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. Drug seeking patients?
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    by butter Apr 25, '01
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    sofla98
  2. Need help with BSN Paper for School on Health Care
    by bma008 Jan 31, '12
    3
    classicdame
  3. Administering IV Lasix & Albumin
    by futurern4 Feb 5, '12
    10
    Esme12
  4. Are You still footprinting infants in delivery for identification?
    by aimeern33 Jan 27, '12
    2
    NicuGal
  5. What would you do?
    by elfinM Jan 30, '12
    15
    bbie17
  6. Feeling pretty negligent and the size of an ant right now
    by mLPN79 Jan 26, '12
    8
    caliotter3
  7. RN doing conscious sedation non-intubated patient
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    by Surgerygirl Mar 11, '08
    45
    Babs0512
  8. pt safety question, please help
    by nurse12b Jan 7, '12
    20
    mazy
  9. Please Help Make Retractable Safety Needles Mandatory
    by LRB79 Nov 5, '11
    22
    AprettynewRN
  10. feeling down :(
    by OreoCookie3 Dec 31, '11
    15
    anotherone
  11. Medication delivery of late meds
    by FshnRN5920 Dec 5, '11
    9
    carolmaccas66
  12. No gloves ever?!?
    by dizzyray822 Feb 23, '11
    76
    sdprcrn
  13. Accuracy and Patient Safety vs Time Management
    by Goldenhare Nov 17, '11
    12
    dudette10
  14. medication error
    by py2010 Oct 24, '11
    25
  15. informed consent
    by shortd Dec 6, '11
    12
    psu_213
  16. Is Ativan 10 mg po per dose too much?
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    by lorster Feb 18, '06
    36
    shortd
  17. Need advice! Jeopardizing my license? Violation of hospital policy.
    by talrico Dec 1, '11
    20
    pyrazen
  18. ethics of holy water and Islam
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    by Carlos Casteneda Oct 14, '05
    26
    heron
  19. Any Peds nurses out there? I have a few ?s to ask...
    by RNAngelus Oct 23, '11
    20
    RNAngelus
  20. After my 12, I just want to go home! RANT
    by SweetseRN Nov 15, '11
    23
    erinberrin
  21. I am an RN and I have Osetogenesis Imperfecta
    by NightNurse876 Nov 21, '11
    11
    blueyesue
  22. serving alcohol to patients
    by mqurse37 Nov 5, '11
    42
    MomRN0913
  23. two Qs about administering insulin
    by neurontin Aug 14, '11
    16
    SweetseRN
  24. Nursing students...wow...
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    by ThePrincessBride Nov 15, '11
    2
    traumaRUs
  25. is this a safety issue?
    by Ms.RN Nov 14, '11
    11
    Horseshoe
  26. The strategies that have been implemented to address the problem of medical errors
    by jenannebeard Nov 10, '11
    5
    nursej22
  27. Slow nurse response time is a danger to pt health
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    by SoCalCrafter Sep 9, '11
    49
    TheCommuter
  28. Reporting child abuse
    by Airidis Oct 26, '11
    21
    Rob72
  29. Patient safety issue with medical tech
    by luckynurse_1234 Nov 2, '11
    6
    kalevra
  30. Fall event
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    by indeed1212 Oct 27, '11
    3
    traumaRUs
  31. Patient Falls- national (USA) statistics desperately needed
    by nursingosaurus Oct 24, '11
    17
    Esme12
  32. duplication of services
    by blondeoverboard Oct 13, '11
    5
    blondeoverboard
  33. Slipper Socks question
    by imapsychrn Oct 11, '11
    5
    Poi Dog
  34. Pinning up long hair
    by annetter Sep 26, '11
    27
    Zombi RN
  35. Design Project Survey- Please look!
    by lklo Oct 6, '11
    3
    lklo
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