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. Fall Action Plans
    by Pattsey Jul 25, '14
    1
    amoLucia
  2. With-holding resuscitation on pt in the absense of a signed DNR order form? What?!
    by Cat_LPN Apr 21, '11
    29
    FLICURN
  3. Stupid mistakes
    by New picu Jul 5, '14
    16
    toomuchbaloney
  4. Verbal Read-back
    by dutchnurse69 Jul 19, '14
    10
    nurseprnRN
  5. LPN in a nursing home
    by dianeroseward Jul 16, '14
    1
    nurseprnRN
  6. PICC line or Port a Cath & Running Blood
    by 0.adamantite Jul 15, '14
    7
    iluvivt
  7. child safety
    by amoLucia Jul 9, '14
    32
    Delicate Flower
  8. I made a potential deadly transcription error
    by NurseReneeLPN123 Jul 19, '14
    3
    Ruas61
  9. DPH pressure ulcer
    by zumbaspinRN Jul 15, '14
    7
    jadelpn
  10. Diluting medication by pushing through a distal IV port
    by M_RN Jul 10, '14
    12
    classicdame
  11. Being asked to sign on treatments not done
    Poll by puppypower Jul 6, '14
    19
    classicdame
  12. Acetylcysteine
    by MedTrans68 Jun 29, '14
    21
    KelRN215
  13. LTC lack of reporting
    by smorgan1228 Jun 27, '14
    10
    kissbug26
  14. Coworker Politics v. Endangered Patient
    by atxgirlrn Jun 24, '14
    5
    toomuchbaloney
  15. HELP med error on my first day as a solo RN
    by cardiobaby Jun 23, '14
    9
    prnqday
  16. moderate sedation - a nurses right to refuse
    by ConcernedRN03 Jun 21, '14
    7
    Kooky Korky
  17. Safe Nurse Staffing for Patient Safety & Quality Care Act
    by j0yegan Feb 24, '14
    43
    herring_RN
  18. Would you hold Metformin fot a BS level of 149
    by Nola009 Feb 12, '14
    57
    Christy1019
  19. Should I Report?
    by Skeeter19910 Jun 19, '14
    9
    jadelpn
  20. am i reasonably resigning?
    by wakeuptothesun86 Mar 28, '14
    40
    RNlove17
  21. Patients Cheeking medications
    by sdegracia Jan 6, '14
    20
    LadyFree28
  22. I was written up and put back on orientation
    by Kalicokats Jun 14, '14
    30
    nurseprnRN
  23. ativan gel
    by lmss Jun 19, '14
    6
    MunoRN
  24. Nurses and Lunch Breaks in NYC
    by SonBSN Jun 4, '14
    22
    Here.I.Stand
  25. Right Decision?
    by Lylesmom Jun 17, '14
    6
    toomuchbaloney
  26. Higher patient load, higher acuity, and adverse events
    by snsbelcher Jun 2, '14
    12
    not.done.yet
  27. Possible needle stick
    by newgrad1988 Jun 12, '14
    10
    nurseprnRN
  28. Documenting allergies in computer programs
    by THERESAHALL May 29, '14
    11
    ParvulusPuella
  29. This is horrible: the doctors and staff won't do anything
    • Closed
    by Nola009 Apr 25, '14
    13
    Nola009
  30. Doctor insists I use expired Dilaudid on patients
    by Buffy31 May 29, '14
    46
    Buffy31

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