Nursing Issues On Patient Safety - page 15

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. How likely is termination?
    by bbcfan Dec 29, '13
    39
    monkeybug
  2. I wouldnt allow her to die -Hospice
    by Aznurse711 Jan 8, '14
    4
    imintrouble
  3. Patient abandonment?
    by BacktoBasics Dec 31, '13
    3
    nurseprnRN
  4. Sick
    by Saasy Dec 9, '13
    19
    KelRN215
  5. Safety in hospitals with unions
    by newgradchad Dec 25, '13
    4
    mdfog10
  6. Interruptions during my med pass
    Poll by Nspirit Aug 3, '13
    36
    Kaltia
  7. My patient had HIV and the flu but wore mask incorrectly
    • Closed
    by ssoxford Dec 23, '13
    39
    NRSKarenRN
  8. Another heparin protocol...
    by nyteshade Dec 22, '13
    14
    nyteshade
  9. A question on failure to sterilize equipment
    by ForeverALearner Dec 24, '13
  10. New job: "Don't worry about following the MAR" & other scary stuff
    by kak85 Jul 20, '13
    49
    CapeCodMermaid
  11. Let's not try to make them invalids or keep them invalids
    by Saiderap Oct 30, '13
    5
    canoehead
  12. Medication deviation... Patient right to know?
    by Kimberlyace Nov 23, '13
    9
    canoehead
  13. Practicing Out of Scope
    by DorselFin Nov 24, '13
    27
  14. Saw a nurse yelling at a patient in ICU
    by inspiredbynavy Sep 5, '13
    73
    sammiesmom
  15. medical error injection
    by jennifer009 Oct 31, '13
    42
    liketheairport
  16. tubex vs. syringe
    by meaganbuck Nov 20, '13
    7
    Anna Flaxis
  17. pt falls
    by ekeeven Oct 31, '13
    20
    imintrouble
  18. Reporting Critical Value..
    by BlizzAngel Nov 11, '13
    13
    prnqday
  19. Physicians Who Don't Do Assessments
    by 1RN4Christ Oct 15, '13
    33
    Umberlee
  20. Injury to patient. New nurse questions.
    by amandamichigan Nov 13, '13
    3
    Cosmo&Wanda
  21. Bedside Shift Reporting in combined Postpartum & Labor Unit
    by kmcma Nov 12, '13
    1
    monkeybug
  22. Med error??
    by determinedlpn Nov 2, '13
    4
    OCNRN63
  23. pt baths
    by ekeeven Oct 31, '13
    4
    jadelpn
  24. tb skin test after being vaccinated with bcg
    • Closed
    by krazievi3t6url Aug 2, '10
    14
    Esme12
  25. What critical vital signs would institute a rapid response
    by uniquegifts1 Jul 3, '13
    27
    KelRN215
  26. Medical error prevention
    by jxl377 Oct 22, '13
    9
    dudette10
  27. Protocol for dirty linen?
    by NRuiz Oct 22, '13
    29
  28. Need advice: Frequent falls of non compliant homebound pt with dementia
    by autumnlea Oct 17, '13
    44
    ktwlpn
  29. medical abuse?
    by sfaithj Oct 15, '13
    18
    CrunchRN
  30. Incorrect documentation co-worker, home care. HELP!!!
    by Kirbycrew7 Oct 13, '13
    6
    mluvsgnc

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