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. chocking
    by redroses143 Mar 29, '12
    6
  2. Making it through Nursing School with Children
    • Closed
    by mommyrn Jan 6, '02
    40
    m.con
  3. Written up for false documentation...
    • Closed
    by NurseLoveJoy88 Mar 22, '12
    78
    tnbutterfly
  4. Patient Safety Ignored to Save Money
    by Wayzlost Mar 15, '12
    3
    lostinthedesert
  5. Learning to assert self with NCP's/PCT's
    by tigrbuttrfly Jan 11, '12
    14
    not.done.yet
  6. c-diff, contagious?
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    by all4schwa Feb 26, '06
    19
    healthstar
  7. I was recently terminated
    by diligent-trooper Mar 5, '12
    9
    caliotter3
  8. What is Quality care?
    by Sarahalexis21 Mar 18, '12
    1
    Cr8zyamy
  9. insulin
    by newRN611 Mar 19, '12
    1
  10. Air Embolism in Infant
    by kk2021 Mar 14, '12
    9
    NicuGal
  11. How many hours of sleep do you require
    by ICAN! Feb 29, '12
    15
  12. Nurses Who Are Drug Addicts
    • Closed
    by jill48 Nov 17, '06
    215
    subee
  13. Precautions and Med Administration
    by microtutor Mar 10, '12
    4
    SolaireSolstice
  14. 2 dead, 7 injured in Western Psych shooting, Pittsburgh
    by Streamline2010 Mar 8, '12
    2
    frankie,RN
  15. This is the worse idea I have every heard of-not safe.
    by jlog.j Feb 29, '12
    21
    xoemmylouox
  16. Working nights, tons of work meetings scheduled during my sleep hours?
    by Jaimie.RN Feb 9, '12
    20
  17. Lack of standards in healthcare
    by esunada Mar 3, '12
    8
    GitanoRN
  18. Float ICU RN to Med-Surg?
    by mturner88 Jul 26, '11
    53
    jadelpn
  19. Post Op Care
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    by onenutshy101 Dec 5, '03
    10
    sharkiern357
  20. What to do if a pt. aspirates???
    • Closed
    by limabean Jun 29, '05
    10
    leebrenda
  21. Staffing acuity tool name???
    • Closed
    by lee1 Nov 10, '02
    9
    Addienicco
  22. Blood Pressure -- when to monitor
    by onthemark Feb 27, '12
    2
    onthemark
  23. Nursing Student- Unclear Answers
    by msygrnbw Feb 22, '12
    4
  24. hyponatremia replacement
    by OreoCookie3 Feb 25, '12
    4
    Vespertinas
  25. Nurse to Patient Ratio
    by nrsggirl76 Feb 22, '12
    8
    jlog.j
  26. non painful Leg Blood Pressures
    by nursegrad Feb 15, '12
    3
    nursegrad
  27. Bedpan washer-spayer type
    by daconlon Feb 21, '12
    3
    Aeterna
  28. Preventing Patient Falls in the Hospital Setting
    by RNJoInMI Feb 23, '12
  29. Communication Error Questions or Poll
    by dbarnes2 Feb 23, '12
  30. I Just Quit the Worst Hospital in Canada and It Feels Great!
    by giveface Feb 21, '12
    13
    giveface
  31. Drawing blood from PICC lines
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    by rileygrl11 Feb 3, '03
    55
    daconlon
  32. What it means to be in an "outbreak"
    by Aeterna Feb 14, '12
    11
    Aeterna
  33. Patient Safety
    by NettieSnook Feb 8, '12
    6
    jalves
  34. Vanco Administration Question Please!
    by suzi0612 Feb 15, '12
    14
    psu_213
  35. PPIs and CDiff.....
    by LobotRN Feb 8, '12
    2
    jmRNip
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