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Testing the Nursing Quality and Safety Self-Inventory

Letourneau, Rayna M. PhD, RN; McCurry, Mary K. PhD, RNBC, ANP, ACNP

Journal for Nurses in Professional Development: September/October 2019 - Volume 35 - Issue 5 - p 275–280
doi: 10.1097/NND.0000000000000556
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The Nursing Quality and Safety Self-Inventory (NQSSI) is a valid and reliable instrument for measuring self-assessment of confidence in attaining Quality and Safety Education for Nurses competencies in student nurses. This article reports on the psychometric analysis of the NQSSI for newly licensed registered nurses. Findings support NQSSI as a valid and reliable instrument for nursing professional development practitioners to use to evaluate newly licensed registered nurses’ competency attainment and the effectiveness of transition to practice programs.

Rayna M. Letourneau, PhD, RN, is Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

Mary K. McCurry, PhD, RNBC, ANP, ACNP, is Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

ADDRESS FOR CORRESPONDENCE: Rayna M. Letourneau, PhD, RN, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 285 Old Westport Road, Dartmouth, MA 02747 (e-mail: rayna.letourneau@umassd.edu).

Online date: May 31, 2019

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