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. Could a Registered Nurse hold their own when it comes to treating patients...?
    by lee_sHAY Jul 4, '11
    20
    xtxrn
  2. Bedside report/hand off
    by winter_green Jul 24, '11
    27
    eriksoln
  3. Amoxicillin and Mono?
    by megwv Jul 22, '11
    3
  4. Patient Safety Net
    • Closed
    by NRSKarenRN Nov 12, '06
    6
    Mrs.Mom.RN
  5. HDC lines for dilaudid
    by meme3rn Jul 5, '11
    2
    meme3rn
  6. Morphine Authorization
    by Tropigirl05RN Jun 30, '11
    24
    ZippyGBR
  7. Staffing levels
    by eslvn Jul 1, '11
    4
    BOOYARN
  8. Nursing Home regulations State-by-State
    • Closed
    by Simplepleasures Jan 27, '08
    12
    merrywhiterose
  9. What do you do about MA, GNA, etc calling themselves nurses?
    by flymomrn Jun 1, '11
    23
    citylights89
  10. LPN Scope of practice/Picc lines-just moved to Indiana
    • Closed
    by krissiee Jun 30, '04
    21
  11. Minimum nursing staff levels?????
    by CoeKohawk11 Mar 18, '11
    10
    lindarn
  12. Four point restraints
    by anastasia158 Jun 15, '11
    6
    vampiregirl
  13. Nurses with Hepatitis C
    • Closed
    by Seank May 7, '06
    9
    powergear
  14. Dangerous air conditions?
    by phosphorus Jun 13, '11
    2
    heron
  15. Infection control catch phrase to remind healthcare providers to wash their hands.
    by taclobanon May 21, '11
    10
    nursecox2011
  16. MA working beyond scope of practice
    by Catedi May 22, '11
    44
    amybeets05
  17. RN without ACLS pushing Versed?
    by NoAverageLPN Jun 1, '11
    12
    akulahawkRN
  18. ICU Nurse Monitoring Telemtry Patients
    by 2monkeys Jun 2, '11
    6
    Esme12
  19. "Graduating & Not Ready"
    by nursinggurl Jul 23, '10
    36
    ohioSICUrn
  20. Medication reconciliation software
    by orkwb May 30, '11
    4
    JustaGypsy
  21. Incident Reports
    • Closed
    by Yayamaya Jan 15, '09
    9
    mylkoa
  22. Esther's Voice
    by snugz May 26, '11
  23. Using Benedryl with pts with a subdural hematoma
    by wgrassmRN May 17, '11
    5
    KLRyanRNBSN
  24. "Continous" Telemetry Monitoring
    • Closed
    by starrigaven Oct 17, '09
    3
    rogerthatRN
  25. CNA scope of practice
    by deemalt May 9, '11
    15
    classicdame
  26. Person-centered approach
    by b0rea1is May 2, '11
    8
    CompleteUnknown
  27. ED Admissions Right At Shift Change
    by chordringer Feb 17, '11
    27
    RNhusky
  28. conscious sedation
    • Closed
    by nursedede Jan 23, '08
    12
    vagirn
  29. Elbow Restraints for In Home Use
    by AliceKay Apr 8, '11
    17
    sams76
  30. How to prevnt Medication Administration Errors
    • Closed
    by Murse911 Feb 27, '09
    15
    Angie O'Plasty
  31. LPN goin beyond scope of practice
    by SweetheartRN Mar 25, '11
    46
    SweetheartRN
  32. CNAs doing things not under licensure?
    by student29349 Mar 23, '11
    15
    LPNweezy
  33. Accepting tranfer of patient not qualified to care for...
    by jamesk78 Mar 8, '11
    16
    jrwest
  34. I hate my supervisor
    by LilKwonie Jun 19, '10
    33
    3dayRN
  35. LPN Scope of Practice in NJ
    by Nurse126 Mar 10, '11
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