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.

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  1. PA Pt Safety Advisory: Unsafe Injection Practices Issue
    by GrnTea Dec 31, '12
    2
    JZ_RN
  2. new nursing practice in you hospital - patient safety ?
    by shosho99 Dec 30, '12
    5
    dee78
  3. Falls-alarms,etcfalls,alarms
    by jrwest Dec 29, '12
    12
    jacquelyn.
  4. Hand Hygiene Saves Lives, But Is It Realistic For All Nurses?
    Article by TheCommuter Dec 12, '12
    47
    macawake
  5. IM injection too high up?
    by lawrence4656 Dec 30, '12
    4
    lawrence4656
  6. Did I break the isolation code??
    by crunchytaco Dec 27, '12
    4
    Ntheboat2
  7. Lack of acute pain management for minimally conscious
    by planetstef Oct 16, '12
    12
    AmandaJoy
  8. MD's hand writing
    by marcos9999 Dec 14, '12
    16
    applewhitern
  9. Nursing errors? Charting inconsistencies?
    by sarahr Nov 2, '12
    3
    Sadala
  10. water pitcher mix ups in the hospital, how to avoid?
    by Tholi Nov 14, '12
    12
    Sadala
  11. Visitor silencing neighboring alarms
    by PediLove2147 Aug 23, '12
    48
    msjellybean
  12. How does this happen???
    by snbonbon Oct 22, '12
    25
    SionainnRN
  13. 12 hour shifts...dangerous?
    by ThePrincessBride Dec 4, '12
    65
    PMFB-RN
  14. Avoiding inadvertent IV injection of oral liquids
    by NRSKarenRN Sep 7, '12
    24
    nrsang97
  15. Help with research on patient fall reporting
    by Thelmasmom Oct 18, '12
    6
    NeuroICU_Sara
  16. First job and I am in total shock!
    by visionsbydean Nov 17, '12
    9
    MedChica
  17. Pill planners medication administration vs dispensing
    by Newengland12RN Dec 9, '12
    2
    mariebailey
  18. MD orders via computer
    by gracedRN Mar 9, '11
    29
    DoeRN
  19. Falsifying Documentation
    by scorpiaRN Nov 20, '12
    9
    Scorpia1027
  20. Wrote up a CNA
    by momof3nurse Nov 28, '12
    1
    monkeybug
  21. Has this happened to you
    by brendacg Nov 25, '12
    19
    Pistachio
  22. On a need to know basis? How would you approach such situation?
    • Closed
    by rksgray13 Nov 27, '12
    17
    NRSKarenRN
  23. Cliques & Bulling in LTC
    by Emilyinsc Oct 28, '12
    2
    IowaKaren
  24. Physically Asssulted at work
    by theview Nov 5, '12
    24
    edmia
  25. Environmental Sustainability Can Save Billions
    by NRSKarenRN Nov 13, '12
  26. ERCI: Top 10 Hospital Technology Hazards
    by NRSKarenRN Nov 13, '12
  27. Not getting report/hand off on patients
    by sleepdeprived1 Nov 7, '12
    7
    Altra
  28. How to respond to mgmt combining 2 high-acuity psych units in order to cut staff
    by Zoom14 Sep 20, '12
    12
    sleepdeprived1
  29. Staffing Ratios
    by ChiTownRN5 Oct 22, '12
    5
  30. Sandy Storm whom do I serve?
    by echoRNC711 Oct 28, '12
    75
    CrunchRN
  31. WFI was possibly used to prime a 3 way tap- Advice please!
    by Errin Oct 30, '12
  32. I need advice!
    by AryaJames Oct 29, '12
    4
    blugreeneyez
  33. When is it too late to intiate CPR?
    by myschuler Oct 19, '12
    19
    LiveandLearn88
  34. What happens start to finish when a patient codes?
    by crunchytaco Oct 19, '12
    4
  35. What to do when the Doctor wont call back??
    by sleepdeprived1 Oct 5, '12
    14
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