Nursing Issues On Patient Safety - page 18

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. Snoring EMS dispatcher
    by imintrouble May 23, '12
    2
    Ashley, PICU RN
  2. Tracking errors related to fatigue?
    by marycarney May 19, '12
    4
    classicdame
  3. Exposure to body fluids but not allowed to go to ED for over 4 hours
    by ScrippsRN May 16, '12
    4
    llg
  4. Please advice
    by hrithrik May 15, '12
    5
    Sun0408
  5. Hourly Rounding
    • Closed
    by Erianne1074 Mar 4, '08
    119
    sauconyrunner
  6. Acceptable questions for nursing students to ask?
    • Closed
    by linnywho Jan 29, '08
    33
    canned_bread
  7. 10 Medical Errors That Changed Standards Of Care
    by All4NursingRN May 10, '12
    4
    wooh
  8. Violent Patient Issues
    by Lynx25 May 5, '12
    4
    Rob72
  9. What specific duties does a Licensed nurses Aide do?
    by lumbarpain May 5, '12
    4
    jadelpn
  10. Gave pt the WRONG blood!
    • Closed
    by codebluechic May 28, '01
    36
    traumaRUs
  11. Manager mad RN followed policy and procedure!
    by elfinM Nov 3, '11
    23
    WeepingAngel
  12. Staffing and Nurse assignments
    by JZ_RN May 6, '12
  13. RN- How do I get the most from CNA/s while not causing major conflict on the unit
    • Closed
    by kyrn1999 Jul 19, '07
    40
    sauconyrunner
  14. Legal issues with only one RN on the floor
    by photocodo Apr 3, '12
    13
    HonestRN
  15. suspension/possible termination
    by SeattleRN25 Apr 28, '12
    6
  16. Lvn...documentation error
    by Equus Apr 25, '12
    7
    8AsTheBest
  17. Question for RNs. . . current nursing problems.
    • Closed
    by Dove1019 Nov 23, '07
    16
    Rob72
  18. Too many hats
    by TonyaM73 Apr 18, '12
    10
    TonyaM73
  19. Anxiety in giving meds
    by DSkelton711 Apr 13, '12
    6
    DSkelton711
  20. Safety while on BT
    by Scruffyfy Apr 18, '12
    1
    SolaireSolstice
  21. My 9 year old patient was raped and required surgery
    • Closed
    by ssouthernyankee Dec 23, '08
    321
    ssouthernyankee
  22. New Nurse at New Clinic
    by Jurica Apr 3, '12
    4
    Altra
  23. Mandatory overtime in nursing -I need your help
    • Closed
    by PSUNURSE Oct 2, '03
    29
    booboo123
  24. Because It's always been done that way orders
    by Kimistian Mar 31, '12
    9
    Vespertinas
  25. Is that really a nurse?
    by alpha omega Mar 30, '12
    3
    CompleteUnknown
  26. rectal temps
    by cubs1fan Feb 28, '12
    5
    loriangel14
  27. chocking
    by redroses143 Mar 29, '12
    6
  28. Making it through Nursing School with Children
    • Closed
    by mommyrn Jan 6, '02
    40
    m.con
  29. Written up for false documentation...
    • Closed
    by NurseLoveJoy88 Mar 22, '12
    78
    tnbutterfly
  30. Patient Safety Ignored to Save Money
    by Wayzlost Mar 15, '12
    3
    lostinthedesert
  31. Learning to assert self with NCP's/PCT's
    by tigrbuttrfly Jan 11, '12
    14
    not.done.yet
  32. c-diff, contagious?
    • Closed
    by all4schwa Feb 26, '06
    19
    healthstar
  33. I was recently terminated
    by diligent-trooper Mar 5, '12
    9
    caliotter3
  34. What is Quality care?
    by Sarahalexis21 Mar 18, '12
    1
    Cr8zyamy
  35. insulin
    by newRN611 Mar 19, '12
    1

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