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.

Latest nursing topics sorted by date. All new topics can be found here.

CommentsLast
  1. Is it possible.....
    by Charon G Jun 9, '12
    29
    DizzyLizzyNurse
  2. Medication question
    by MPM2 Jul 4, '12
    7
    Ashley, PICU RN
  3. Patient falls off operating room table
    by orthonurse55 May 23, '12
    14
    student987
  4. Nurses reusing vacutainer hubs, tourniquets & blood-soiled trolleys for blood draws
    by AtheistRN Jul 1, '12
    5
    minnymi
  5. ACLS
    by latina2brn Jun 26, '12
    7
    Ashley, PICU RN
  6. Medication Errors
    • Closed
    by mikeyswife May 24, '08
    28
    itsmethestina
  7. Code Blue!
    • Closed
    by PinkAurora Sep 15, '05
    24
    PunkBenRN
  8. 12 hour shifts safe?
    by docomo Jun 30, '12
    2
    MunoRN
  9. Nurse to Patient Ratio
    by flg2008 Jan 16, '11
    59
    lindarn
  10. Can anyone help me understand patient ratios?
    by Maremma Jun 17, '12
    18
    Maremma
  11. Please, please, please remember the 5 rights!
    by Ashley, PICU RN May 13, '12
    44
    Scarlette Wings
  12. Are nurse patient ratio's safe with the numbers rising away?
    by Aubrianna Sep 29, '11
    23
    Scarlette Wings
  13. Possible exposure
    by KPierson10 Jun 26, '12
    1
    JZ_RN
  14. Alzhiemers
    by tsmason Jun 6, '12
    12
    Maremma
  15. Out of ratio and dirty rooms a ok!?
    by Chaotic Mind Jun 14, '12
    11
    applewhitern
  16. No success in refusing admits inappropriate to the unit...
    by NBMom1225 Jun 22, '12
    25
    morte
  17. New Nurse Horror Stories
    • Closed
    by Baking Nurse Jun 30, '08
    41
    GitanoRN
  18. Oral diabetic Drugs
    by silverhalide Jun 18, '12
    4
    happyinillinois
  19. Staff Issues not handled by DON
    by WhistlingNurse Jun 14, '12
    2
    AweSmiles
  20. Oral Airways on Telemetry floor
    by TravelJinx Jun 13, '12
    5
    TravelJinx
  21. "Someone tied a knot in that restraint"
    by Saiderap Jun 11, '12
    6
    That Guy
  22. Blood Transfusions
    by jab77 Jan 15, '10
    5
    wooh
  23. Reporting Errors
    by Vespertinas Apr 20, '12
    18
    Galaxy1
  24. Stool around femoral line: how do I get the rns to listen to a student?
    by SNB1014 Jun 7, '12
    13
    JZ_RN
  25. What will you do?
    by MissRN7 May 23, '12
    9
    wooh
  26. Mistakes we have made
    • Closed
    by LilpoRN Dec 18, '08
    84
    msjellybean
  27. Nurse-Patient load: normal or not? Need advice
    • Closed
    by redtintedpaperdoll Aug 8, '07
    10
    kellycinalli
  28. RN Responsibilities and liability for working in Adult Day Care in CA
    by amzyRN May 30, '12
  29. I love nursing but I'm too busy to:
    • Closed
    by Angie O'Plasty, RN Mar 19, '05
    43
  30. Snoring EMS dispatcher
    by imintrouble May 23, '12
    2
    Ashley, PICU RN
  31. Tracking errors related to fatigue?
    by marycarney May 19, '12
    4
    classicdame
  32. Exposure to body fluids but not allowed to go to ED for over 4 hours
    by ScrippsRN May 16, '12
    4
    llg
  33. Please advice
    by hrithrik May 15, '12
    5
    Sun0408
  34. Hourly Rounding
    • Closed
    by Erianne1074 Mar 4, '08
    119
    sauconyrunner
  35. Acceptable questions for nursing students to ask?
    • Closed
    by linnywho Jan 29, '08
    33
    canned_bread
Need Help Searching For A Topic?

Enter your keywords in the box below and we will display any 'Nursing Issues On Patient Safety' topics that matches your keywords.


Top