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. The strategies that have been implemented to address the problem of medical errors
    by jenannebeard Nov 10, '11
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    nursej22
  2. Slow nurse response time is a danger to pt health
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    by SoCalCrafter Sep 9, '11
    49
    TheCommuter
  3. Reporting child abuse
    by Airidis Oct 26, '11
    21
    Rob72
  4. Patient safety issue with medical tech
    by luckynurse_1234 Nov 2, '11
    6
    kalevra
  5. Fall event
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    by indeed1212 Oct 27, '11
    3
    traumaRUs
  6. Patient Falls- national (USA) statistics desperately needed
    by nursingosaurus Oct 24, '11
    17
    Esme12
  7. duplication of services
    by blondeoverboard Oct 13, '11
    5
    blondeoverboard
  8. Slipper Socks question
    by imapsychrn Oct 11, '11
    5
    Poi Dog
  9. Pinning up long hair
    by annetter Sep 26, '11
    27
    Zombi RN
  10. Design Project Survey- Please look!
    by lklo Oct 6, '11
    3
    lklo
  11. Huge IV med error!
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    by MommaNurse08 Jul 14, '08
    17
    Merced
  12. Unlicensed personnel calling in prescriptions?!
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    by bassbird Dec 12, '01
    39
    nurse jen 1979
  13. Unsafe Staffing
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    by Melinurse Dec 12, '08
    15
    xtxrn
  14. Alaris pumps cutting off?
    • Closed
    by eftgirl Sep 16, '09
    13
    firstlight
  15. Epidural block
    • Closed
    by spicychap Sep 16, '11
    5
    traumaRUs
  16. Facebook Violations
    by CottonPuffCat Sep 10, '11
    20
    Rob72
  17. UAP d/c-ing peripheral IV's
    by Lorien_LPN Sep 8, '11
    19
    talaxandra
  18. Suspended for not doing as nursing super ordered
    by ED_Bound Aug 14, '11
    25
    Esme12
  19. New ER nurse
    by Brooke81 Mar 21, '11
    6
    maverickemt
  20. The Foley Story
    by Nurseik Jul 2, '11
    4
    CecileSF
  21. Giving IVTT meds at once and pt on morphine prec recieving trama
    • Closed
    by martheena08 Apr 13, '09
    3
    lady_avoidant
  22. Protecting a patient at risk for abuse or neglect
    by Lynx25 Aug 30, '11
    15
    Lynx25
  23. Near Miss at Prescribing Stage - What Would You do?
    by mmus Aug 23, '11
    21
    mmus
  24. Lame Nurse Practitioner
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    by CaLLaCoDe Aug 24, '11
    15
    sirI
  25. Whose medication error is it?
    by o0nurse0o Aug 22, '11
    28
    noreenl
  26. Vent care question
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    by mjscan_07 Apr 25, '06
    7
    mrchat33
  27. Toxic Nurse Managers and how to deal...
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    by Stitchie May 2, '04
    33
    jo1010
  28. Utilization Review and RNs
    • Closed
    by jstbg1s Oct 30, '07
    6
    Karl Farmer
  29. CPR
    CPR
    by christy k. Mar 29, '10
    7
    ilove
  30. Med Techs in California
    by blusueNP Aug 11, '11
    1
    LadyinScrubs
  31. Nurse shortages result in patient deaths, strikes
    by alan headbloom Aug 10, '11
  32. unethical nurse_what can i do?
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    by concerned person Aug 7, '11
    4
    NRSKarenRN
  33. Diazepam IV - clarification
    by Nrscass Jul 3, '11
    11
    xtxrn
  34. Dementia screening with self-med and post fall assessments
    by dhsieversRN Jul 30, '11
    10
    dhsieversRN
  35. War is coming, the lines have been drawn!
    by outptsurgeryrn Jul 28, '11
    13
    roser13
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