QSEN safety competency: The key ingredient is just culture

Diane M. Billings, Karren Kowalski, Gail Armstrong

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Patient safety is a familiar and long-standing competency for nurses. Effective error gap analysis is necessary to improving patient safety. Recent updates in patient safety emphasize just culture as vital to improving patient safety. This article explores how just culture has expanded the understanding of patient safety and offers some take-away tips for nurses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)444-447
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Continuing Education in Nursing
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)
  • Education
  • Review and Exam Preparation


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