Nursing Issues On Patient Safety - page 17

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.

  1. Nurse digs out necrotic tumor!
    • Closed
    by Christina12345 Sep 21, '13
    10
    Esme12
  2. Pill falls on pt gown...is it safe to give?
    by sle1191 Mar 7, '12
    58
    nurse2033
  3. What are the main things you can get written up for ?
    by Aongroup1990 Jun 2, '12
    16
    MB-mom.RN
  4. Bed down close to the floor for safety
    by Saiderap Jul 22, '13
    13
    MB-mom.RN
  5. Blood cultures
    by Belle2013 Sep 17, '13
    2
    green34
  6. My first med error
    by KkRN126 Sep 11, '13
    6
    KkRN126
  7. Insulin order
    by newbiern22 Sep 15, '13
    4
    Kidrn911
  8. Student Nurse--first clinical rotation on isolation floor?!
    by babygirl3374 Sep 16, '13
    5
    babygirl3374
  9. Laser hair removal training
    by laserrn13 Sep 15, '13
  10. Full sharps containers not getting emptied!?
    by Beanyamean Sep 10, '13
    26
    sapphire18
  11. scared, frustrated, ready to give up
    by eakoeg2 Sep 8, '13
    2
    Natkat
  12. illegal, unethical or both?
    by nurs3ros3 Sep 5, '13
    3
    xoemmylouox
  13. Universal Precautions vs. Patient Dignity
    by safe>sorry Sep 7, '13
    8
    caroladybelle
  14. New orders lovenox dvt prevention
    by uniquegifts1 Sep 3, '13
    3
    ParvulusPuella
  15. How to decrease falls?
    by CareBayer Sep 4, '13
    2
    tnbutterfly
  16. Patient ends up on my floor with a portable pain pump and no order for it.
    by Cdavid469 Aug 31, '13
    1
    xoemmylouox
  17. Staffing in Tx
    by MARYRN2009 Aug 24, '13
    2
    herring_RN
  18. Coreg med and no heart rate parameters?
    by amber7591 Mar 21, '13
    19
    MARYRN2009
  19. Frusturated with situation...does any nurses out there have same issues?
    by rntraveler2012 Feb 27, '13
    18
    MARYRN2009
  20. What would you have done?
    by bendyprissy Aug 19, '13
    10
    MARYRN2009
  21. ICU ERRORS
    by RN45RN45 Aug 13, '13
    16
    DoeRN
  22. Bedside shift report.
    by mamason Dec 28, '09
    35
    MunoRN
  23. How do they rationalize staffing??...
    by melissakc Aug 16, '13
    12
    HouTx
  24. Standing up to my charge nurse prevented a mistake
    by NurseLo86 Aug 7, '13
    112
    iluvivt
  25. Waited to call 911 when O2 sat dropped to 45%??
    by taylor_made2008 Aug 6, '13
    11
    OCNRN63
  26. Facility does not use patient arm bands
    by ICUNurseStat Jul 23, '13
    10
    xoemmylouox
  27. Patients with sitters
    by SarahJ0811 Jul 9, '13
    18
    HyperSaurus, RN
  28. The impending doom.......
    by mindlor Jul 20, '13
    10
    HouTx
  29. Protocols for dealing with patient's blood/bodily fl. or who are known to be HIV+etc?
    by virgolady1994 Jul 3, '13
    9
    KelRN215
  30. Posey bed for a hip fracture
    by green34 Jul 16, '13
    5
    CapeCodMermaid

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