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. What happens start to finish when a patient codes?
    by crunchytaco Oct 19, '12
    4
  2. What to do when the Doctor wont call back??
    by sleepdeprived1 Oct 5, '12
    14
  3. Hand Hygiene - Code Word (shhh!)
    by Nissan350z Oct 23, '12
    4
    Anoetos
  4. Client safety incident reflect CNA/student nurse competency
    by mjp1985 Oct 22, '12
    1
    liveyourlife747
  5. Need a CEU class
    by cptcjt8 Oct 21, '12
  6. bariatric bed "too big"
    by mltbsncen Oct 19, '12
    2
    SolaireSolstice
  7. when is enough enough?
    by gloryfied Oct 16, '12
    2
    ange09RN
  8. incident report
    by theresa stone Oct 9, '12
    5
  9. Night Shift Nurses; Patient care and sleeping habits
    by quelynkaye Oct 8, '12
    3
    Silverlight2010
  10. Alternatives to Current Techniques Nurses Use to Prevent Back Injuries
    by meganahenson Oct 11, '12
  11. Skilled Nursing Facility grossly understaffed, only on night shift, unsafe. What 2 do
    Poll by ChelleNurse Oct 7, '12
    3
    Staragate
  12. Nursing Student
    by roxi2014 Oct 2, '12
    1
    gwapo
  13. Teaching CNA-1 classes & Std Precautions
    by mcneillmama3 Jun 1, '12
    10
    GDiFiore
  14. Fired for expressing concerns about patient safety and care!
    by hkrntobe Sep 24, '12
    104
    monkeybug
  15. Nursing and mandatory vaccines.
    by Summerlove1 Oct 1, '12
    1
    wish_me_luck
  16. New-ish RN, missed an order.
    by Herman66 Sep 30, '12
    5
    Aeterna
  17. False documentation... more common than you think.
    by OnlybyHisgraceRN Apr 26, '12
    94
    *4!#6
  18. Telemetry Nursing
    by ELMS54 Sep 27, '12
    6
    NayRN
  19. new grad RN reporting patient rights violation..
    by pkateRN Sep 6, '12
    7
    AtivanIM
  20. HOMEWORK** others thoughts on incident reports
    by BrnEyedGirl Sep 19, '12
    4
    BrnEyedGirl
  21. Labeling of pressors/high risk med IV bags
    by roma4204 Aug 24, '12
    9
    wooh
  22. Raising the index of suspicion: "Red flags "represent credible threats patient safety
    by NRSKarenRN Sep 6, '12
    2
    HyperSaurus, RN
  23. Forced to work longer than scheduled hours....
    by PrincessO Aug 12, '12
    39
    HyperSaurus, RN
  24. Open wonds covered with dry swabs?
    by mandihere Sep 12, '12
    6
    serenidad2004
  25. Pain Med Administration
    by nikkole318 Sep 6, '12
    4
    NewRN2008
  26. My boyfriend's ex is a drug seeker/substance abuser/narcotic pill popper
    • Closed
    by Queenofhearts_ Sep 14, '12
    19
    Esme12
  27. why nurses cannot have a nail polish..?
    by ar.en.greta Nov 13, '10
    53
    amygarside
  28. new nurse, trouble already
    by malenurseFl Sep 7, '12
    11
    amygarside
  29. A senoir refusing to bath.
    by mandihere Aug 26, '12
    9
    amygarside
  30. Female Catheterization and UTI
    by meatballgirl Sep 1, '12
    7
    nursel56
  31. Nursing issues
    • Closed
    by Micheal shawn Jul 23, '12
    4
    monkeybug
  32. Medication Range Doses-What if Patient Wants Less?
    by rrrrnnnn579 Jul 25, '12
    13
    Indy
  33. Do nurses make the worst patients?
    by Esme12 Mar 5, '12
    37
    Esme12
  34. 2 glove technique? HUHH?
    by RN1822 Aug 28, '12
    43
    matejamagdic
  35. Case Studies regarding tubing and luer Misconnections
    by nurse671 Aug 12, '12
    15
    xoemmylouox
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