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. Canceled Patient Morphine Allergy
    by RNlife6 Feb 18
    10
    quiltynurse56
  2. Drug theft/diversion at VA hospitals
    by RiskManager 9:26 am
  3. Anxiety about diseases
    by ka2rn Dec 24, '14
    18
    sallyrnrrt
  4. comfort care order med dilemma
    by adra Feb 13
    4
    Here.I.Stand
  5. getting reported to the board of nursing
    by sgregory0020 Feb 14
    1
    morte
  6. A large medical clinic management failure on so many levels
    by RiskManager Feb 8
    1
    Here.I.Stand
  7. Worried about skill mix
    by achapman763 Feb 7
    4
    HouTx
  8. Wrong side for amputation(loss of license)
    by TheAtomicStig_702 Oct 14, '16
    48
    RestlessHeart
  9. Anyone catch HIV from patients as a Nurse or Nursing student? My biggest fear!
    by FutureLPNNursing May 25, '16
    27
    MSUOUgirl
  10. Non-compliant Manipulative Patient
    by cinnybug Jan 19, '16
    36
    Tenebrae
  11. I can't believe that I made such a stupid mistake and am kicking myself!!!
    by RN Chaos Sep 16, '12
    63
    Amelia Montez
  12. I'm being investigated by the BON!
    by daisy_duke May 3, '15
    34
    Amelia Montez
  13. 2% of physicians account for half of the malpractice payments
    by RiskManager Jan 15
    2
    MaddieMT
  14. Staffing Ratios - New York
    by Spartacvs Jan 13
    9
    martymoose
  15. K and mag values overlooked
    by mikasa Dec 27, '16
    8
  16. What Can Be Done to Avoid this error?
    by callienewh Oct 29, '16
    11
    joyjan
  17. Advice from fellow nurses regarding leaking catheter
    by Buster101 Jan 5
    3
    Double-Helix
  18. Nursing Safety and Passing NCLEX
    by Leno182 Dec 13, '16
    10
    nurse2033
  19. Patient's threatening violence
    by josephadn Dec 18, '16
    7
    nurse2033
  20. chest tube and cvad
    by nfeese Dec 13, '16
    4
    chare
  21. Flu shot and GBS
    by Gyurkiv Dec 1, '16
    8
    Wuzzie
  22. Treating Respiratory Failure With Ativan/Lorazapam
    by shellyscorner Jul 20, '16
    28
  23. Possible TB Exposure?
    • Closed
    by FeministRN Dec 2, '16
    2
    JustBeachyNurse
  24. Nurses Notes: Guidelines On What Not To Chart
    Article FAQs by TheCommuter Mar 22, '14
    55
    Garden,RN
  25. Is my safety compromised?
    by Cmtz108 Oct 31, '16
    12
    canoehead
  26. Using Equipment with no Training?
    by NeuroRNny Nov 21, '16
    10
    ckm2
  27. Would you report this error?
    by caffeinatednurse Oct 23, '16
    32
    SCFreeman
  28. Whistle blower/terminated
    by CaliGena Oct 21, '16
    12
    canoehead
  29. nurse call response times in Ontario hospitals
    • Closed
    by fizzydrinks Oct 15, '16
    76
    traumaRUs
  30. Bed Bugs
    by Prissilla1484 Nov 6, '10
    17
    LJ109

close