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. Have you ever performed CPR? Results?:
    • Closed
    by SuzieVN Mar 31, '13
    51
    NRSKarenRN
  2. Help
    • Closed
    Video by blugreeneyez Mar 26, '13
    1
    traumaRUs
  3. Is legal to replace medication drawn up in a syringe back in the multi-vial
    by mdavisRN Mar 23, '13
    10
    Esme12
  4. Treatment of Shock Victims
    by bcardon Mar 16, '13
    3
    HouTx
  5. A doctor needs to be present to draw blood?
    by psu_213 Mar 18, '13
    47
    Miiki SN
  6. Unsanitary practice?
    by GraceNotes Mar 17, '13
    26
    lkulmann
  7. URGENT need advice on resident to resident abuse.
    by Vblub01 Mar 20, '13
    7
    monkeybug
  8. administered in a wrong site?
    by jelanne Mar 19, '13
    5
    EZshot
  9. Investigator wants to ask me about a patient death from this year... what do I do?
    • Closed
    by TxAnon Sep 24, '10
    21
    sirI
  10. How wrong can be right?
    by ellamazur Mar 19, '13
  11. Side rail stories
    by Bringonthenight Mar 12, '13
    9
    hodgieRN
  12. Reporting your employer to regulatory agencies
    by ari3l Mar 2, '13
    6
    lkulmann
  13. High patient ratio-that's just the way it is...
    by Hoosiernurse Feb 9, '13
    12
    lkulmann
  14. Travel nurse
    by SueQueRN Feb 25, '13
    4
    cjf0629
  15. Why my Patient did not Have Lunch Today.
    by Steve123 Feb 26, '13
    16
    wooh
  16. Patient fx hip after family refused alarm
    Poll by Emilyinsc Sep 30, '12
    100
    jrwest
  17. Nurse Overdosed NICU patient
    by Alimacoo Mar 6, '13
    3
    xoemmylouox
  18. Yield to wheels - need advice/suggestions for a hospital wide project.
    by markbeast Feb 20, '13
    2
    Nccity2002
  19. Co-signature for Insulin administration
    by MissRN7 Apr 11, '12
    48
    Vespertinas
  20. Help!
    by mnicole87 Feb 23, '13
  21. Staffing OB units with 2 nurses?
    by chrys_jenae Feb 19, '13
    5
    tewdles
  22. What is the first thing you do when you put a fall-risk pt in the bed?
    by Tyris Jan 27, '13
    46
    blackvans1234
  23. What would you do?
    by WldChrry Feb 18, '13
    7
    WldChrry
  24. NGT residual question..
    by maiohmai Feb 5, '13
    4
    eatmysoxRN
  25. 12 Hour Shifts
    by BigCSN Feb 6, '13
    17
    brandy1017
  26. The Failure of the Joint Commission
    by abbaking Apr 28, '10
    36
    stablesystole
  27. tricks/tips for putting cpap on peds patient?
    by millmick30 Feb 11, '13
    1
    monkeybug
  28. Refilling water pitchers
    by valeskav Jan 8, '13
    23
    Guitar_Heroine
  29. Dementia
    by nurseywifeymommy1 Dec 23, '12
    17
    ktwlpn
  30. Med Passers at Nursing Homes 8HR course and giving out NARCS ...
    by SpeakUp4ever Oct 18, '12
    16
    PunkBenRN
  31. Needlestick trauma
    by kellycinalli Jan 30, '13
    3
    kellycinalli
  32. Hep c + needlestick
    by johnson88aj06 Dec 15, '10
    17
    HepSiNurse
  33. Isolation patient question
    by ashleyelam Jan 31, '13
    3
    mariebailey
  34. Refreshing knowledge
    by raynstac7 Jan 28, '13
    2
    herring_RN
  35. California whistleblower law? Safe harbor?
    by cincin1 Jan 21, '13
    5
    herring_RN
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