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. Nurse might not report incident
    by LovelyOverload Jul 18, '12
    10
    dudette10
  2. Patient Sitter
    by RedSoxFan84 Jul 18, '12
    3
    Ashley, PICU RN
  3. Frustrated need direction..please :o)
    by 4everstark Jul 13, '12
    5
    wooh
  4. Nursing order
    • Closed
    by PJROR Feb 16, '09
    10
    Nursynursemn
  5. New Nurse: 6 months on the job...UNSAFE PRACTICE?
    by TXRN2012 Jul 14, '12
    9
    CrunchRN
  6. IV Question
    by CapricaNurse Jul 14, '12
    4
    CrunchRN
  7. Medication Error how to pick up the pieces.
    by itsmethestina Jul 3, '12
    8
    Liddle Noodnik
  8. Chart checks
    by maelstrom143 Jul 11, '12
    11
    imintrouble
  9. What was the longest code you have been in?
    by turnforthenurseRN Jun 27, '12
    29
    Ruby Vee
  10. Medication errors
    by clgunner914 Jul 14, '12
    1
    Esme12
  11. Having a medication nurse?? Yes or No?
    by shipmanmisty May 30, '12
    10
    loriangel14
  12. This is EXACTLY why I don't like taking Verbal orders
    by OnlybyHisgraceRN Jul 7, '12
    13
    kindaquazie
  13. Neglect, or not? I think so, ADON disagrees...
    by littleone25 Jun 27, '12
    10
    tamadrummer
  14. Completely confused about this Foley Catheter issue...
    by SunSurfRN May 10, '12
    11
    withasmilelpn
  15. If a nurse leaves the unit without telling anyone...
    by mom1965 Jun 28, '12
    5
    caliotter3
  16. Am I unsafe to practice?
    by Need2Care May 24, '12
    20
    maelstrom143
  17. Question about PICC LINE: Air bubbles in line?
    by KaylaBabyBelle Jul 6, '12
    3
    maelstrom143
  18. Floating? I need your comments!
    by editor2rn Jul 4, '12
    25
    Dafabb
  19. Vocera & other equipment
    by nocrn61 Jul 1, '12
    2
    JAR0607
  20. Nurse not assisting with a Code
    by hhurley Jul 4, '12
    12
    Ashley, PICU RN
  21. Glasses Will Make Your Veins
    by dorisc1981 Jul 3, '12
    3
    canned_bread
  22. Is it possible.....
    by Charon G Jun 9, '12
    29
    DizzyLizzyNurse
  23. Medication question
    by MPM2 Jul 4, '12
    7
    Ashley, PICU RN
  24. Patient falls off operating room table
    by orthonurse55 May 23, '12
    14
    student987
  25. Nurses reusing vacutainer hubs, tourniquets & blood-soiled trolleys for blood draws
    by AtheistRN Jul 1, '12
    5
    minnymi
  26. ACLS
    by latina2brn Jun 26, '12
    7
    Ashley, PICU RN
  27. Medication Errors
    • Closed
    by mikeyswife May 24, '08
    28
    itsmethestina
  28. Code Blue!
    • Closed
    by vegnurse21 Sep 15, '05
    24
    PunkBenRN
  29. 12 hour shifts safe?
    by docomo Jun 30, '12
    2
    MunoRN
  30. Nurse to Patient Ratio
    by flg2008 Jan 16, '11
    59
    lindarn
  31. Can anyone help me understand patient ratios?
    by Maremma Jun 17, '12
    18
    Maremma
  32. Please, please, please remember the 5 rights!
    by Ashley, PICU RN May 13, '12
    44
    Scarlette Wings
  33. Are nurse patient ratio's safe with the numbers rising away?
    by Aubrianna Sep 29, '11
    23
    Scarlette Wings
  34. Possible exposure
    by thebeatingheart Jun 26, '12
    1
    JZ_RN
  35. Alzhiemers
    by tsmason Jun 6, '12
    12
    Maremma

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