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. Violent Patient Issues
    by Lynx25 May 5, '12
    4
    Rob72
  2. What specific duties does a Licensed nurses Aide do?
    by lumbarpain May 5, '12
    4
    jadelpn
  3. Gave pt the WRONG blood!
    • Closed
    by codebluechic May 28, '01
    36
    traumaRUs
  4. Manager mad RN followed policy and procedure!
    by elfinM Nov 3, '11
    23
    WeepingAngel
  5. Staffing and Nurse assignments
    by JZ_RN May 6, '12
  6. RN- How do I get the most from CNA/s while not causing major conflict on the unit
    • Closed
    by kyrn1999 Jul 19, '07
    40
    sauconyrunner
  7. Legal issues with only one RN on the floor
    by photocodo Apr 3, '12
    13
    HonestRN
  8. suspension/possible termination
    by SeattleRN25 Apr 28, '12
    6
  9. Lvn...documentation error
    by Equus Apr 25, '12
    7
    8AsTheBest
  10. Question for RNs. . . current nursing problems.
    • Closed
    by Dove1019 Nov 23, '07
    16
    Rob72
  11. Too many hats
    by TonyaM73 Apr 18, '12
    10
    TonyaM73
  12. Anxiety in giving meds
    by DSkelton711 Apr 13, '12
    6
    DSkelton711
  13. Safety while on BT
    by Scruffyfy Apr 18, '12
    1
    SolaireSolstice
  14. My 9 year old patient was raped and required surgery
    • Closed
    by ssouthernyankee Dec 23, '08
    321
    ssouthernyankee
  15. New Nurse at New Clinic
    by Jurica Apr 3, '12
    4
    Altra
  16. Mandatory overtime in nursing -I need your help
    • Closed
    by PSUNURSE Oct 2, '03
    29
    booboo123
  17. Because It's always been done that way orders
    by Kimistian Mar 31, '12
    9
    Vespertinas
  18. Is that really a nurse?
    by alpha omega Mar 30, '12
    3
    CompleteUnknown
  19. rectal temps
    by cubs1fan Feb 28, '12
    5
    loriangel14
  20. chocking
    by redroses143 Mar 29, '12
    6
  21. Making it through Nursing School with Children
    • Closed
    by mommyrn Jan 6, '02
    40
    m.con
  22. Written up for false documentation...
    • Closed
    by NurseLoveJoy88 Mar 22, '12
    78
    tnbutterfly
  23. Patient Safety Ignored to Save Money
    by Wayzlost Mar 15, '12
    3
    lostinthedesert
  24. Learning to assert self with NCP's/PCT's
    by tigrbuttrfly Jan 11, '12
    14
    not.done.yet
  25. c-diff, contagious?
    • Closed
    by all4schwa Feb 26, '06
    19
    healthstar
  26. I was recently terminated
    by diligent-trooper Mar 5, '12
    9
    caliotter3
  27. What is Quality care?
    by Sarahalexis21 Mar 18, '12
    1
    Cr8zyamy
  28. insulin
    by newRN611 Mar 19, '12
    1
  29. Air Embolism in Infant
    by kk2021 Mar 14, '12
    9
    NicuGal
  30. How many hours of sleep do you require
    by ICAN! Feb 29, '12
    15
  31. Nurses Who Are Drug Addicts
    • Closed
    by jill48 Nov 17, '06
    215
    subee
  32. Precautions and Med Administration
    by microtutor Mar 10, '12
    4
    SolaireSolstice
  33. 2 dead, 7 injured in Western Psych shooting, Pittsburgh
    by Streamline2010 Mar 8, '12
    2
    frankie,RN
  34. This is the worse idea I have every heard of-not safe.
    by jlog.j Feb 29, '12
    21
    xoemmylouox
  35. Working nights, tons of work meetings scheduled during my sleep hours?
    by Jaimie.RN Feb 9, '12
    20
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