Nursing Issues On Patient Safety - page 12

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. saline flushes over infusion pump versus manual flush in peds
    by choarn Jun 12, '10
    11
    iluvivt
  2. Nurse responsibility out of working hours
    • Closed
    by tatyana1973 Jul 28, '14
    7
    jadelpn
  3. Fall Action Plans
    by Pattsey Jul 25, '14
    1
    amoLucia
  4. With-holding resuscitation on pt in the absense of a signed DNR order form? What?!
    by Cat_LPN Apr 21, '11
    29
    FLICURN
  5. Stupid mistakes
    by New picu Jul 5, '14
    16
    toomuchbaloney
  6. Verbal Read-back
    by dutchnurse69 Jul 19, '14
    10
    nurseprnRN
  7. LPN in a nursing home
    by dianeroseward Jul 16, '14
    1
    nurseprnRN
  8. PICC line or Port a Cath & Running Blood
    by 0.adamantite Jul 15, '14
    7
    iluvivt
  9. child safety
    by amoLucia Jul 9, '14
    32
    Delicate Flower
  10. I made a potential deadly transcription error
    by NurseReneeLPN123 Jul 19, '14
    3
    Ruas61
  11. DPH pressure ulcer
    by zumbaspinRN Jul 15, '14
    7
    jadelpn
  12. Diluting medication by pushing through a distal IV port
    by M_RN Jul 10, '14
    12
    classicdame
  13. Being asked to sign on treatments not done
    Poll by puppypower Jul 6, '14
    19
    classicdame
  14. Acetylcysteine
    by MedTrans68 Jun 29, '14
    21
    KelRN215
  15. LTC lack of reporting
    by smorgan1228 Jun 27, '14
    10
    kissbug26
  16. Coworker Politics v. Endangered Patient
    by atxgirlrn Jun 24, '14
    5
    toomuchbaloney
  17. HELP med error on my first day as a solo RN
    by cardiobaby Jun 23, '14
    9
    prnqday
  18. moderate sedation - a nurses right to refuse
    by ConcernedRN03 Jun 21, '14
    7
    Kooky Korky
  19. Safe Nurse Staffing for Patient Safety & Quality Care Act
    by j0yegan Feb 24, '14
    43
    herring_RN
  20. Would you hold Metformin fot a BS level of 149
    by Nola009 Feb 12, '14
    57
    Christy1019
  21. Should I Report?
    by Skeeter19910 Jun 19, '14
    9
    jadelpn
  22. am i reasonably resigning?
    by wakeuptothesun86 Mar 28, '14
    40
    RNlove17
  23. Patients Cheeking medications
    by sdegracia Jan 6, '14
    20
    LadyFree28
  24. I was written up and put back on orientation
    by Kalicokats Jun 14, '14
    30
    nurseprnRN
  25. ativan gel
    by lmss Jun 19, '14
    6
    MunoRN
  26. Nurses and Lunch Breaks in NYC
    by SonBSN Jun 4, '14
    22
    Here.I.Stand
  27. Right Decision?
    by Lylesmom Jun 17, '14
    6
    toomuchbaloney
  28. Higher patient load, higher acuity, and adverse events
    by snsbelcher Jun 2, '14
    12
    not.done.yet
  29. Possible needle stick
    by newgrad1988 Jun 12, '14
    10
    nurseprnRN
  30. Documenting allergies in computer programs
    by THERESAHALL May 29, '14
    11
    ParvulusPuella

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