is a presentation about the quality management and safety guidelines for nursing (QSEN: The Quality and Safety Education for Nurse). The key competencies are determined for the preparation of professional nurses. It consists of six core competencies 1) Patient center care 2) Teamwork and Collaboration 3) Evidence-based practice 4) Quality improvement 5) Safety 6) Informatics on the basis of knowledge skills and attitudes about the quality and safety of patients.


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