The Quality and Safety Education for Nurses Institute’s (QSEN) 2021 International Forum virtual live sessions will be held today (June 1) and tomorrow (June 2).
While the event is primarily targeted at nurses, it will include information on quality, safety and academic-practice partnership models in health care also relevant to other health care professions.
June 1 event
The June 1 event will feature a presentation by American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) leader Kathy McGuinn titled “Understanding the New AACN Essentials: Next Steps.” Prior to McGuinn’s talk, attendees will celebrate Healthy Nurse Healthy Nation for a virtual Teaching Kitchen session featuring celebrity Chef Bal Arneson with guests Carol Musil, dean of the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at CWRU, and Patricia Sharpnack, dean of the Breen School of Nursing at Ursuline College.
The event will kickoff at 3 p.m. with an engagement hour with QSEN sponsors.
Sponsored by the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, this portion of the conference is free.
June 2 event
Held June 2 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., this virtual conference is focused on “Championing Quality and Safety Through Academic Practice Partnership.”
The forum is designed to attract nursing leaders in academia and practice to share:
- Innovations or research in teaching strategies or curricular design that enhance QSEN competency integration in academic and practice settings;
- Innovations or research in practice strategies that bridge academia and practice to integrate QSEN competencies into patient care settings; and
- Strategies to promote academic-clinical partnerships that target quality and safety education and practice.
Posters and presentations
The virtual conference platform has more than 100 posters and 65 presentations, which will be available until at least July 1.