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. Nurse to Patient Ratio
    by nrsggirl76 Feb 22, '12
    8
    jlog.j
  2. non painful Leg Blood Pressures
    by nursegrad Feb 15, '12
    3
    nursegrad
  3. Bedpan washer-spayer type
    by daconlon Feb 21, '12
    3
    Aeterna
  4. Preventing Patient Falls in the Hospital Setting
    by RNJoInMI Feb 23, '12
  5. Communication Error Questions or Poll
    by dbarnes2 Feb 23, '12
  6. I Just Quit the Worst Hospital in Canada and It Feels Great!
    by giveface Feb 21, '12
    13
    giveface
  7. Drawing blood from PICC lines
    • Closed
    by rileygrl11 Feb 3, '03
    55
    daconlon
  8. What it means to be in an "outbreak"
    by Aeterna Feb 14, '12
    11
    Aeterna
  9. Patient Safety
    by NettieSnook Feb 8, '12
    6
    jalves
  10. Vanco Administration Question Please!
    by suzi0612 Feb 15, '12
    14
    psu_213
  11. PPIs and CDiff.....
    by LobotRN Feb 8, '12
    2
    jmRNip
  12. Is this new nurse culture shock or is this plain out blasphemy?
    Poll by Marie.rn Jan 10, '12
    14
    IdrilRN
  13. ratio for intermediate care anyone?
    by jrwest Jan 15, '12
    8
    LynnLRN
  14. Drug seeking patients?
    • Closed
    by butter Apr 25, '01
    161
    sofla98
  15. Need help with BSN Paper for School on Health Care
    by bma008 Jan 31, '12
    3
    classicdame
  16. Administering IV Lasix & Albumin
    by futurern4 Feb 5, '12
    10
    Esme12
  17. Are You still footprinting infants in delivery for identification?
    by aimeern33 Jan 27, '12
    2
    NicuGal
  18. What would you do?
    by elfinM Jan 30, '12
    15
    bbie17
  19. Feeling pretty negligent and the size of an ant right now
    by mLPN79 Jan 26, '12
    8
    caliotter3
  20. RN doing conscious sedation non-intubated patient
    • Closed
    by Surgerygirl Mar 11, '08
    45
    Babs0512
  21. pt safety question, please help
    by nurse12b Jan 7, '12
    20
    mazy
  22. Please Help Make Retractable Safety Needles Mandatory
    by LRB79 Nov 5, '11
    22
    AprettynewRN
  23. feeling down :(
    by OreoCookie3 Dec 31, '11
    15
    anotherone
  24. Medication delivery of late meds
    by FshnRN5920 Dec 5, '11
    9
    carolmaccas66
  25. No gloves ever?!?
    by dizzyray822 Feb 23, '11
    76
    sdprcrn
  26. medication error
    by py2010 Oct 24, '11
    25
  27. informed consent
    by shortd Dec 6, '11
    12
    psu_213
  28. Is Ativan 10 mg po per dose too much?
    • Closed
    by lorster Feb 18, '06
    36
    shortd
  29. Need advice! Jeopardizing my license? Violation of hospital policy.
    by talrico Dec 1, '11
    20
    pyrazen
  30. ethics of holy water and Islam
    • Closed
    by Carlos Casteneda Oct 14, '05
    26
    heron
  31. Any Peds nurses out there? I have a few ?s to ask...
    by RNAngelus Oct 23, '11
    20
    RNAngelus
  32. After my 12, I just want to go home! RANT
    by SweetseRN Nov 15, '11
    23
    erinberrin
  33. I am an RN and I have Osetogenesis Imperfecta
    by NightNurse876 Nov 21, '11
    11
    blueyesue
  34. serving alcohol to patients
    by mqurse37 Nov 5, '11
    42
    MomRN0913
  35. two Qs about administering insulin
    by neurontin Aug 14, '11
    16
    SweetseRN
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