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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present the results of a content analysis of AJN articles as they reflect the historical and contemporary role of nurses in promoting patient safety.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. identify trends in nursing practice related to patient care and safety over the last century.
  2. recognize the major themes related to patient safety that were found throughout the years covered in this analysis.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: AJN0217B
Published: Feb 2017
Expires: 12/2/2022
Required Passing Score: 13/17 (76%)
Authors: Sonya L. Kowalski, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC; Maureen Anthony, PhD, RN
Categories: Education , Safety
Specialties: Education