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. Lvn...documentation error
    by Equus Apr 25, '12
    7
    8AsTheBest
  2. Question for RNs. . . current nursing problems.
    • Closed
    by Dove1019 Nov 23, '07
    16
    Rob72
  3. Too many hats
    by TonyaM73 Apr 18, '12
    10
    TonyaM73
  4. Anxiety in giving meds
    by DSkelton711 Apr 13, '12
    6
    DSkelton711
  5. Safety while on BT
    by Scruffyfy Apr 18, '12
    1
    SolaireSolstice
  6. My 9 year old patient was raped and required surgery
    • Closed
    by ssouthernyankee Dec 23, '08
    321
    ssouthernyankee
  7. New Nurse at New Clinic
    by Jurica Apr 3, '12
    4
    Altra
  8. Mandatory overtime in nursing -I need your help
    • Closed
    by PSUNURSE Oct 2, '03
    29
    booboo123
  9. Because It's always been done that way orders
    by Kimistian Mar 31, '12
    9
    Vespertinas
  10. Is that really a nurse?
    by alpha omega Mar 30, '12
    3
    CompleteUnknown
  11. rectal temps
    by cubs1fan Feb 28, '12
    5
    loriangel14
  12. chocking
    by redroses143 Mar 29, '12
    6
  13. Making it through Nursing School with Children
    • Closed
    by mommyrn Jan 6, '02
    40
    m.con
  14. Written up for false documentation...
    • Closed
    by NurseLoveJoy88 Mar 22, '12
    78
    tnbutterfly
  15. Patient Safety Ignored to Save Money
    by Wayzlost Mar 15, '12
    3
    lostinthedesert
  16. Learning to assert self with NCP's/PCT's
    by tigrbuttrfly Jan 11, '12
    14
    not.done.yet
  17. c-diff, contagious?
    • Closed
    by all4schwa Feb 26, '06
    19
    healthstar
  18. I was recently terminated
    by diligent-trooper Mar 5, '12
    9
    caliotter3
  19. What is Quality care?
    by Sarahalexis21 Mar 18, '12
    1
    Cr8zyamy
  20. insulin
    by newRN611 Mar 19, '12
    1
  21. Air Embolism in Infant
    by kk2021 Mar 14, '12
    9
    NicuGal
  22. How many hours of sleep do you require
    by ICAN! Feb 29, '12
    15
  23. Nurses Who Are Drug Addicts
    • Closed
    by jill48 Nov 17, '06
    215
    subee
  24. Precautions and Med Administration
    by microtutor Mar 10, '12
    4
    SolaireSolstice
  25. 2 dead, 7 injured in Western Psych shooting, Pittsburgh
    by Streamline2010 Mar 8, '12
    2
    frankie,RN
  26. This is the worse idea I have every heard of-not safe.
    by jlog.j Feb 29, '12
    21
    xoemmylouox
  27. Working nights, tons of work meetings scheduled during my sleep hours?
    by Jaimie.RN Feb 9, '12
    20
  28. Lack of standards in healthcare
    by esunada Mar 3, '12
    8
    GitanoRN
  29. Float ICU RN to Med-Surg?
    by mturner88 Jul 26, '11
    53
    jadelpn
  30. Post Op Care
    • Closed
    by onenutshy101 Dec 5, '03
    10
    sharkiern357
  31. What to do if a pt. aspirates???
    • Closed
    by limabean Jun 29, '05
    10
    leebrenda
  32. Staffing acuity tool name???
    • Closed
    by lee1 Nov 10, '02
    9
    Addienicco
  33. Needle stick injury
    by Blueorchid Jun 18, '11
    15
    chocolateheals
  34. Blood Pressure -- when to monitor
    by onthemark Feb 27, '12
    2
    onthemark
  35. Nursing Student- Unclear Answers
    by msygrnbw Feb 22, '12
    4
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