Nursing Issues On Patient Safety

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. I need advice
    by Stephienic Aug 23
    2
    Stephienic
  2. Would You Do This?
    by westieluv Aug 18
    7
    Marisette
  3. Nursing and practices that are not safe
    by Springdaisy Aug 25
    2
    BuckyBadgerRN
  4. Recordkeeping
    by champycj Aug 24
    1
    BuckyBadgerRN
  5. Safety issue: 2 high risk pt's: one fell during shift
    by LonghornChic Aug 9
    9
    crazin01
  6. Not firing a nurse for being unsafe
    by db2xs Aug 15
    9
    Carabella
  7. Why are we so complacent with high patient loads
    by Fullmetalnurse May 14
    12
    SmilingBluEyes
  8. Unsafe work conditions?
    by whitsj2 Jul 22
    9
    xtina15
  9. Sundowning and the risk of a patient fall
    by jm_emt Aug 16
  10. Anyone catch HIV from patients as a Nurse or Nursing student? My biggest fear!
    by FutureLPNNursing May 25
    25
    HouTx
  11. 1 year into nursing, still feel like things don't "click"
    by TarheelGirlx3 Aug 4
    6
    NursesRmofun
  12. How to advocate for safe staffing?
    by XxmercymexX Aug 2
    1
    Buyer beware
  13. Lifting Equiptment? Dos/Donts and Patient Safety
    by SexyFloridaGirl Jun 11, '13
    12
    jm_emt
  14. Treating Respiratory Failure With Ativan/Lorazapam
    by shellyscorner Jul 20
    23
    Horseshoe
  15. break? what's a break?
    by jhuff9292 May 10
    7
    toomuchbaloney
  16. False documentation... more common than you think.
    by OnlybyHisgraceRN Apr 26, '12
    107
    OrganizedChaos
  17. Alaris Pump Roller Clamp
    by deeterdey Jul 13
    4
    Lev <3
  18. Of course, it's always the nurse's fault.
    by vbarger28 Apr 4
    14
    BeenThere2012
  19. Central Line safety
    by NursingOR Jun 4
    9
    nynursey_
  20. The worst.
    by soyoureanurse Jun 19
    6
    nynursey_
  21. Tag team elopement
    by statcoffee Mar 19
    9
    hppygr8ful
  22. Worried That Doctor's Orders Will Hasten A Patient's Death
    by PrincessNur Jun 4
    54
    MunoRN
  23. That nagging feeling...
    by dudette10 Apr 24, '15
    77
    dudette10
  24. Filed 2 complaints with Corporate. What is the next step?
    by sarabellum1 May 25
    7
    calivianya
  25. Saw a needle on the floor...
    by mira_koreau May 25
    3
    Glycerine82
  26. Sacred Cow caUTI
    by h12md Jun 4
    1
    chare
  27. Delegation question
    by blueskyy May 26
    10
    jadelpn
  28. Pressure Ulcer Prevention
    by RLDickman May 18
    3
    MunoRN
  29. Picked up a resident.
    by AmIWrong? Apr 13
    6
    sallyrnrrt
  30. I harmed my first patient today.
    64
    Tabithaa711
  31. I can't believe that I made such a stupid mistake and am kicking myself!!!
    by RN Chaos Sep 16, '12
    55
    JBudd
  32. When a Confused Patient Smarter than a Doctor
    by Steve123 Dec 6, '13
    12
    Tfulton
  33. Feeling really bad!
    by Rehabnurse45 Apr 29
    8
    Lad345
  34. Is a patient out of my care if he is in another department off the floor?
    by BiohazardBetty Dec 31, '15
    27
    BiohazardBetty
  35. The Slow Code
    Article by TheCommuter Dec 5, '12
    169
    Mommavik

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