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. Staff Issues not handled by DON
    by WhistlingNurse Jun 14, '12
    2
    AweSmiles
  2. Oral Airways on Telemetry floor
    by TravelJinx Jun 13, '12
    5
    TravelJinx
  3. "Someone tied a knot in that restraint"
    by Saiderap Jun 11, '12
    6
    That Guy
  4. Blood Transfusions
    by jab77 Jan 15, '10
    5
    wooh
  5. Reporting Errors
    by Vespertinas Apr 20, '12
    18
    Galaxy1
  6. Stool around femoral line: how do I get the rns to listen to a student?
    by SNB1014 Jun 7, '12
    13
    JZ_RN
  7. What will you do?
    by MissRN7 May 23, '12
    9
    wooh
  8. Mistakes we have made
    • Closed
    by LilpoRN Dec 18, '08
    84
    msjellybean
  9. Nurse-Patient load: normal or not? Need advice
    • Closed
    by redtintedpaperdoll Aug 8, '07
    10
    kellycinalli
  10. RN Responsibilities and liability for working in Adult Day Care in CA
    by amzyRN May 30, '12
  11. I love nursing but I'm too busy to:
    • Closed
    by Angie O'Plasty, RN Mar 19, '05
    43
  12. Snoring EMS dispatcher
    by imintrouble May 23, '12
    2
    Ashley, PICU RN
  13. Tracking errors related to fatigue?
    by marycarney May 19, '12
    4
    classicdame
  14. Exposure to body fluids but not allowed to go to ED for over 4 hours
    by ScrippsRN May 16, '12
    4
    llg
  15. Please advice
    by hrithrik May 15, '12
    5
    Sun0408
  16. Hourly Rounding
    • Closed
    by Erianne1074 Mar 4, '08
    119
    sauconyrunner
  17. Acceptable questions for nursing students to ask?
    • Closed
    by linnywho Jan 29, '08
    33
    canned_bread
  18. 10 Medical Errors That Changed Standards Of Care
    by All4NursingRN May 10, '12
    4
    wooh
  19. Violent Patient Issues
    by Lynx25 May 5, '12
    4
    Rob72
  20. What specific duties does a Licensed nurses Aide do?
    by lumbarpain May 5, '12
    4
    jadelpn
  21. Gave pt the WRONG blood!
    • Closed
    by codebluechic May 28, '01
    36
    traumaRUs
  22. Manager mad RN followed policy and procedure!
    by elfinM Nov 3, '11
    23
    WeepingAngel
  23. Staffing and Nurse assignments
    by JZ_RN May 6, '12
  24. RN- How do I get the most from CNA/s while not causing major conflict on the unit
    • Closed
    by kyrn1999 Jul 19, '07
    40
    sauconyrunner
  25. Legal issues with only one RN on the floor
    by photocodo Apr 3, '12
    13
    HonestRN
  26. suspension/possible termination
    by SeattleRN25 Apr 28, '12
    6
  27. Lvn...documentation error
    by Equus Apr 25, '12
    7
    8AsTheBest
  28. Question for RNs. . . current nursing problems.
    • Closed
    by Dove1019 Nov 23, '07
    16
    Rob72
  29. Too many hats
    by TonyaM73 Apr 18, '12
    10
    TonyaM73
  30. Anxiety in giving meds
    by DSkelton711 Apr 13, '12
    6
    DSkelton711
  31. Safety while on BT
    by Scruffyfy Apr 18, '12
    1
    SolaireSolstice
  32. My 9 year old patient was raped and required surgery
    • Closed
    by ssouthernyankee Dec 23, '08
    321
    ssouthernyankee
  33. New Nurse at New Clinic
    by Jurica Apr 3, '12
    4
    Altra
  34. Mandatory overtime in nursing -I need your help
    • Closed
    by PSUNURSE Oct 2, '03
    29
    booboo123
  35. Because It's always been done that way orders
    by Kimistian Mar 31, '12
    9
    Vespertinas
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