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. Safety while on BT
    by Scruffyfy Apr 18, '12
    1
    SolaireSolstice
  2. My 9 year old patient was raped and required surgery
    • Closed
    by ssouthernyankee Dec 23, '08
    321
    ssouthernyankee
  3. New Nurse at New Clinic
    by Jurica Apr 3, '12
    4
    Altra
  4. Mandatory overtime in nursing -I need your help
    • Closed
    by PSUNURSE Oct 2, '03
    29
    booboo123
  5. Because It's always been done that way orders
    by Kimistian Mar 31, '12
    9
    Vespertinas
  6. Is that really a nurse?
    by alpha omega Mar 30, '12
    3
    CompleteUnknown
  7. rectal temps
    by cubs1fan Feb 28, '12
    5
    loriangel14
  8. chocking
    by redroses143 Mar 29, '12
    6
  9. Making it through Nursing School with Children
    • Closed
    by mommyrn Jan 6, '02
    40
    m.con
  10. Written up for false documentation...
    • Closed
    by NurseLoveJoy88 Mar 22, '12
    78
    tnbutterfly
  11. Patient Safety Ignored to Save Money
    by Wayzlost Mar 15, '12
    3
    lostinthedesert
  12. Learning to assert self with NCP's/PCT's
    by tigrbuttrfly Jan 11, '12
    14
    not.done.yet
  13. c-diff, contagious?
    • Closed
    by all4schwa Feb 26, '06
    19
    healthstar
  14. I was recently terminated
    by diligent-trooper Mar 5, '12
    9
    caliotter3
  15. What is Quality care?
    by Sarahalexis21 Mar 18, '12
    1
    Cr8zyamy
  16. insulin
    by newRN611 Mar 19, '12
    1
  17. Air Embolism in Infant
    by kk2021 Mar 14, '12
    9
    NicuGal
  18. How many hours of sleep do you require
    by ICAN! Feb 29, '12
    15
  19. Nurses Who Are Drug Addicts
    • Closed
    by jill48 Nov 17, '06
    215
    subee
  20. Precautions and Med Administration
    by microtutor Mar 10, '12
    4
    SolaireSolstice
  21. 2 dead, 7 injured in Western Psych shooting, Pittsburgh
    by Streamline2010 Mar 8, '12
    2
    frankie,RN
  22. This is the worse idea I have every heard of-not safe.
    by jlog.j Feb 29, '12
    21
    xoemmylouox
  23. Working nights, tons of work meetings scheduled during my sleep hours?
    by Jaimie.RN Feb 9, '12
    20
  24. Lack of standards in healthcare
    by esunada Mar 3, '12
    8
    GitanoRN
  25. Float ICU RN to Med-Surg?
    by mturner88 Jul 26, '11
    53
    jadelpn
  26. Post Op Care
    • Closed
    by onenutshy101 Dec 5, '03
    10
    sharkiern357
  27. What to do if a pt. aspirates???
    • Closed
    by limabean Jun 29, '05
    10
    leebrenda
  28. Staffing acuity tool name???
    • Closed
    by lee1 Nov 10, '02
    9
    Addienicco
  29. Blood Pressure -- when to monitor
    by onthemark Feb 27, '12
    2
    onthemark
  30. Nursing Student- Unclear Answers
    by msygrnbw Feb 22, '12
    4
  31. hyponatremia replacement
    by OreoCookie3 Feb 25, '12
    4
    Vespertinas
  32. Nurse to Patient Ratio
    by nrsggirl76 Feb 22, '12
    8
    jlog.j
  33. non painful Leg Blood Pressures
    by nursegrad Feb 15, '12
    3
    nursegrad
  34. Bedpan washer-spayer type
    by daconlon Feb 21, '12
    3
    Aeterna
  35. Preventing Patient Falls in the Hospital Setting
    by RNJoInMI Feb 23, '12
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