Unit 4: Quality and Safety and the role of the NP – Discussion
Topic 2: National Patient Safety and the Role of the NP
Review the QSEN Competency KSAS (Graduate) by clicking HERE.
After reviewing, please address the following in your discussion: Describe methods the NP will use to identify and prevent verbal, physical and psychological harm to patients and staff.
Next, review the AHRQ Patient Safety Network by clicking HERE.
After reviewing, please address the following in your discussion: How can the methods you described above be integrated into the role of the NP? Propose new methods you feel can make an impact on national patient safety resources, initiatives and regulations. How can these add to the continuous improvement in the quality and safety of healthcare systems?