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. Vanco Administration Question Please!
    by suzi0612 Feb 15, '12
    14
    psu_213
  2. PPIs and CDiff.....
    by LobotRN Feb 8, '12
    2
    jmRNip
  3. Is this new nurse culture shock or is this plain out blasphemy?
    Poll by Marie.rn Jan 10, '12
    14
    IdrilRN
  4. ratio for intermediate care anyone?
    by jrwest Jan 15, '12
    8
    LynnLRN
  5. Drug seeking patients?
    • Closed
    by butter Apr 25, '01
    161
    sofla98
  6. Need help with BSN Paper for School on Health Care
    by bma008 Jan 31, '12
    3
    classicdame
  7. Administering IV Lasix & Albumin
    by futurern4 Feb 5, '12
    10
    Esme12
  8. Are You still footprinting infants in delivery for identification?
    by aimeern33 Jan 27, '12
    2
    NicuGal
  9. What would you do?
    by elfinM Jan 30, '12
    15
    bbie17
  10. Feeling pretty negligent and the size of an ant right now
    by mLPN79 Jan 26, '12
    8
    caliotter3
  11. RN doing conscious sedation non-intubated patient
    • Closed
    by Surgerygirl Mar 11, '08
    45
    Babs0512
  12. pt safety question, please help
    by nurse12b Jan 7, '12
    20
    mazy
  13. Please Help Make Retractable Safety Needles Mandatory
    by LRB79 Nov 5, '11
    22
    AprettynewRN
  14. feeling down :(
    by OreoCookie3 Dec 31, '11
    15
    anotherone
  15. Medication delivery of late meds
    by FshnRN5920 Dec 5, '11
    9
    carolmaccas66
  16. No gloves ever?!?
    by dizzyray822 Feb 23, '11
    76
    sdprcrn
  17. medication error
    by py2010 Oct 24, '11
    25
  18. informed consent
    by shortd Dec 6, '11
    12
    psu_213
  19. Is Ativan 10 mg po per dose too much?
    • Closed
    by lorster Feb 18, '06
    36
    shortd
  20. Need advice! Jeopardizing my license? Violation of hospital policy.
    by talrico Dec 1, '11
    20
    pyrazen
  21. ethics of holy water and Islam
    • Closed
    by Carlos Casteneda Oct 14, '05
    26
    heron
  22. Any Peds nurses out there? I have a few ?s to ask...
    by RNAngelus Oct 23, '11
    20
    RNAngelus
  23. After my 12, I just want to go home! RANT
    by SweetseRN Nov 15, '11
    23
    erinberrin
  24. I am an RN and I have Osetogenesis Imperfecta
    by NightNurse876 Nov 21, '11
    11
    blueyesue
  25. serving alcohol to patients
    by mqurse37 Nov 5, '11
    42
    MomRN0913
  26. two Qs about administering insulin
    by neurontin Aug 14, '11
    16
    SweetseRN
  27. Nursing students...wow...
    • Closed
    by ThePrincessBride Nov 15, '11
    2
    traumaRUs
  28. is this a safety issue?
    by Ms.RN Nov 14, '11
    11
    Horseshoe
  29. The strategies that have been implemented to address the problem of medical errors
    by jenannebeard Nov 10, '11
    5
    nursej22
  30. Slow nurse response time is a danger to pt health
    • Closed
    by SoCalCrafter Sep 9, '11
    49
    TheCommuter
  31. Reporting child abuse
    by Airidis Oct 26, '11
    21
    Rob72
  32. Patient safety issue with medical tech
    by luckynurse_1234 Nov 2, '11
    6
    kalevra
  33. Fall event
    • Closed
    by indeed1212 Oct 27, '11
    3
    traumaRUs
  34. Patient Falls- national (USA) statistics desperately needed
    by nursingosaurus Oct 24, '11
    17
    Esme12
  35. duplication of services
    by blondeoverboard Oct 13, '11
    5
    blondeoverboard
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