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. Anyone catch HIV from patients as a Nurse or Nursing student? My biggest fear!
    by FutureLPNNursing May 25
    4
    pixiestudent2
  2. Saw a needle on the floor...
    by mira_koreau May 25
    2
    NOADLS
  3. Filed 2 complaints with Corporate. What is the next step?
    by sarabellum1 May 25
    3
    sallyrnrrt
  4. Delegation question
    by blueskyy May 26
    6
    BuckyBadgerRN
  5. Pressure Ulcer Prevention
    by RLDickman May 18
    3
    MunoRN
  6. Picked up a resident.
    by AmIWrong? Apr 13
    6
    sallyrnrrt
  7. I harmed my first patient today.
    64
    Tabithaa711
  8. Why are we so complacent with high patient loads
    by Fullmetalnurse May 14
    8
    RNdynamic
  9. break? what's a break?
    by jhuff9292 May 10
    5
    Sue Damonas
  10. I can't believe that I made such a stupid mistake and am kicking myself!!!
    by RN Chaos Sep 16, '12
    55
    JBudd
  11. When a Confused Patient Smarter than a Doctor
    by Steve123 Dec 6, '13
    12
    Tfulton
  12. Feeling really bad!
    by Rehabnurse45 Apr 29
    8
    ragdahlia
  13. Of course, it's always the nurse's fault.
    by vbarger28 Apr 4
    7
    James W.
  14. Is a patient out of my care if he is in another department off the floor?
    by BiohazardBetty Dec 31, '15
    27
    BiohazardBetty
  15. The Slow Code
    Article by TheCommuter Dec 5, '12
    169
    Mommavik
  16. What more can I do as a nurse?
    by Mis228 Mar 23
    2
    Mommavik
  17. Help Me Decide!
    by RexRN Apr 15
    2
    Mommavik
  18. Nurses Notes: Guidelines On What Not To Chart
    Article Nurse Student FAQs by TheCommuter Mar 22, '14
    54
    Sadala
  19. didn't call about anticoagulation
    by sweetstrwbrry1 Mar 26
    11
    canoehead
  20. Tag team elopement
    by statcoffee Mar 19
    7
    amoLucia
  21. Medication Error Statistics
    by McBx3 Jan 27
    3
    fibroblast
  22. Head injury, Haldol, catheter, restraints?
    • Closed
    by DeeTribeste Mar 29
    1
    JustBeachyNurse
  23. RCA meeting
    by RnH15 Mar 24
    2
    RNNPICU
  24. iv infiltration help
    by JaxJax5423 Feb 20
    5
    JaxJax5423
  25. Amiodarone
    by BecomingNursey Feb 4
    17
    canned_bread
  26. Dialysis Subclavian line antibiotics.
    by ArvinC EMT Feb 29
    32
    Twinmom06
  27. Turns q2h
    by CBsMommy Aug 15, '11
    12
    emetts
  28. C-Diff Isolation
    by RexRN Feb 17
    10
    Wrench Party
  29. I added Aquadest on it, didn't I? Omygod! That's alcohol 70%!
    by chadvena Dec 12, '15
    8
    calivianya
  30. Standby? Can someone cover two Departments?
    by OBnurse2016 Feb 10
    2
    nurse lala
  31. Hand Hygiene
    by Dikid Oct 16, '15
    18
    xoemmylouox
  32. malpractice insurance
    by jennifer_58 Jan 17
    3
    GaryGonzalez
  33. Advice please about new office job-surgery office
    by TurannaRN Feb 4
    4
    TurannaRN
  34. A doctor needs to be present to draw blood?
    by psu_213 Mar 18, '13
    52
    hayest
  35. Medication Error Reduction
    by Brandi,RN Feb 3

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