Leadership / Delegation Question #17


The Institute of Medicine’s (IOM’s) report provides for guidance in quality and safety in healthcare. Which nursing initiative is the result of the IOMs report?


  1. The American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Nursing Ethics initiative.
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  2. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Essentials in Nursing Practice initiative.
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  3. The Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) initiative.
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  4. The National League for Nurses (NLN) Centers of Excellence in Nursing Education initiative.
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The QSEN initiatives outline skill sets required for nurses in the 21st-century workforce. None of the other organizations are a result of the IOM’s report addressing quality and safety issues in healthcare.

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