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Journal Article
Commentary

The critical need for nursing education to address the diagnostic process.

Gleason KT, Harkless G, Stanley J, et al. Nurs Outlook. 2021;Epub Jan 19   .

To reduce diagnostic errors, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) recommends increasing nursing engagement in the diagnostic process. This article reviews the current state of diagnostic education in nursing training and suggests inter-professional individual and team-based competencies to improve diagnostic safety.