Mapping table with 10 competencies or skills mapped to related AACN Essentials and Outcomes

S. B. BSN

Jan 2021 D026 Quality Outcomes in a Culture of Value-Based Nursing Care

Mapping table with 10 competencies or skills mapped to related AACN Essentials and Outcomes

Competency/Skill                                      AACN Essential                                   AACN Outcome

Obtain a BSN, MSN preferred for accredited university. Essential I: Background for Practice from Sciences and Humanities Integrate nursing and related sciences into the delivery of advanced nursing care todiverse populations.
Leadership skills that emphasize ethical and critical decision making, effectiveworking relationships, and a systems-perspective. Mapping table with 10 competencies or skills mapped to related AACN Essentials and Outcomes Essential II: Organizational and Systems Leadership Apply leadership skills and decision making in the provision of culturally responsive,high-quality nursing care, healthcare team coordination, and the oversight and

accountability for care delivery and outcomes

Certification in Healthcare Quality. Background in Health Information Management, Case Management, or Quality Management. Understanding of healthcare environment and strong project management skills. Essential III: Quality Improvement and Safety . Analyze information about quality initiatives recognizing the contributions of individuals and inter-professional healthcare teams to improve health outcomes across thecontinuum of care
Applies evidenced-based outcomeswithin the system, resolves system problems, works as a change agent, and disseminates results. Essential IV: Translating and Integrating Scholarship into Practice Perform rigorous critique of evidence derived from databases to generate meaningfulevidence for nursing practice.
Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Power Point, Excel, Visio, Project)) Experience with Risk Management Software preferred but not required Essential V: Informatics and Healthcare Technologies Evaluate outcome data using current communication technologies, informationsystems, and statistical principles to develop strategies to reduce risks and improve

health outcomes.

Certification in Healthcare Quality. Background in Health Information Management, Case Management, or Quality Management. Understanding of healthcare environment and strong project management skills. Essential VI: Health Policy and Advocacy Examine the effect of legal and regulatory processes on nursing practice,healthcare delivery, and outcomes. Analyze how policies influence the structure and financing of health care,

practice, and health outcomes.

Exhibit excellent interpersonal skills in interpreting and communicating service and hospital goals, objectives and policies to current hospital staff and the nursing and non-nursing community. Essential VII: Interprofessional Collaboration for Improving Patient andPopulation Health Outcomes Advocate for the value and role of the professional nurse as member and leader of interprofessional healthcare teams. Understand other health professions’ scopes of practice to maximize contributionswithin the healthcare team.
Applies broad,organizational, client-centered, and culturally appropriate concepts in the planning, delivery, management, and evaluation of evidence-based clinical prevention and population care and services to the community. Essential VIII: Clinical Prevention and Population Health for ImprovingHealth Evaluate the effectiveness of clinical prevention interventions that affect individual and population-based health outcomes using health information technology and data sources. Design patient-centered and culturally responsive strategies in the delivery ofclinical prevention and health promotion interventions and/or services to individuals, families, communities, and aggregates/clinical populations
Advanced level of understanding of nursing and relevant sciences as well as the ability to integrate this knowledge into practice. Essential IX: Master’s-Level Nursing Practice Use leadership skills to teach, coach, and mentor other members of the healthcareteam. Apply the best available evidence from nursing and other sciences as the foundation for practice. Conduct a comprehensive and systematic assessment as a foundation for decision

making.

Provides leadership and direction with TJC accreditation efforts to improve the overall quality and safety of services within all service lines. Essential VII: Interprofessional Collaboration for Improving Patient andPopulation Health Outcomes Use effective communication strategies to develop, participate, and lead interprofessional teams and partnerships. Understand other health professions’ scopes of practice to maximize contributions within the healthcare team.