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. Female Catheterization and UTI
    by meatballgirl Sep 1, '12
    7
    nursel56
  2. Nursing issues
    • Closed
    by Micheal shawn Jul 23, '12
    4
    monkeybug
  3. Medication Range Doses-What if Patient Wants Less?
    by rrrrnnnn579 Jul 25, '12
    13
    Indy
  4. Do nurses make the worst patients?
    by Esme12 Mar 5, '12
    37
    Esme12
  5. 2 glove technique? HUHH?
    by RN1822 Aug 28, '12
    43
    matejamagdic
  6. Case Studies regarding tubing and luer Misconnections
    by nurse671 Aug 12, '12
    15
    xoemmylouox
  7. Rapid Response - primary RN
    by LouisVRN Aug 9, '12
    9
    iluvivt
  8. My TCU CPR policy
    by unsaint77 May 1, '12
    41
    sauconyrunner
  9. When to check the blood sugar
    by Mark Jones Aug 16, '12
    3
    clinicalnurse
  10. Bad Nursing?
    by Unique X Aug 13, '12
    4
    Aeterna
  11. Did I help or hurt him????  :(
    by Misslady113 Aug 4, '12
    36
    hiddencatRN
  12. afraid I may have spread mrsa
    by luellamae Aug 13, '12
    19
    sauconyrunner
  13. Question from a student
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    by sairybear Aug 11, '12
    2
    Esme12
  14. Does your unit have to absorb the cost of sitters?
    by NBMom1225 Mar 6, '12
    23
    Esme12
  15. Full Code   DNR   DNI  DNO
    by AggieNurse99 Aug 11, '12
    3
    SuzieeQ
  16. New nurse still on orientation and first med error?
    by sleepdeprived1 Apr 27, '12
    41
    Susie2310
  17. ACLS
    by Bitsy07 Jul 26, '12
    12
    Bitsy07
  18. Shift-to-shift report in front of patient and family
    by Piglet08 Aug 6, '12
    28
    BluegrassRN
  19. Iv orders
    by kellycinalli Jul 19, '12
    20
    NayRN
  20. Forced to stay and work under mandatory evacuation?
    • Closed
    by squatmunkie_RN Jul 31, '12
    256
    Esme12
  21. Nursing Error
    by Mulan Aug 7, '12
  22. stupid errors with no known harm/want to quit
    by luellamae Jul 19, '12
    11
    sauconyrunner
  23. Fish Scales
    • Closed
    by Pachinko May 7, '07
    11
    wogrop
  24. No lift policy
    • Closed
    by PaulG Jan 23, '04
    52
    hollierncrrn
  25. Why do some nurses guess on BP?
    by Dixon, future NP Jul 25, '12
    26
    GypsyJen
  26. ACLS
    by NurseyPoo7 Aug 3, '12
    3
    Hoozdo
  27. first error, in need of some support
    by yol0722 Aug 3, '12
    1
    iluvivt
  28. Med/Surg Charge Nurse on a Telemetry Floor?
    by achilliesomega3 Jul 21, '12
    3
    RNDTBP
  29. IV help:  specific questions about insertion site and advancing
    • Closed
    by vampireslayer Sep 4, '05
    17
    wishiwereanurse
  30. My first code-feedback appreciated!
    by sunnybabe Jul 23, '12
    34
    TSherrillSVNACC
  31. Is this considered patient abandonment?
    by lindsmith88 Jul 15, '12
    14
    nitngale88
  32. Code Blue Announcement
    by airborneinf82 Jul 3, '12
    31
    Lovelymo79
  33. Is it illegal for caregivers to administer meds in PA?
    Poll by CJcaregiver Jul 23, '12
    8
    NayRN
  34. Shouldn't Nurses Have the Power to Isolate Patients?
    by BostonTerrierLoverRN Mar 19, '12
    37
    Aeterna
  35. Conscious sedation staffing
    by bordercollienut Jul 21, '12
    1
    Surgicalcat
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