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. Staffing Ratios
    by ChiTownRN5 Oct 22, '12
    5
  2. Sandy Storm whom do I serve?
    by echoRNC711 Oct 28, '12
    75
    CrunchRN
  3. WFI was possibly used to prime a 3 way tap- Advice please!
    by Errin Oct 30, '12
  4. I need advice!
    by AryaJames Oct 29, '12
    4
    blugreeneyez
  5. When is it too late to intiate CPR?
    by myschuler Oct 19, '12
    19
    LiveandLearn88
  6. What happens start to finish when a patient codes?
    by crunchytaco Oct 19, '12
    4
  7. What to do when the Doctor wont call back??
    by sleepdeprived1 Oct 5, '12
    14
  8. Hand Hygiene - Code Word (shhh!)
    by Nissan350z Oct 23, '12
    4
    Anoetos
  9. Client safety incident reflect CNA/student nurse competency
    by mjp1985 Oct 22, '12
    1
    liveyourlife747
  10. Need a CEU class
    by cptcjt8 Oct 21, '12
  11. bariatric bed "too big"
    by mltbsncen Oct 19, '12
    2
    SolaireSolstice
  12. when is enough enough?
    by gloryfied Oct 16, '12
    2
    ange09RN
  13. incident report
    by theresa stone Oct 9, '12
    5
  14. Night Shift Nurses; Patient care and sleeping habits
    by quelynkaye Oct 8, '12
    3
    Silverlight2010
  15. Alternatives to Current Techniques Nurses Use to Prevent Back Injuries
    by meganahenson Oct 11, '12
  16. Skilled Nursing Facility grossly understaffed, only on night shift, unsafe. What 2 do
    Poll by ChelleNurse Oct 7, '12
    3
    Staragate
  17. Nursing Student
    by roxi2014 Oct 2, '12
    1
    gwapo
  18. Teaching CNA-1 classes & Std Precautions
    by mcneillmama3 Jun 1, '12
    10
    GDiFiore
  19. Fired for expressing concerns about patient safety and care!
    by hkrntobe Sep 24, '12
    104
    monkeybug
  20. Nursing and mandatory vaccines.
    by Summerlove1 Oct 1, '12
    1
    wish_me_luck
  21. New-ish RN, missed an order.
    by Herman66 Sep 30, '12
    5
    Aeterna
  22. False documentation... more common than you think.
    by OnlybyHisgraceRN Apr 26, '12
    94
    *4!#6
  23. Telemetry Nursing
    by ELMS54 Sep 27, '12
    6
    NayRN
  24. new grad RN reporting patient rights violation..
    by pkateRN Sep 6, '12
    7
    AtivanIM
  25. HOMEWORK** others thoughts on incident reports
    by BrnEyedGirl Sep 19, '12
    4
    BrnEyedGirl
  26. Labeling of pressors/high risk med IV bags
    by roma4204 Aug 24, '12
    9
    wooh
  27. Raising the index of suspicion: "Red flags "represent credible threats patient safety
    by NRSKarenRN Sep 6, '12
    2
    HyperSaurus, RN
  28. Forced to work longer than scheduled hours....
    by PrincessO Aug 12, '12
    39
    HyperSaurus, RN
  29. Open wonds covered with dry swabs?
    by mandihere Sep 12, '12
    6
    serenidad2004
  30. Pain Med Administration
    by nikkole318 Sep 6, '12
    4
    NewRN2008
  31. My boyfriend's ex is a drug seeker/substance abuser/narcotic pill popper
    • Closed
    by Queenofhearts_ Sep 14, '12
    19
    Esme12
  32. why nurses cannot have a nail polish..?
    by ar.en.greta Nov 13, '10
    53
    amygarside
  33. new nurse, trouble already
    by malenurseFl Sep 7, '12
    11
    amygarside
  34. A senoir refusing to bath.
    by mandihere Aug 26, '12
    9
    amygarside
  35. Female Catheterization and UTI
    by meatballgirl Sep 1, '12
    7
    nursel56
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