Nursing Issues On Patient Safety - Page 11

Nursing Issues On Patient Safety - page 11

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. Higher patient load, higher acuity, and adverse events
    by snsbelcher Jun 2, '14
    12
    not.done.yet
  2. Possible needle stick
    by newgrad1988 Jun 12, '14
    10
    nurseprnRN
  3. Documenting allergies in computer programs
    by THERESAHALL May 29, '14
    11
    ParvulusPuella
  4. This is horrible: the doctors and staff won't do anything
    • Closed
    by Nola009 Apr 25, '14
    13
    Nola009
  5. Doctor insists I use expired Dilaudid on patients
    by Buffy31 May 29, '14
    46
    Buffy31
  6. Is it acceptable nursing practice?
    by csimes Jun 2, '14
    7
    HouTx
  7. Equipment in pt rooms
    by nursling2012 Jun 5, '14
    1
    HouTx
  8. Research on catheter removal
    by crys1bigz May 29, '14
    5
    nurseprnRN
  9. morphine reduction in dying
    by joannotrealname May 31, '14
    5
    joannotrealname
  10. Blood clots & IV/central line tubing...When does this become a hazard!?
    by RN A May 19, '14
    21
  11. Low HR
    by joe007 May 20, '14
    20
  12. Triage Call Bell?
    by Esme12 Apr 9, '14
    39
    amberella123
  13. Can parents give medically fragile kids meds w/o Dr. order in homecare?
    by smartnurse1982 May 15, '14
    54
    KelRN215
  14. Dealing with arrogant staff
    by lumbarpain May 5, '14
    12
  15. ER help!
    by AubreyWinkler May 6, '14
    8
    macfar28
  16. How Would Hand Hygiene Save Lives!
    by Ahmed Elgameel Apr 3, '14
    4
    anon456
  17. Transportation Safety Question
    by fitzfan82 Apr 26, '14
    11
    Vanilla101
  18. Ethics
    by mstere May 5, '14
    13
    systoly
  19. Choked by a patient. How do you deal with this trauma?
    by 222mom222 Mar 12, '14
    59
    Here.I.Stand
  20. Our nurse-patient ratio changed for the worse... Help!
    by nurse carla espinosa Apr 19, '14
    4
  21. When a Resident Refuses
    by Nightowl_RN Apr 28, '14
    15
    ksrn20
  22. Issues w/staff
    by momo_2013 Mar 4, '14
    27
    toomuchbaloney
  23. Inappropriate discharge
    • Closed
    by Redmaile May 1, '14
    3
    Esme12
  24. Urgent Mandate Question
    by Joeyy Apr 21, '14
    6
    Nola009
  25. Patient ratio
    by Catalina1318 Apr 24, '14
    1
    JustBeachyNurse
  26. The healthcare systems adoption of electronical interoperability through EMR
    by UTDGC Apr 18, '14
    1
    nurseprnRN
  27. Medication administration vs Patients wants
    by Notmarvin Apr 14, '14
    40
    toomuchbaloney
  28. Wrong documentation
    by Lola RN Apr 14, '14
    1
    toomuchbaloney
  29. Do you have a process if you disagree with discharge of a patient?
    by Codeblue1982 Mar 20, '14
    17
    nurseprnRN
  30. Made a PainMed Charting Error- help?
    by newnurse2014 Apr 7, '14
    6
    toomuchbaloney

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