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. Communication Error Questions or Poll
    by dbarnes2 Feb 23, '12
  2. I Just Quit the Worst Hospital in Canada and It Feels Great!
    by giveface Feb 21, '12
    13
    giveface
  3. Drawing blood from PICC lines
    • Closed
    by rileygrl11 Feb 3, '03
    55
    daconlon
  4. What it means to be in an "outbreak"
    by Aeterna Feb 14, '12
    11
    Aeterna
  5. Patient Safety
    by NettieSnook Feb 8, '12
    6
    jalves
  6. Vanco Administration Question Please!
    by suzi0612 Feb 15, '12
    14
    psu_213
  7. PPIs and CDiff.....
    by LobotRN Feb 8, '12
    2
    jmRNip
  8. Is this new nurse culture shock or is this plain out blasphemy?
    Poll by Marie.rn Jan 10, '12
    14
    IdrilRN
  9. ratio for intermediate care anyone?
    by jrwest Jan 15, '12
    8
    LynnLRN
  10. Drug seeking patients?
    • Closed
    by butter Apr 25, '01
    161
    sofla98
  11. Need help with BSN Paper for School on Health Care
    by bma008 Jan 31, '12
    3
    classicdame
  12. Administering IV Lasix & Albumin
    by futurern4 Feb 5, '12
    10
    Esme12
  13. Are You still footprinting infants in delivery for identification?
    by aimeern33 Jan 27, '12
    2
    NicuGal
  14. What would you do?
    by elfinM Jan 30, '12
    15
    bbie17
  15. Feeling pretty negligent and the size of an ant right now
    by mLPN79 Jan 26, '12
    8
    caliotter3
  16. RN doing conscious sedation non-intubated patient
    • Closed
    by Surgerygirl Mar 11, '08
    45
    Babs0512
  17. pt safety question, please help
    by nurse12b Jan 7, '12
    20
    mazy
  18. Please Help Make Retractable Safety Needles Mandatory
    by LRB79 Nov 5, '11
    22
    AprettynewRN
  19. feeling down :(
    by OreoCookie3 Dec 31, '11
    15
    anotherone
  20. Medication delivery of late meds
    by FshnRN5920 Dec 5, '11
    9
    carolmaccas66
  21. No gloves ever?!?
    by dizzyray822 Feb 23, '11
    76
    sdprcrn
  22. Accuracy and Patient Safety vs Time Management
    by Goldenhare Nov 17, '11
    12
    dudette10
  23. medication error
    by py2010 Oct 24, '11
    25
  24. informed consent
    by shortd Dec 6, '11
    12
    psu_213
  25. Is Ativan 10 mg po per dose too much?
    • Closed
    by lorster Feb 18, '06
    36
    shortd
  26. Need advice! Jeopardizing my license? Violation of hospital policy.
    by talrico Dec 1, '11
    20
    pyrazen
  27. ethics of holy water and Islam
    • Closed
    by Carlos Casteneda Oct 14, '05
    26
    heron
  28. Any Peds nurses out there? I have a few ?s to ask...
    by RNAngelus Oct 23, '11
    20
    RNAngelus
  29. After my 12, I just want to go home! RANT
    by SweetseRN Nov 15, '11
    23
    erinberrin
  30. I am an RN and I have Osetogenesis Imperfecta
    by NightNurse876 Nov 21, '11
    11
    blueyesue
  31. serving alcohol to patients
    by mqurse37 Nov 5, '11
    42
    MomRN0913
  32. two Qs about administering insulin
    by neurontin Aug 14, '11
    16
    SweetseRN
  33. Nursing students...wow...
    • Closed
    by ThePrincessBride Nov 15, '11
    2
    traumaRUs
  34. is this a safety issue?
    by Ms.RN Nov 14, '11
    11
    Horseshoe
  35. The strategies that have been implemented to address the problem of medical errors
    by jenannebeard Nov 10, '11
    5
    nursej22
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