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. Flu shot and GBS
    by Gyurkiv Dec 1
    5
    MunoRN
  2. Treating Respiratory Failure With Ativan/Lorazapam
    by shellyscorner Jul 20
    28
  3. Possible TB Exposure?
    • Closed
    by FeministRN Dec 2
    2
    JustBeachyNurse
  4. Nurses Notes: Guidelines On What Not To Chart
    Article FAQs by TheCommuter Mar 22, '14
    55
    Garden,RN
  5. Is my safety compromised?
    by Cmtz108 Oct 31
    12
    canoehead
  6. Using Equipment with no Training?
    by NeuroRNny Nov 21
    10
    ckm2
  7. What Can Be Done to Avoid this error?
    by callienewh Oct 29
    10
    canoehead
  8. Would you report this error?
    by caffeinatednurse Oct 23
    32
    SCFreeman
  9. Whistle blower/terminated
    by CaliGena Oct 21
    12
    canoehead
  10. nurse call response times in Ontario hospitals
    • Closed
    by fizzydrinks Oct 15
    76
    traumaRUs
  11. Bed Bugs
    by Prissilla1484 Nov 6, '10
    17
    LJ109
  12. Senate act for minimum nurse to patient ratios.
    by BeenThere2012 Oct 6
    5
    chare
  13. Bedpan dilemma
    by Pennyrieder May 12, '14
    22
    Double-Helix
  14. 1 year into nursing, still feel like things don't "click"
    by TarheelGirlx3 Aug 4
    12
    Cowboyardee
  15. Forbidden Extremity Sign and VTE in Arm
    by lapizius Sep 22
    4
    oceanblue52
  16. Unsafe work conditions?
    by whitsj2 Jul 22
    10
    BeenThere2012
  17. Why are we so complacent with high patient loads
    by Fullmetalnurse May 14
    13
    BeenThere2012
  18. Does your hospital go on diversion
    by NurseDMSN Nov 22, '15
    12
    mmc51264
  19. Urinary Catheter
    by lulu_mata11 Sep 30
    3
    kataraang
  20. CPAP, a talk with my charge, and an unhelpful RT
    by x3divine Sep 16
    16
    Tenebrae
  21. Bullied for reporting a med error by another nurse
    by StaffNurseMcS Sep 14, '13
    48
    BeenThere2012
  22. CPR Universal Precautions
    by ppsmi Sep 14
    8
    paroxetina
  23. AMA safety
    by CNSnurse Sep 16
    5
    Boog'sCRRN246
  24. Cath Lab Code Blue
    by rubyagnes Sep 3
    4
    martymoose
  25. Medicare fraud
    by Magnoliaflowers Sep 10
    4
    Buyer beware
  26. I can't believe that I made such a stupid mistake and am kicking myself!!!
    by RN Chaos Sep 16, '12
    61
    Dafabb
  27. CNA: Patient and LVN: Patient ratio's in an ALF??
    by jennakay89 May 30, '10
    6
  28. Anyone catch HIV from patients as a Nurse or Nursing student? My biggest fear!
    by FutureLPNNursing May 25
    26
    smartnurse1982
  29. Sundowning and the risk of a patient fall
    by jm_emt Aug 16
    5
    Here.I.Stand
  30. PCA pumps and capnography
    by Double Dunker Sep 2
    5
    haunani

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