Nursing education curriculum for improving patient safety

Mojtaba Vaismoradi


In preparing future nurses who are competent to provide safe care, nursing education has an important role in developing knowledge, skills, and attitudes of nurses. This article aims to present important points about the incorporation of patient safety into the nursing education curriculum for improving patient outcomes. It is concluded that policy makers and educators should attend the development of necessary competencies in nurses, bring creativity into the style of patient safety education, and consider the cultural specific aspects of the phenomenon of patient safety during designing nursing education curricula.

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Journal of Nursing Education and Practice

ISSN 1925-4040 (Print)   ISSN 1925-4059 (Online)

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