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. CPR Universal Precautions
    by ppsmi Sep 14
    7
    Lev <3
  2. Forbidden Extremity Sign and VTE in Arm
    by lapizius Sep 22
    1
    WKShadowRN
  3. 1 year into nursing, still feel like things don't "click"
    by TarheelGirlx3 Aug 4
    9
    NurseCard
  4. Bullied for reporting a med error by another nurse
    by StaffNurseMcS Sep 14, '13
    42
    Mas Catoer
  5. CPAP, a talk with my charge, and an unhelpful RT
    by x3divine Sep 16
    14
    Loracs72
  6. AMA safety
    by CNSnurse Sep 16
    5
    Boog'sCRRN246
  7. Cath Lab Code Blue
    by rubyagnes Sep 3
    4
    martymoose
  8. Medicare fraud
    by Magnoliaflowers Sep 10
    4
    Buyer beware
  9. I can't believe that I made such a stupid mistake and am kicking myself!!!
    by RN Chaos Sep 16, '12
    61
    Dafabb
  10. CNA: Patient and LVN: Patient ratio's in an ALF??
    by jennakay89 May 30, '10
    6
  11. Anyone catch HIV from patients as a Nurse or Nursing student? My biggest fear!
    by FutureLPNNursing May 25
    26
    smartnurse1982
  12. Sundowning and the risk of a patient fall
    by jm_emt Aug 16
    5
    Here.I.Stand
  13. PCA pumps and capnography
    by Double Dunker Sep 2
    5
    haunani
  14. med error on first shift
    by patcheslatches Aug 30
    5
    GreenOne
  15. Anyone know reliable strategies to obtain needed patient lifts?
    by jm_emt Aug 31
    1
    BuckyBadgerRN
  16. I need advice
    by Stephienic Aug 23
    3
    spowell16
  17. Not firing a nurse for being unsafe
    by db2xs Aug 15
    10
    db2xs
  18. Would You Do This?
    by westieluv Aug 18
    7
    Marisette
  19. Nursing and practices that are not safe
    by Springdaisy Aug 25
    2
    BuckyBadgerRN
  20. Recordkeeping
    by champycj Aug 24
    1
    BuckyBadgerRN
  21. Safety issue: 2 high risk pt's: one fell during shift
    by LonghornChic Aug 9
    9
    crazin01
  22. Why are we so complacent with high patient loads
    by Fullmetalnurse May 14
    12
    SmilingBluEyes
  23. Unsafe work conditions?
    by whitsj2 Jul 22
    9
    xtina15
  24. How to advocate for safe staffing?
    by XxmercymexX Aug 2
    1
    Buyer beware
  25. Lifting Equiptment? Dos/Donts and Patient Safety
    by SexyFloridaGirl Jun 11, '13
    12
    jm_emt
  26. Treating Respiratory Failure With Ativan/Lorazapam
    by shellyscorner Jul 20
    23
    Horseshoe
  27. break? what's a break?
    by jhuff9292 May 10
    7
    toomuchbaloney
  28. False documentation... more common than you think.
    by OnlybyHisgraceRN Apr 26, '12
    107
    OrganizedChaos
  29. Alaris Pump Roller Clamp
    by deeterdey Jul 13
    4
    Lev <3
  30. Of course, it's always the nurse's fault.
    by vbarger28 Apr 4
    14
    BeenThere2012
  31. Central Line safety
    by NursingOR Jun 4
    9
    nynursey_
  32. The worst.
    by soyoureanurse Jun 19
    6
    nynursey_
  33. Tag team elopement
    by statcoffee Mar 19
    9
    hppygr8ful
  34. Worried That Doctor's Orders Will Hasten A Patient's Death
    by PrincessNur Jun 4
    54
    MunoRN
  35. That nagging feeling...
    by dudette10 Apr 24, '15
    77
    dudette10

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