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. Pill planners medication administration vs dispensing
    by Newengland12RN Dec 9, '12
    2
    mariebailey
  2. MD orders via computer
    by gracedRN Mar 9, '11
    29
    DoeRN
  3. Falsifying Documentation
    by scorpiaRN Nov 20, '12
    9
    Scorpia1027
  4. Wrote up a CNA
    by momof3nurse Nov 28, '12
    1
    monkeybug
  5. Has this happened to you
    by brendacg Nov 25, '12
    19
    Pistachio
  6. On a need to know basis? How would you approach such situation?
    • Closed
    by rksgray13 Nov 27, '12
    17
    NRSKarenRN
  7. Cliques & Bulling in LTC
    by Emilyinsc Oct 28, '12
    2
    IowaKaren
  8. Physically Asssulted at work
    by theview Nov 5, '12
    24
    edmia
  9. Environmental Sustainability Can Save Billions
    by NRSKarenRN Nov 13, '12
  10. ERCI: Top 10 Hospital Technology Hazards
    by NRSKarenRN Nov 13, '12
  11. Not getting report/hand off on patients
    by sleepdeprived1 Nov 7, '12
    7
    Altra
  12. How to respond to mgmt combining 2 high-acuity psych units in order to cut staff
    by Zoom14 Sep 20, '12
    12
    sleepdeprived1
  13. Staffing Ratios
    by ChiTownRN5 Oct 22, '12
    5
  14. Sandy Storm whom do I serve?
    by echoRNC711 Oct 28, '12
    75
    CrunchRN
  15. WFI was possibly used to prime a 3 way tap- Advice please!
    by Errin Oct 30, '12
  16. I need advice!
    by AryaJames Oct 29, '12
    4
    blugreeneyez
  17. When is it too late to intiate CPR?
    by myschuler Oct 19, '12
    19
    LiveandLearn88
  18. What happens start to finish when a patient codes?
    by crunchytaco Oct 19, '12
    4
  19. What to do when the Doctor wont call back??
    by sleepdeprived1 Oct 5, '12
    14
  20. Hand Hygiene - Code Word (shhh!)
    by Nissan350z Oct 23, '12
    4
    Anoetos
  21. Client safety incident reflect CNA/student nurse competency
    by mjp1985 Oct 22, '12
    1
    liveyourlife747
  22. Need a CEU class
    by cptcjt8 Oct 21, '12
  23. bariatric bed "too big"
    by mltbsncen Oct 19, '12
    2
    SolaireSolstice
  24. when is enough enough?
    by gloryfied Oct 16, '12
    2
    ange09RN
  25. incident report
    by theresa stone Oct 9, '12
    5
  26. Night Shift Nurses; Patient care and sleeping habits
    by quelynkaye Oct 8, '12
    3
    Silverlight2010
  27. Alternatives to Current Techniques Nurses Use to Prevent Back Injuries
    by meganahenson Oct 11, '12
  28. Skilled Nursing Facility grossly understaffed, only on night shift, unsafe. What 2 do
    Poll by ChelleNurse Oct 7, '12
    3
    Staragate
  29. Nursing Student
    by roxi2014 Oct 2, '12
    1
    gwapo
  30. Teaching CNA-1 classes & Std Precautions
    by mcneillmama3 Jun 1, '12
    10
    GDiFiore
  31. Fired for expressing concerns about patient safety and care!
    by hkrntobe Sep 24, '12
    104
    monkeybug
  32. Nursing and mandatory vaccines.
    by Summerlove1 Oct 1, '12
    1
    wish_me_luck
  33. New-ish RN, missed an order.
    by Herman66 Sep 30, '12
    5
    Aeterna
  34. False documentation... more common than you think.
    by OnlybyHisgraceRN Apr 26, '12
    94
    *4!#6
  35. Telemetry Nursing
    by ELMS54 Sep 27, '12
    6
    NayRN
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