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Quality and Safety in Nursing: a Competency Approach to Improving Outcomes, Second Edition.

Sherwood G, Barnsteiner J, eds. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell; 2017. ISBN: 9781119151678.

The Crossing the Quality Chasm report provided a framework to improve quality and safety in health care. This publication draws on the six aims for quality outlined in the report to review core competencies, knowledge, and attitudes for safe nursing care. Topics covered include nurses as leaders, teamwork, and patient-centered care.