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. Need advice! Jeopardizing my license? Violation of hospital policy.
    by talrico Dec 1, '11
    20
    pyrazen
  2. ethics of holy water and Islam
    • Closed
    by Carlos Casteneda Oct 14, '05
    26
    heron
  3. Any Peds nurses out there? I have a few ?s to ask...
    by RNAngelus Oct 23, '11
    20
    RNAngelus
  4. After my 12, I just want to go home! RANT
    by SweetseRN Nov 15, '11
    23
    erinberrin
  5. I am an RN and I have Osetogenesis Imperfecta
    by NightNurse876 Nov 21, '11
    11
    blueyesue
  6. serving alcohol to patients
    by mqurse37 Nov 5, '11
    42
    MomRN0913
  7. two Qs about administering insulin
    by neurontin Aug 14, '11
    16
    SweetseRN
  8. Nursing students...wow...
    • Closed
    by ThePrincessBride Nov 15, '11
    2
    traumaRUs
  9. is this a safety issue?
    by Ms.RN Nov 14, '11
    11
    Horseshoe
  10. The strategies that have been implemented to address the problem of medical errors
    by jenannebeard Nov 10, '11
    5
    nursej22
  11. Slow nurse response time is a danger to pt health
    • Closed
    by SoCalCrafter Sep 9, '11
    49
    TheCommuter
  12. Reporting child abuse
    by Airidis Oct 26, '11
    21
    Rob72
  13. Patient safety issue with medical tech
    by luckynurse_1234 Nov 2, '11
    6
    kalevra
  14. Fall event
    • Closed
    by indeed1212 Oct 27, '11
    3
    traumaRUs
  15. Patient Falls- national (USA) statistics desperately needed
    by nursingosaurus Oct 24, '11
    17
    Esme12
  16. duplication of services
    by blondeoverboard Oct 13, '11
    5
    blondeoverboard
  17. Slipper Socks question
    by imapsychrn Oct 11, '11
    5
    Poi Dog
  18. Pinning up long hair
    by annetter Sep 26, '11
    27
    Zombi RN
  19. Design Project Survey- Please look!
    by lklo Oct 6, '11
    3
    lklo
  20. Huge IV med error!
    • Closed
    by MommaNurse08 Jul 14, '08
    17
    Merced
  21. Unlicensed personnel calling in prescriptions?!
    • Closed
    by bassbird Dec 12, '01
    39
    nurse jen 1979
  22. Unsafe Staffing
    • Closed
    by Melinurse Dec 12, '08
    15
    xtxrn
  23. Alaris pumps cutting off?
    • Closed
    by eftgirl Sep 16, '09
    13
    firstlight
  24. Epidural block
    • Closed
    by spicychap Sep 16, '11
    5
    traumaRUs
  25. Facebook Violations
    by CottonPuffCat Sep 10, '11
    20
    Rob72
  26. UAP d/c-ing peripheral IV's
    by Lorien_LPN Sep 8, '11
    19
    talaxandra
  27. Suspended for not doing as nursing super ordered
    by ED_Bound Aug 14, '11
    25
    Esme12
  28. New ER nurse
    by Brooke81 Mar 21, '11
    6
    maverickemt
  29. The Foley Story
    by Nurseik Jul 2, '11
    4
    CecileSF
  30. Giving IVTT meds at once and pt on morphine prec recieving trama
    • Closed
    by martheena08 Apr 13, '09
    3
    lady_avoidant
  31. Protecting a patient at risk for abuse or neglect
    by Lynx25 Aug 30, '11
    15
    Lynx25
  32. Near Miss at Prescribing Stage - What Would You do?
    by mmus Aug 23, '11
    21
    mmus
  33. Lame Nurse Practitioner
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    by CaLLaCoDe Aug 24, '11
    15
    sirI
  34. Whose medication error is it?
    by o0nurse0o Aug 22, '11
    28
    noreenl
  35. Vent care question
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    by mjscan_07 Apr 25, '06
    7
    mrchat33
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