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. Do nurses make the worst patients?
    by Esme12 Mar 5, '12
    37
    Esme12
  2. 2 glove technique? HUHH?
    by RN1822 Aug 28, '12
    43
    matejamagdic
  3. Case Studies regarding tubing and luer Misconnections
    by nurse671 Aug 12, '12
    15
    xoemmylouox
  4. Rapid Response - primary RN
    by LouisVRN Aug 9, '12
    9
    iluvivt
  5. My TCU CPR policy
    by unsaint77 May 1, '12
    41
    sauconyrunner
  6. When to check the blood sugar
    by Mark Jones Aug 16, '12
    3
    clinicalnurse
  7. Bad Nursing?
    by Unique X Aug 13, '12
    4
    Aeterna
  8. Did I help or hurt him????  :(
    by Misslady113 Aug 4, '12
    36
    hiddencatRN
  9. afraid I may have spread mrsa
    by luellamae Aug 13, '12
    19
    sauconyrunner
  10. Question from a student
    • Closed
    by sairybear Aug 11, '12
    2
    Esme12
  11. Does your unit have to absorb the cost of sitters?
    by NBMom1225 Mar 6, '12
    23
    Esme12
  12. Full Code   DNR   DNI  DNO
    by AggieNurse99 Aug 11, '12
    3
    SuzieeQ
  13. New nurse still on orientation and first med error?
    by sleepdeprived1 Apr 27, '12
    41
    Susie2310
  14. ACLS
    by Bitsy07 Jul 26, '12
    12
    Bitsy07
  15. Shift-to-shift report in front of patient and family
    by Piglet08 Aug 6, '12
    28
    BluegrassRN
  16. Iv orders
    by kellycinalli Jul 19, '12
    20
    NayRN
  17. Forced to stay and work under mandatory evacuation?
    • Closed
    by squatmunkie_RN Jul 31, '12
    256
    Esme12
  18. Nursing Error
    by Mulan Aug 7, '12
  19. stupid errors with no known harm/want to quit
    by luellamae Jul 19, '12
    11
    sauconyrunner
  20. Fish Scales
    • Closed
    by Pachinko May 7, '07
    11
    wogrop
  21. No lift policy
    • Closed
    by PaulG Jan 23, '04
    52
    hollierncrrn
  22. Why do some nurses guess on BP?
    by Dixon, future NP Jul 25, '12
    26
    GypsyJen
  23. ACLS
    by NurseyPoo7 Aug 3, '12
    3
    Hoozdo
  24. first error, in need of some support
    by yol0722 Aug 3, '12
    1
    iluvivt
  25. Med/Surg Charge Nurse on a Telemetry Floor?
    by achilliesomega3 Jul 21, '12
    3
    RNDTBP
  26. IV help:  specific questions about insertion site and advancing
    • Closed
    by vampireslayer Sep 4, '05
    17
    wishiwereanurse
  27. My first code-feedback appreciated!
    by sunnybabe Jul 23, '12
    34
    TSherrillSVNACC
  28. Is this considered patient abandonment?
    by lindsmith88 Jul 15, '12
    14
    nitngale88
  29. Code Blue Announcement
    by airborneinf82 Jul 3, '12
    31
    Lovelymo79
  30. Is it illegal for caregivers to administer meds in PA?
    Poll by CJcaregiver Jul 23, '12
    8
    NayRN
  31. Shouldn't Nurses Have the Power to Isolate Patients?
    by BostonTerrierLoverRN Mar 19, '12
    37
    Aeterna
  32. Conscious sedation staffing
    by bordercollienut Jul 21, '12
    1
    Surgicalcat
  33. JCAHO, how you annoy me.
    by brainkandy87 Jul 17, '12
    22
    wickeddiazrn
  34. Patient claims of Abuse
    by helpme, Apr 26, '12
    30
    helpme,
  35. Exeter Hospital employee led to an outbreak of hepatitis C
    by Esme12 Jun 15, '12
    32
    Esme12

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