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. German Nurse Kills Pts
    Moved by nonnocere808 Jun 24
  2. The worst.
    by soyoureanurse Jun 19
    4
    soyoureanurse
  3. Tag team elopement
    by statcoffee Mar 19
    9
    hppygr8ful
  4. Anyone catch HIV from patients as a Nurse or Nursing student? My biggest fear!
    by FutureLPNNursing May 25
    19
  5. Of course, it's always the nurse's fault.
    by vbarger28 Apr 4
    9
    Pchaballa
  6. Central Line safety
    by NursingOR Jun 4
    7
    iluvivt
  7. Worried That Doctor's Orders Will Hasten A Patient's Death
    by PrincessNur Jun 4
    54
    MunoRN
  8. That nagging feeling...
    by dudette10 Apr 24, '15
    77
    dudette10
  9. Filed 2 complaints with Corporate. What is the next step?
    by sarabellum1 May 25
    7
    calivianya
  10. Saw a needle on the floor...
    by mira_koreau May 25
    3
    Glycerine82
  11. Sacred Cow caUTI
    by h12md Jun 4
    1
    chare
  12. Delegation question
    by blueskyy May 26
    10
    jadelpn
  13. Pressure Ulcer Prevention
    by RLDickman May 18
    3
    MunoRN
  14. Picked up a resident.
    by AmIWrong? Apr 13
    6
    sallyrnrrt
  15. I harmed my first patient today.
    64
    Tabithaa711
  16. Why are we so complacent with high patient loads
    by Fullmetalnurse May 14
    8
    RNdynamic
  17. break? what's a break?
    by jhuff9292 May 10
    5
    Sue Damonas
  18. I can't believe that I made such a stupid mistake and am kicking myself!!!
    by RN Chaos Sep 16, '12
    55
    JBudd
  19. When a Confused Patient Smarter than a Doctor
    by Steve123 Dec 6, '13
    12
    Tfulton
  20. Feeling really bad!
    by Rehabnurse45 Apr 29
    8
    ragdahlia
  21. Is a patient out of my care if he is in another department off the floor?
    by BiohazardBetty Dec 31, '15
    27
    BiohazardBetty
  22. The Slow Code
    Article by TheCommuter Dec 5, '12
    169
    Mommavik
  23. What more can I do as a nurse?
    by Mis228 Mar 23
    2
    Mommavik
  24. Help Me Decide!
    by RexRN Apr 15
    2
    Mommavik
  25. Nurses Notes: Guidelines On What Not To Chart
    Article Nurse Student FAQs by TheCommuter Mar 22, '14
    54
    Sadala
  26. didn't call about anticoagulation
    by sweetstrwbrry1 Mar 26
    11
    canoehead
  27. Medication Error Statistics
    by McBx3 Jan 27
    3
    fibroblast
  28. Head injury, Haldol, catheter, restraints?
    • Closed
    by DeeTribeste Mar 29
    1
    JustBeachyNurse
  29. RCA meeting
    by RnH15 Mar 24
    2
    RNNPICU
  30. iv infiltration help
    by JaxJax5423 Feb 20
    5
    JaxJax5423
  31. Amiodarone
    by BecomingNursey Feb 4
    17
    canned_bread
  32. Dialysis Subclavian line antibiotics.
    by ArvinC EMT Feb 29
    32
    Twinmom06
  33. Turns q2h
    by CBsMommy Aug 15, '11
    12
    emetts
  34. C-Diff Isolation
    by RexRN Feb 17
    10
    Wrench Party
  35. I added Aquadest on it, didn't I? Omygod! That's alcohol 70%!
    by chadvena Dec 12, '15
    8
    calivianya

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