Nursing Issues On Patient Safety - page 14

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. Alternatives to Current Techniques Nurses Use to Prevent Back Injuries
    by meganahenson Oct 11, '12
  2. Skilled Nursing Facility grossly understaffed, only on night shift, unsafe. What 2 do
    Poll by ChelleNurse Oct 7, '12
    3
    Staragate
  3. Nursing Student
    by roxi2014 Oct 2, '12
    1
    gwapo
  4. Teaching CNA-1 classes & Std Precautions
    by mcneillmama3 Jun 1, '12
    10
    GDiFiore
  5. Fired for expressing concerns about patient safety and care!
    by hkrntobe Sep 24, '12
    104
    monkeybug
  6. Nursing and mandatory vaccines.
    by Summerlove1 Oct 1, '12
    1
    wish_me_luck
  7. New-ish RN, missed an order.
    by Herman66 Sep 30, '12
    5
    Aeterna
  8. False documentation... more common than you think.
    by OnlybyHisgraceRN Apr 26, '12
    94
    *4!#6
  9. Telemetry Nursing
    by ELMS54 Sep 27, '12
    6
    NayRN
  10. new grad RN reporting patient rights violation..
    by pkateRN Sep 6, '12
    7
    AtivanIM
  11. HOMEWORK** others thoughts on incident reports
    by BrnEyedGirl Sep 19, '12
    4
    BrnEyedGirl
  12. Labeling of pressors/high risk med IV bags
    by roma4204 Aug 24, '12
    9
    wooh
  13. Raising the index of suspicion: "Red flags "represent credible threats patient safety
    by NRSKarenRN Sep 6, '12
    2
    HyperSaurus, RN
  14. Forced to work longer than scheduled hours....
    by PrincessO Aug 12, '12
    39
    HyperSaurus, RN
  15. Open wonds covered with dry swabs?
    by mandihere Sep 12, '12
    6
    serenidad2004
  16. Pain Med Administration
    by nikkole318 Sep 6, '12
    4
    NewRN2008
  17. My boyfriend's ex is a drug seeker/substance abuser/narcotic pill popper
    • Closed
    by Queenofhearts_ Sep 14, '12
    19
    Esme12
  18. why nurses cannot have a nail polish..?
    by ar.en.greta Nov 13, '10
    53
    amygarside
  19. new nurse, trouble already
    by malenurseFl Sep 7, '12
    11
    amygarside
  20. A senoir refusing to bath.
    by mandihere Aug 26, '12
    9
    amygarside
  21. Female Catheterization and UTI
    by meatballgirl Sep 1, '12
    7
    nursel56
  22. Nursing issues
    • Closed
    by Micheal shawn Jul 23, '12
    4
    monkeybug
  23. Medication Range Doses-What if Patient Wants Less?
    by rrrrnnnn579 Jul 25, '12
    13
    Indy
  24. Do nurses make the worst patients?
    by Esme12 Mar 5, '12
    37
    Esme12
  25. 2 glove technique? HUHH?
    by RN1822 Aug 28, '12
    43
    matejamagdic
  26. Case Studies regarding tubing and luer Misconnections
    by nurse671 Aug 12, '12
    15
    xoemmylouox
  27. Rapid Response - primary RN
    by LouisVRN Aug 9, '12
    9
    iluvivt
  28. My TCU CPR policy
    by unsaint77 May 1, '12
    41
    sauconyrunner
  29. When to check the blood sugar
    by Mark Jones Aug 16, '12
    3
    clinicalnurse
  30. Bad Nursing?
    by Unique X Aug 13, '12
    4
    Aeterna
  31. Did I help or hurt him????  :(
    by Misslady113 Aug 4, '12
    36
    hiddencatRN
  32. afraid I may have spread mrsa
    by luellamae Aug 13, '12
    19
    sauconyrunner
  33. Question from a student
    • Closed
    by sairybear Aug 11, '12
    2
    Esme12
  34. Does your unit have to absorb the cost of sitters?
    by NBMom1225 Mar 6, '12
    23
    Esme12
  35. Full Code   DNR   DNI  DNO
    by AggieNurse99 Aug 11, '12
    3
    SuzieeQ

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