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. two many patients to little nurses?
    by shadowrunner Oct 27, '10
    9
    annlewis
  2. Is your hospital discontinuing isolation precautions?
    by gypsyd8 Jul 26, '10
    13
    Janeanne
  3. MAR error - pt sent to hospital
    by hpcat Oct 18, '10
    6
    mochamonster
  4. Taking Care of Myself: A Guide for When I Leave the Hospital
    by NRSKarenRN Oct 18, '10
    2
    Faeriewand
  5. Opinions/Advice on how to handle short staffing
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    by NYnurseatheart Oct 23, '08
    11
  6. Closed nursing unit
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    by Lise Jul 10, '01
    10
    bleppity
  7. Please Tell Us If You Are Contacting Legislators/ANA,  etc. Re: Nursing Concerns
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    by barton Mar 11, '99
    88
    subzer0
  8. nurse
    by nurse121 Oct 10, '10
    6
    NurseStephRN
  9. Specific certifications/scope of practice question in Or
    by RNGraceNM Oct 8, '10
  10. Need help with this vague patient safety question.
    by obfuscate Sep 5, '10
    13
    SallyPL
  11. AEDs and SNFs
    by badphish Sep 29, '10
    21
    rn/writer
  12. employee loyalty and whistleblowing
    by zalbayrak Oct 3, '10
    7
    Little Panda RN
  13. How Is Your ICU/CCU Tracking Acuity?
    by danegerous Oct 1, '10
    3
    danegerous
  14. Major Vent
    by LouisVRN May 10, '10
    90
    nursel56
  15. saline flushes over infusion pump versus manual flush in peds
    by choarn Jun 12, '10
    8
    WoosahRN
  16. Stop being so miserable
    • Closed
    by mkhoaja Sep 3, '10
    59
    sirI
  17. needing help~
    by Chrissy1985 Sep 3, '10
  18. Help!!! All Labor and Delivery and PostPartum Nurses
    • Closed
    by mobyrn Jul 11, '03
    9
    Fribblet
  19. New hosptial computer systems pull nurses away from patient care
    • Closed
    by lee1 Dec 28, '05
    70
    cornrows4all
  20. Trying to get the best for  dad.
    by Cecilea Aug 11, '10
    7
    Redhead28
  21. How long should it take a nurse to be competent in a new area?
    by heathIam Aug 21, '10
    8
    heathIam
  22. Needlestick Injury + Prevention Info
    by NRSKarenRN Aug 21, '10
    1
    P_RN
  23. need help with project
    by turnerwastaken Aug 18, '10
    6
    turnerwastaken
  24. Did I use alcohol swab?
    by Sweetie2005 Mar 31, '10
    19
    Leelee2
  25. Barcode Scanning
    by jacquessyndia Oct 28, '09
    8
    TessaW
  26. Please help
    • Closed
    by Concerned Parent Jul 31, '10
    4
    NRSKarenRN
  27. Unsafe Nurse - what can be done?
    by PiperLPN Apr 14, '10
    15
    pawashrn
  28. Nicotine in pre-employment drug screen?
    • Closed
    by nervousnurse Nov 7, '05
    34
  29. fluid infusion.. overload?
    by fuyuojo Jul 22, '10
    7
    fuyuojo
  30. Nursing Acuity
    by ImproveOutcomes Jun 25, '10
    6
    brownbook
  31. staffing pediatrics
    by ajohnson8407 Jul 14, '10
    4
    I<3H2O
  32. LTC / SNF /Nursing Home Nightmares: Pls Help!
    • Closed
    by nursemanon May 11, '08
    5
    fairy65
  33. How to respond to choking on bedridden geriatric patient
    by Ericm Jul 10, '10
    6
    katkonk
  34. Conditions in hospitals getting worse
    by JDougRN Dec 23, '09
    20
    Redhead28
  35. Clinical instructor/student 10:1?
    by sammy412 Jun 21, '10
    14
    classicdame
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