Bill Levinson's Nursing Blog

By Bill Levinson

Joined Oct 29, '04. Posts: 58 (21% Liked) Likes: 47

The following are articles I have written and shared with the nursing community. If you enjoy an article please leave a comment and tell me what you think.

Don't Blame the Nurse : Fix the System

The discussion forum cites numerous first-hand stories of how nurses have blamed themselves, or have been blamed by hospital administrators, for dangerous and sometimes fatal medical errors. In most cases, these incidents reflect far more on deficiencies in the systems in which nurses must work. Furthermore, a culture of blame discourages health care workers from reporting near-miss situations, while the identification of a person to blame deflects attention from the underlying... Read More →