Nursing Issues On Patient Safety - page 13

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. Should I Report?
    by Skeeter19910 Jun 19, '14
    9
    jadelpn
  2. am i reasonably resigning?
    by wakeuptothesun86 Mar 28, '14
    40
    RNlove17
  3. Patients Cheeking medications
    by sdegracia Jan 6, '14
    20
    LadyFree28
  4. I was written up and put back on orientation
    by Kalicokats Jun 14, '14
    30
    nurseprnRN
  5. ativan gel
    by lmss Jun 19, '14
    6
    MunoRN
  6. Nurses and Lunch Breaks in NYC
    by SonBSN Jun 4, '14
    22
    Here.I.Stand
  7. Right Decision?
    by Lylesmom Jun 17, '14
    6
    toomuchbaloney
  8. Higher patient load, higher acuity, and adverse events
    by snsbelcher Jun 2, '14
    12
    not.done.yet
  9. Possible needle stick
    by newgrad1988 Jun 12, '14
    10
    nurseprnRN
  10. Documenting allergies in computer programs
    by THERESAHALL May 29, '14
    11
    ParvulusPuella
  11. This is horrible: the doctors and staff won't do anything
    • Closed
    by Nola009 Apr 25, '14
    13
    Nola009
  12. Doctor insists I use expired Dilaudid on patients
    by Buffy31 May 29, '14
    46
    Buffy31
  13. Is it acceptable nursing practice?
    by csimes Jun 2, '14
    7
    HouTx
  14. Equipment in pt rooms
    by nursling2012 Jun 5, '14
    1
    HouTx
  15. Research on catheter removal
    by crys1bigz May 29, '14
    5
    nurseprnRN
  16. morphine reduction in dying
    by joannotrealname May 31, '14
    5
    joannotrealname
  17. Blood clots & IV/central line tubing...When does this become a hazard!?
    by RN A May 19, '14
    21
  18. Low HR
    by joe007 May 20, '14
    20
  19. Triage Call Bell?
    by Esme12 Apr 9, '14
    39
    amberella123
  20. Can parents give medically fragile kids meds w/o Dr. order in homecare?
    by smartnurse1982 May 15, '14
    54
    KelRN215
  21. Dealing with arrogant staff
    by lumbarpain May 5, '14
    12
  22. ER help!
    by AubreyWinkler May 6, '14
    8
    macfar28
  23. How Would Hand Hygiene Save Lives!
    by Ahmed Elgameel Apr 3, '14
    4
    anon456
  24. Transportation Safety Question
    by fitzfan82 Apr 26, '14
    11
    Vanilla101
  25. Ethics
    by mstere May 5, '14
    13
    systoly
  26. Choked by a patient. How do you deal with this trauma?
    by 222mom222 Mar 12, '14
    59
    Here.I.Stand
  27. Our nurse-patient ratio changed for the worse... Help!
    by nurse carla espinosa Apr 19, '14
    4
  28. When a Resident Refuses
    by Nightowl_RN Apr 28, '14
    15
    ksrn20
  29. Issues w/staff
    by momo_2013 Mar 4, '14
    27
    toomuchbaloney
  30. Inappropriate discharge
    • Closed
    by Redmaile May 1, '14
    3
    Esme12

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