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 Foley Story
    by Nurseik Jul 2, '11
    4
    CecileSF
  2. Giving IVTT meds at once and pt on morphine prec recieving trama
    • Closed
    by martheena08 Apr 13, '09
    3
    lady_avoidant
  3. Protecting a patient at risk for abuse or neglect
    by Lynx25 Aug 30, '11
    15
    Lynx25
  4. Near Miss at Prescribing Stage - What Would You do?
    by mmus Aug 23, '11
    21
    mmus
  5. Lame Nurse Practitioner
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    by CaLLaCoDe Aug 24, '11
    15
    sirI
  6. Whose medication error is it?
    by o0nurse0o Aug 22, '11
    28
    noreenl
  7. Vent care question
    • Closed
    by mjscan_07 Apr 25, '06
    7
    mrchat33
  8. Toxic Nurse Managers and how to deal...
    • Closed
    by Stitchie May 2, '04
    33
    jo1010
  9. Utilization Review and RNs
    • Closed
    by jstbg1s Oct 30, '07
    6
    Karl Farmer
  10. CPR
    CPR
    by christy k. Mar 29, '10
    7
    ilove
  11. Med Techs in California
    by blusueNP Aug 11, '11
    1
    LadyinScrubs
  12. Nurse shortages result in patient deaths, strikes
    by alan headbloom Aug 10, '11
  13. unethical nurse_what can i do?
    • Closed
    by concerned person Aug 7, '11
    4
    NRSKarenRN
  14. Diazepam IV - clarification
    by Nrscass Jul 3, '11
    11
    xtxrn
  15. Dementia screening with self-med and post fall assessments
    by dhsieversRN Jul 30, '11
    10
    dhsieversRN
  16. War is coming, the lines have been drawn!
    by outptsurgeryrn Jul 28, '11
    13
    roser13
  17. Could a Registered Nurse hold their own when it comes to treating patients...?
    by lee_sHAY Jul 4, '11
    20
    xtxrn
  18. Bedside report/hand off
    by winter_green Jul 24, '11
    27
    eriksoln
  19. Amoxicillin and Mono?
    by megwv Jul 22, '11
    3
  20. Patient Safety Net
    • Closed
    by NRSKarenRN Nov 12, '06
    6
    Mrs.Mom.RN
  21. HDC lines for dilaudid
    by meme3rn Jul 5, '11
    2
    meme3rn
  22. Morphine Authorization
    by Tropigirl05RN Jun 30, '11
    24
    ZippyGBR
  23. Staffing levels
    by eslvn Jul 1, '11
    4
    BOOYARN
  24. Nursing Home regulations State-by-State
    • Closed
    by Simplepleasures Jan 27, '08
    12
    merrywhiterose
  25. What do you do about MA, GNA, etc calling themselves nurses?
    by flymomrn Jun 1, '11
    23
    citylights89
  26. LPN Scope of practice/Picc lines-just moved to Indiana
    • Closed
    by krissiee Jun 30, '04
    21
  27. Minimum nursing staff levels?????
    by CoeKohawk11 Mar 18, '11
    10
    lindarn
  28. Four point restraints
    by anastasia158 Jun 15, '11
    6
    vampiregirl
  29. Nurses with Hepatitis C
    • Closed
    by Seank May 7, '06
    9
    powergear
  30. Dangerous air conditions?
    by phosphorus Jun 13, '11
    2
    heron
  31. Infection control catch phrase to remind healthcare providers to wash their hands.
    by taclobanon May 21, '11
    10
    nursecox2011
  32. MA working beyond scope of practice
    by Catedi May 22, '11
    44
    amybeets05
  33. RN without ACLS pushing Versed?
    by NoAverageLPN Jun 1, '11
    12
    akulahawkRN
  34. ICU Nurse Monitoring Telemtry Patients
    by 2monkeys Jun 2, '11
    6
    Esme12
  35. "Graduating & Not Ready"
    by nursinggurl Jul 23, '10
    36
    ohioSICUrn
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