Nursing Issues On Patient Safety - Page 17

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. Skilled Nursing Facility grossly understaffed, only on night shift, unsafe. What 2 do
    Poll by ChelleNurse Oct 7, '12
    3
    Staragate
  2. Nursing Student
    by roxi2014 Oct 2, '12
    1
    gwapo
  3. Teaching CNA-1 classes & Std Precautions
    by mcneillmama3 Jun 1, '12
    10
    GDiFiore
  4. Fired for expressing concerns about patient safety and care!
    by hkrntobe Sep 24, '12
    104
    monkeybug
  5. Nursing and mandatory vaccines.
    by Summerlove1 Oct 1, '12
    1
    wish_me_luck
  6. New-ish RN, missed an order.
    by Herman66 Sep 30, '12
    5
    Aeterna
  7. False documentation... more common than you think.
    by OnlybyHisgraceRN Apr 26, '12
    94
    *4!#6
  8. Telemetry Nursing
    by ELMS54 Sep 27, '12
    6
    NayRN
  9. new grad RN reporting patient rights violation..
    by pkateRN Sep 6, '12
    7
    AtivanIM
  10. HOMEWORK** others thoughts on incident reports
    by BrnEyedGirl Sep 19, '12
    4
    BrnEyedGirl
  11. Labeling of pressors/high risk med IV bags
    by roma4204 Aug 24, '12
    9
    wooh
  12. Raising the index of suspicion: "Red flags "represent credible threats patient safety
    by NRSKarenRN Sep 6, '12
    2
    HyperSaurus, RN
  13. Forced to work longer than scheduled hours....
    by PrincessO Aug 12, '12
    39
    HyperSaurus, RN
  14. Open wonds covered with dry swabs?
    by mandihere Sep 12, '12
    6
    serenidad2004
  15. Pain Med Administration
    by nikkole318 Sep 6, '12
    4
    NewRN2008
  16. My boyfriend's ex is a drug seeker/substance abuser/narcotic pill popper
    • Closed
    by Queenofhearts_ Sep 14, '12
    19
    Esme12
  17. why nurses cannot have a nail polish..?
    • Closed
    by ar.en.greta Nov 13, '10
    53
    amygarside
  18. new nurse, trouble already
    by malenurseFl Sep 7, '12
    11
    amygarside
  19. A senoir refusing to bath.
    by mandihere Aug 26, '12
    9
    amygarside
  20. Female Catheterization and UTI
    by meatballgirl Sep 1, '12
    7
    nursel56
  21. Nursing issues
    • Closed
    by Micheal shawn Jul 23, '12
    4
    monkeybug
  22. Medication Range Doses-What if Patient Wants Less?
    by rrrrnnnn579 Jul 25, '12
    13
    Indy
  23. Do nurses make the worst patients?
    by Esme12 Mar 5, '12
    37
    Esme12
  24. 2 glove technique? HUHH?
    by RN1822 Aug 28, '12
    43
    matejamagdic
  25. Case Studies regarding tubing and luer Misconnections
    by nurse671 Aug 12, '12
    15
    xoemmylouox
  26. Rapid Response - primary RN
    by LouisVRN Aug 9, '12
    9
    iluvivt
  27. When to check the blood sugar
    by Mark Jones Aug 16, '12
    3
    clinicalnurse
  28. Bad Nursing?
    by Unique X Aug 13, '12
    4
    Aeterna
  29. Did I help or hurt him????  :(
    by Misslady113 Aug 4, '12
    36
    hiddencatRN
  30. afraid I may have spread mrsa
    by luellamae Aug 13, '12
    19
    sauconyrunner
  31. Question from a student
    • Closed
    by sairybear Aug 11, '12
    2
    Esme12
  32. Does your unit have to absorb the cost of sitters?
    by NBMom1225 Mar 6, '12
    23
    Esme12
  33. Full Code   DNR   DNI  DNO
    by AggieNurse99 Aug 11, '12
    3
    SuzieeQ
  34. New nurse still on orientation and first med error?
    by sleepdeprived1 Apr 27, '12
    41
    Susie2310
  35. ACLS
    by Bitsy07 Jul 26, '12
    12
    Bitsy07

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