Nursing Issues On Patient Safety

Patient safety is a critical component of the care Nurses deliver as we endeavor to prevent harm. Topics will include fall preventions, how to improve documentation, implementing strategies to intercept medication errors, assessment and follow-up, wrong-site surgery, nurse-to-patient ratios as well as other issues that place our patients at risk for harm.

  1. What is a half a patient?
    by KATNIC Mar 24
    5
    TriciaJ
  2. Double Checking subQ Insulin Requirement
    by KTakami25 Mar 8
    18
    angeloublue22
  3. A Stupid Mistake
    by ahcolwell Mar 24
    3
    NurseCard
  4. giving npo patient for egd food
    by RnMightyMouse Mar 23
    1
    kataraang
  5. Most efficient, easy way to stay UTD on new medicine?!
    by jen.lu Mar 22
    1
    vampiregirl
  6. Med tech
    by Michelle Bevan Mar 22
    3
    Here.I.Stand
  7. Okay to yell at the pharmacist for this?
    by T-Bird78 Mar 6
    10
    NanaPoo
  8. Sick from roof leaks and water damage at nursing home?
    by HappyCNA Mar 10
    11
    NanaPoo
  9. Auditing falls .. where to begin?
    by Anise4evr Feb 26
    6
    Eric Cartman
  10. Should I report the person who scheduled me to a patient I should not have been sitting?
    by Rayrayma Mar 16
    41
    Paws2people
  11. Frustrating
    by nursebeth77 Feb 26
    20
    Proverbs16:24
  12. Unsafe doctor...do I report it?
    by Munimula Feb 24
    16
    nursebeth77
  13. The Slow Code
    Article by TheCommuter Dec 5, '12
    172
    subee
  14. Canceled Patient Morphine Allergy
    by RNlife6 Feb 18
    12
    Ruby Vee
  15. Worried about skill mix
    by achapman763 Feb 7
    5
    srercg6
  16. getting reported to the board of nursing
    by sgregory0020 Feb 14
    2
    srercg6
  17. Your facility's policies on RESTRAINTS
    by Johnson3135, RN Feb 23
    1
    Double-Helix
  18. Drug theft/diversion at VA hospitals
    by RiskManager Feb 20
  19. Anxiety about diseases
    by ka2rn Dec 24, '14
    18
    sallyrnrrt
  20. comfort care order med dilemma
    by adra Feb 13
    4
    Here.I.Stand
  21. A large medical clinic management failure on so many levels
    by RiskManager Feb 8
    1
    Here.I.Stand
  22. Wrong side for amputation(loss of license)
    by TheAtomicStig_702 Oct 14, '16
    48
    RestlessHeart
  23. Anyone catch HIV from patients as a Nurse or Nursing student? My biggest fear!
    by FutureLPNNursing May 25, '16
    27
    MSUOUgirl
  24. Non-compliant Manipulative Patient
    by cinnybug Jan 19, '16
    36
    Tenebrae
  25. I can't believe that I made such a stupid mistake and am kicking myself!!!
    by RN Chaos Sep 16, '12
    63
    Amelia Montez
  26. I'm being investigated by the BON!
    by daisy_duke May 3, '15
    34
    Amelia Montez
  27. 2% of physicians account for half of the malpractice payments
    by RiskManager Jan 15
    2
    MaddieMT
  28. Staffing Ratios - New York
    by Spartacvs Jan 13
    9
    martymoose
  29. K and mag values overlooked
    by mikasa Dec 27, '16
    8
  30. What Can Be Done to Avoid this error?
    by callienewh Oct 29, '16
    11
    joyjan

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