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. stupid errors with no known harm/want to quit
    by luellamae Jul 19, '12
    11
    sauconyrunner
  2. Fish Scales
    • Closed
    by Pachinko May 7, '07
    11
    wogrop
  3. No lift policy
    • Closed
    by PaulG Jan 23, '04
    52
    hollierncrrn
  4. Why do some nurses guess on BP?
    by Dixon, future NP Jul 25, '12
    26
    GypsyJen
  5. ACLS
    by NurseyPoo7 Aug 3, '12
    3
    Hoozdo
  6. first error, in need of some support
    by yol0722 Aug 3, '12
    1
    iluvivt
  7. Med/Surg Charge Nurse on a Telemetry Floor?
    by achilliesomega3 Jul 21, '12
    3
    RNDTBP
  8. IV help:  specific questions about insertion site and advancing
    • Closed
    by vampireslayer Sep 4, '05
    17
    wishiwereanurse
  9. My first code-feedback appreciated!
    by sunnybabe Jul 23, '12
    34
    TSherrillSVNACC
  10. Is this considered patient abandonment?
    by lindsmith88 Jul 15, '12
    14
    nitngale88
  11. Code Blue Announcement
    by airborneinf82 Jul 3, '12
    31
    Lovelymo79
  12. Is it illegal for caregivers to administer meds in PA?
    Poll by CJcaregiver Jul 23, '12
    8
    NayRN
  13. Shouldn't Nurses Have the Power to Isolate Patients?
    by BostonTerrierLoverRN Mar 19, '12
    37
    Aeterna
  14. Conscious sedation staffing
    by bordercollienut Jul 21, '12
    1
    Surgicalcat
  15. JCAHO, how you annoy me.
    by brainkandy87 Jul 17, '12
    22
    wickeddiazrn
  16. Patient claims of Abuse
    by helpme, Apr 26, '12
    30
    helpme,
  17. Exeter Hospital employee led to an outbreak of hepatitis C
    by Esme12 Jun 15, '12
    32
    Esme12
  18. Nurse might not report incident
    by LovelyOverload Jul 18, '12
    10
    dudette10
  19. Patient Sitter
    by RedSoxFan84 Jul 18, '12
    3
    Ashley, PICU RN
  20. Frustrated need direction..please :o)
    by 4everstark Jul 13, '12
    5
    wooh
  21. Nursing order
    • Closed
    by PJROR Feb 16, '09
    10
    Nursynursemn
  22. New Nurse: 6 months on the job...UNSAFE PRACTICE?
    by TXRN2012 Jul 14, '12
    9
    CrunchRN
  23. IV Question
    by CapricaNurse Jul 14, '12
    4
    CrunchRN
  24. Medication Error how to pick up the pieces.
    by itsmethestina Jul 3, '12
    8
    Liddle Noodnik
  25. Chart checks
    by maelstrom143 Jul 11, '12
    11
    imintrouble
  26. What was the longest code you have been in?
    by turnforthenurseRN Jun 27, '12
    29
    Ruby Vee
  27. Medication errors
    by clgunner914 Jul 14, '12
    1
    Esme12
  28. Having a medication nurse?? Yes or No?
    by shipmanmisty May 30, '12
    10
    loriangel14
  29. This is EXACTLY why I don't like taking Verbal orders
    by OnlybyHisgraceRN Jul 7, '12
    13
    kindaquazie
  30. Neglect, or not? I think so, ADON disagrees...
    by littleone25 Jun 27, '12
    10
    tamadrummer
  31. Completely confused about this Foley Catheter issue...
    by SunSurfRN May 10, '12
    11
    withasmilelpn
  32. If a nurse leaves the unit without telling anyone...
    by mom1965 Jun 28, '12
    5
    caliotter3
  33. Am I unsafe to practice?
    by Need2Care May 24, '12
    20
    maelstrom143
  34. Question about PICC LINE: Air bubbles in line?
    by KaylaBabyBelle Jul 6, '12
    3
    maelstrom143
  35. Floating? I need your comments!
    by editor2rn Jul 4, '12
    25
    Dafabb
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