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. Nursing and mandatory vaccines.
    by Summerlove1 Oct 1, '12
    1
    wish_me_luck
  2. New-ish RN, missed an order.
    by Herman66 Sep 30, '12
    5
    Aeterna
  3. False documentation... more common than you think.
    by OnlybyHisgraceRN Apr 26, '12
    94
    *4!#6
  4. Telemetry Nursing
    by ELMS54 Sep 27, '12
    6
    NayRN
  5. new grad RN reporting patient rights violation..
    by pkateRN Sep 6, '12
    7
    AtivanIM
  6. HOMEWORK** others thoughts on incident reports
    by BrnEyedGirl Sep 19, '12
    4
    BrnEyedGirl
  7. Labeling of pressors/high risk med IV bags
    by roma4204 Aug 24, '12
    9
    wooh
  8. Raising the index of suspicion: "Red flags "represent credible threats patient safety
    by NRSKarenRN Sep 6, '12
    2
    HyperSaurus, RN
  9. Forced to work longer than scheduled hours....
    by PrincessO Aug 12, '12
    39
    HyperSaurus, RN
  10. Open wonds covered with dry swabs?
    by mandihere Sep 12, '12
    6
    serenidad2004
  11. Pain Med Administration
    by nikkole318 Sep 6, '12
    4
    NewRN2008
  12. My boyfriend's ex is a drug seeker/substance abuser/narcotic pill popper
    • Closed
    by Queenofhearts_ Sep 14, '12
    19
    Esme12
  13. why nurses cannot have a nail polish..?
    by ar.en.greta Nov 13, '10
    53
    amygarside
  14. new nurse, trouble already
    by malenurseFl Sep 7, '12
    11
    amygarside
  15. A senoir refusing to bath.
    by mandihere Aug 26, '12
    9
    amygarside
  16. Female Catheterization and UTI
    by meatballgirl Sep 1, '12
    7
    nursel56
  17. Nursing issues
    • Closed
    by Micheal shawn Jul 23, '12
    4
    monkeybug
  18. Medication Range Doses-What if Patient Wants Less?
    by rrrrnnnn579 Jul 25, '12
    13
    Indy
  19. Do nurses make the worst patients?
    by Esme12 Mar 5, '12
    37
    Esme12
  20. 2 glove technique? HUHH?
    by RN1822 Aug 28, '12
    43
    matejamagdic
  21. Case Studies regarding tubing and luer Misconnections
    by nurse671 Aug 12, '12
    15
    xoemmylouox
  22. Rapid Response - primary RN
    by LouisVRN Aug 9, '12
    9
    iluvivt
  23. My TCU CPR policy
    by unsaint77 May 1, '12
    41
    sauconyrunner
  24. When to check the blood sugar
    by Mark Jones Aug 16, '12
    3
    clinicalnurse
  25. Bad Nursing?
    by Unique X Aug 13, '12
    4
    Aeterna
  26. Did I help or hurt him????  :(
    by Misslady113 Aug 4, '12
    36
    hiddencatRN
  27. afraid I may have spread mrsa
    by luellamae Aug 13, '12
    19
    sauconyrunner
  28. Question from a student
    • Closed
    by sairybear Aug 11, '12
    2
    Esme12
  29. Does your unit have to absorb the cost of sitters?
    by NBMom1225 Mar 6, '12
    23
    Esme12
  30. Full Code   DNR   DNI  DNO
    by AggieNurse99 Aug 11, '12
    3
    SuzieeQ
  31. New nurse still on orientation and first med error?
    by sleepdeprived1 Apr 27, '12
    41
    Susie2310
  32. ACLS
    by Bitsy07 Jul 26, '12
    12
    Bitsy07
  33. Shift-to-shift report in front of patient and family
    by Piglet08 Aug 6, '12
    28
    BluegrassRN
  34. Iv orders
    by kellycinalli Jul 19, '12
    20
    NayRN
  35. Forced to stay and work under mandatory evacuation?
    • Closed
    by squatmunkie_RN Jul 31, '12
    256
    Esme12
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