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. new nursing practice in you hospital - patient safety ?
    by shosho99 Dec 30, '12
    5
    dee78
  2. Falls-alarms,etcfalls,alarms
    by jrwest Dec 29, '12
    12
    jacquelyn.
  3. Hand Hygiene Saves Lives, But Is It Realistic For All Nurses?
    Article by TheCommuter Dec 12, '12
    47
    macawake
  4. IM injection too high up?
    by lawrence4656 Dec 30, '12
    4
    lawrence4656
  5. Did I break the isolation code??
    by crunchytaco Dec 27, '12
    4
    Ntheboat2
  6. Lack of acute pain management for minimally conscious
    by planetstef Oct 16, '12
    12
    AmandaJoy
  7. MD's hand writing
    by marcos9999 Dec 14, '12
    16
    applewhitern
  8. Nursing errors? Charting inconsistencies?
    by sarahr Nov 2, '12
    3
    Sadala
  9. water pitcher mix ups in the hospital, how to avoid?
    by Tholi Nov 14, '12
    12
    Sadala
  10. Visitor silencing neighboring alarms
    by PediLove2147 Aug 23, '12
    48
    msjellybean
  11. How does this happen???
    by snbonbon Oct 22, '12
    25
    SionainnRN
  12. 12 hour shifts...dangerous?
    by ThePrincessBride Dec 4, '12
    65
    PMFB-RN
  13. Avoiding inadvertent IV injection of oral liquids
    by NRSKarenRN Sep 7, '12
    24
    nrsang97
  14. Help with research on patient fall reporting
    by Thelmasmom Oct 18, '12
    6
    NeuroICU_Sara
  15. First job and I am in total shock!
    by visionsbydean Nov 17, '12
    9
    MedChica
  16. Pill planners medication administration vs dispensing
    by Newengland12RN Dec 9, '12
    2
    mariebailey
  17. MD orders via computer
    by gracedRN Mar 9, '11
    29
    DoeRN
  18. Falsifying Documentation
    by scorpiaRN Nov 20, '12
    9
    Scorpia1027
  19. Wrote up a CNA
    by momof3nurse Nov 28, '12
    1
    monkeybug
  20. Has this happened to you
    by brendacg Nov 25, '12
    19
    Pistachio
  21. On a need to know basis? How would you approach such situation?
    • Closed
    by rksgray13 Nov 27, '12
    17
    NRSKarenRN
  22. Cliques & Bulling in LTC
    by Emilyinsc Oct 28, '12
    2
    IowaKaren
  23. Physically Asssulted at work
    by theview Nov 5, '12
    24
    edmia
  24. Environmental Sustainability Can Save Billions
    by NRSKarenRN Nov 13, '12
  25. ERCI: Top 10 Hospital Technology Hazards
    by NRSKarenRN Nov 13, '12
  26. Not getting report/hand off on patients
    by sleepdeprived1 Nov 7, '12
    7
    Altra
  27. How to respond to mgmt combining 2 high-acuity psych units in order to cut staff
    by Zoom14 Sep 20, '12
    12
    sleepdeprived1
  28. Staffing Ratios
    by ChiTownRN5 Oct 22, '12
    5
  29. Sandy Storm whom do I serve?
    by echoRNC711 Oct 28, '12
    75
    CrunchRN
  30. WFI was possibly used to prime a 3 way tap- Advice please!
    by Errin Oct 30, '12
  31. I need advice!
    by AryaJames Oct 29, '12
    4
    blugreeneyez
  32. When is it too late to intiate CPR?
    by myschuler Oct 19, '12
    19
    LiveandLearn88
  33. What happens start to finish when a patient codes?
    by crunchytaco Oct 19, '12
    4
  34. What to do when the Doctor wont call back??
    by sleepdeprived1 Oct 5, '12
    14
  35. Hand Hygiene - Code Word (shhh!)
    by Nissan350z Oct 23, '12
    4
    Anoetos
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