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. informed consent
    by shortd Dec 6, '11
    12
    psu_213
  2. Is Ativan 10 mg po per dose too much?
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    by lorster Feb 18, '06
    36
    shortd
  3. Need advice! Jeopardizing my license? Violation of hospital policy.
    by talrico Dec 1, '11
    20
    pyrazen
  4. ethics of holy water and Islam
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    by Carlos Casteneda Oct 14, '05
    26
    heron
  5. Any Peds nurses out there? I have a few ?s to ask...
    by RNAngelus Oct 23, '11
    20
    RNAngelus
  6. After my 12, I just want to go home! RANT
    by SweetseRN Nov 15, '11
    23
    erinberrin
  7. I am an RN and I have Osetogenesis Imperfecta
    by NightNurse876 Nov 21, '11
    11
    blueyesue
  8. serving alcohol to patients
    by mqurse37 Nov 5, '11
    42
    MomRN0913
  9. two Qs about administering insulin
    by neurontin Aug 14, '11
    16
    SweetseRN
  10. Nursing students...wow...
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    by ThePrincessBride Nov 15, '11
    2
    traumaRUs
  11. is this a safety issue?
    by Ms.RN Nov 14, '11
    11
    Horseshoe
  12. The strategies that have been implemented to address the problem of medical errors
    by jenannebeard Nov 10, '11
    5
    nursej22
  13. Slow nurse response time is a danger to pt health
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    by SoCalCrafter Sep 9, '11
    49
    TheCommuter
  14. Reporting child abuse
    by Airidis Oct 26, '11
    21
    Rob72
  15. Patient safety issue with medical tech
    by luckynurse_1234 Nov 2, '11
    6
    kalevra
  16. Fall event
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    by indeed1212 Oct 27, '11
    3
    traumaRUs
  17. Patient Falls- national (USA) statistics desperately needed
    by nursingosaurus Oct 24, '11
    17
    Esme12
  18. duplication of services
    by blondeoverboard Oct 13, '11
    5
    blondeoverboard
  19. Slipper Socks question
    by imapsychrn Oct 11, '11
    5
    Poi Dog
  20. Pinning up long hair
    by annetter Sep 26, '11
    27
    Zombi RN
  21. Design Project Survey- Please look!
    by lklo Oct 6, '11
    3
    lklo
  22. Huge IV med error!
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    by MommaNurse08 Jul 14, '08
    17
    Merced
  23. Unlicensed personnel calling in prescriptions?!
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    by bassbird Dec 12, '01
    39
    nurse jen 1979
  24. Unsafe Staffing
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    by Melinurse Dec 12, '08
    15
    xtxrn
  25. Alaris pumps cutting off?
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    by eftgirl Sep 16, '09
    13
    firstlight
  26. Epidural block
    • Closed
    by spicychap Sep 16, '11
    5
    traumaRUs
  27. Facebook Violations
    by CottonPuffCat Sep 10, '11
    20
    Rob72
  28. UAP d/c-ing peripheral IV's
    by Lorien_LPN Sep 8, '11
    19
    talaxandra
  29. Suspended for not doing as nursing super ordered
    by ED_Bound Aug 14, '11
    25
    Esme12
  30. New ER nurse
    by Brooke81 Mar 21, '11
    6
    maverickemt
  31. The Foley Story
    by Nurseik Jul 2, '11
    4
    CecileSF
  32. Giving IVTT meds at once and pt on morphine prec recieving trama
    • Closed
    by martheena08 Apr 13, '09
    3
    lady_avoidant
  33. Protecting a patient at risk for abuse or neglect
    by Lynx25 Aug 30, '11
    15
    Lynx25
  34. Near Miss at Prescribing Stage - What Would You do?
    by mmus Aug 23, '11
    21
    mmus
  35. Lame Nurse Practitioner
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    by CaLLaCoDe Aug 24, '11
    15
    sirI
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