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. medication error
    by py2010 Oct 24, '11
    25
  2. informed consent
    by shortd Dec 6, '11
    12
    psu_213
  3. Is Ativan 10 mg po per dose too much?
    • Closed
    by lorster Feb 18, '06
    36
    shortd
  4. Need advice! Jeopardizing my license? Violation of hospital policy.
    by talrico Dec 1, '11
    20
    pyrazen
  5. ethics of holy water and Islam
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    by Carlos Casteneda Oct 14, '05
    26
    heron
  6. Any Peds nurses out there? I have a few ?s to ask...
    by RNAngelus Oct 23, '11
    20
    RNAngelus
  7. After my 12, I just want to go home! RANT
    by SweetseRN Nov 15, '11
    23
    erinberrin
  8. I am an RN and I have Osetogenesis Imperfecta
    by NightNurse876 Nov 21, '11
    11
    blueyesue
  9. serving alcohol to patients
    by mqurse37 Nov 5, '11
    42
    MomRN0913
  10. two Qs about administering insulin
    by neurontin Aug 14, '11
    16
    SweetseRN
  11. Nursing students...wow...
    • Closed
    by ThePrincessBride Nov 15, '11
    2
    traumaRUs
  12. is this a safety issue?
    by Ms.RN Nov 14, '11
    11
    Horseshoe
  13. The strategies that have been implemented to address the problem of medical errors
    by jenannebeard Nov 10, '11
    5
    nursej22
  14. Slow nurse response time is a danger to pt health
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    by SoCalCrafter Sep 9, '11
    49
    TheCommuter
  15. Reporting child abuse
    by Airidis Oct 26, '11
    21
    Rob72
  16. Patient safety issue with medical tech
    by luckynurse_1234 Nov 2, '11
    6
    kalevra
  17. Fall event
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    by indeed1212 Oct 27, '11
    3
    traumaRUs
  18. Patient Falls- national (USA) statistics desperately needed
    by nursingosaurus Oct 24, '11
    17
    Esme12
  19. duplication of services
    by blondeoverboard Oct 13, '11
    5
    blondeoverboard
  20. Slipper Socks question
    by imapsychrn Oct 11, '11
    5
    Poi Dog
  21. Pinning up long hair
    by annetter Sep 26, '11
    27
    Zombi RN
  22. Design Project Survey- Please look!
    by lklo Oct 6, '11
    3
    lklo
  23. Huge IV med error!
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    by MommaNurse08 Jul 14, '08
    17
    Merced
  24. Unlicensed personnel calling in prescriptions?!
    • Closed
    by bassbird Dec 12, '01
    39
    nurse jen 1979
  25. Unsafe Staffing
    • Closed
    by Melinurse Dec 12, '08
    15
    xtxrn
  26. Alaris pumps cutting off?
    • Closed
    by eftgirl Sep 16, '09
    13
    firstlight
  27. Epidural block
    • Closed
    by spicychap Sep 16, '11
    5
    traumaRUs
  28. Facebook Violations
    by CottonPuffCat Sep 10, '11
    20
    Rob72
  29. UAP d/c-ing peripheral IV's
    by Lorien_LPN Sep 8, '11
    19
    talaxandra
  30. Suspended for not doing as nursing super ordered
    by ED_Bound Aug 14, '11
    25
    Esme12
  31. New ER nurse
    by Brooke81 Mar 21, '11
    6
    maverickemt
  32. The Foley Story
    by Nurseik Jul 2, '11
    4
    CecileSF
  33. Giving IVTT meds at once and pt on morphine prec recieving trama
    • Closed
    by martheena08 Apr 13, '09
    3
    lady_avoidant
  34. Protecting a patient at risk for abuse or neglect
    by Lynx25 Aug 30, '11
    15
    Lynx25
  35. Near Miss at Prescribing Stage - What Would You do?
    by mmus Aug 23, '11
    21
    mmus
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