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. Protocols for dealing with patient's blood/bodily fl. or who are known to be HIV+etc?
    by virgolady1994 Jul 3, '13
    9
    KelRN215
  2. Posey bed for a hip fracture
    by green34 Jul 16, '13
    5
    CapeCodMermaid
  3. unsafe staffing
    by TerpGal02 Jul 8, '13
    13
    hope3456
  4. The old lift versus the new lift
    by Saiderap Jul 9, '13
    1
    calivianya
  5. legal ramifications?
    by nursecheryler Jun 30, '13
    30
    dudette10
  6. Pt with bs low on two different occasions overnight
    by uniquegifts1 Jul 3, '13
    17
  7. Patient safety
    by Magjr Jun 18, '13
    12
    nurseprnRN
  8. Post surgery patient refuses to take a shower
    • Closed
    by Saiderap Jul 1, '13
    30
    NRSKarenRN
  9. Questions from a student about hospital emergency shifts
    Poll by Pavlov's Dog Jun 19, '13
    6
    Kay28
  10. I complained my preceptor!!
    by jenrak Jun 17, '13
    20
    Isabel-ANP-BC
  11. Am I a failure
    by Rncaligirl88 Jun 13, '13
    7
    HouTx
  12. Butterflys as Infusion Devices?
    by jadelpn Apr 20, '13
    13
    green34
  13. Scared to be a nurse, having the responsibility of a life in my hands scares me.
    by Cieritaqt May 15, '13
    8
    Ella26
  14. Patient's right to refuse
    by julz68 May 28, '13
    19
    Vespertinas
  15. Taking ownership
    by kjani26 Jun 9, '13
    4
    nrsang97
  16. Healing within Healing: Patient Falls
    by yaleli Jun 1, '13
    8
    SwansonRN
  17. Misreading doctor order
    by Anonymous25 May 30, '13
    11
    brownbook
  18. Infusion and cath lab certification
    by marieane79 Mar 17, '13
    2
    HouTx
  19. Only Charting "The Good Vitals"?
    by whitecat5000 Sep 6, '12
    63
    calivianya
  20. Unit Design Blamed for Increase in Falls
    by abundantgrace Feb 12, '13
    20
    anon456
  21. PRBC rate for chf/renal patients
    by SNB1014 May 17, '13
    6
    imintrouble
  22. Precautions
    by alreinsch May 16, '13
    3
    xoemmylouox
  23. behind the scenes issue
    by ryan5014 Apr 20, '13
    11
    ryan5014
  24. When the doctor doesn't respond to their page...
    by kate4rn May 10, '13
    30
    monkeybug
  25. "I am sorry - I refuse to float to Peds!"
    by abbaking Sep 8, '10
    59
    CaitlynRNBSN
  26. Eliminating charge Nurse position
    by lilredmc Mar 24, '13
    19
    psu_213
  27. What the recovery time after a severe hypoglycemia
    by pinkessence_58467 May 6, '13
    7
    dandk1997RN
  28. Your input on your nursing assistants and alarm responsibilities...
    by enzati May 10, '13
    4
    jadelpn
  29. injected vaccines at a wrong site
    • Closed
    by kateykate007 May 8, '13
    1
    JustBeachyNurse
  30. Mandated cancellations
    by kellycinalli Apr 26, '13
    18
    KelRN215

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