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. Please, please, please remember the 5 rights!
    by Ashley, PICU RN May 13, '12
    44
    Scarlette Wings
  2. Are nurse patient ratio's safe with the numbers rising away?
    by Aubrianna Sep 29, '11
    23
    Scarlette Wings
  3. Possible exposure
    by thebeatingheart Jun 26, '12
    1
    JZ_RN
  4. Alzhiemers
    by tsmason Jun 6, '12
    12
    Maremma
  5. Out of ratio and dirty rooms a ok!?
    by Chaotic Mind Jun 14, '12
    11
    applewhitern
  6. No success in refusing admits inappropriate to the unit...
    by NBMom1225 Jun 22, '12
    25
    morte
  7. New Nurse Horror Stories
    • Closed
    by Baking Nurse Jun 30, '08
    41
    GitanoRN
  8. Oral diabetic Drugs
    by silverhalide Jun 18, '12
    4
    happyinillinois
  9. Staff Issues not handled by DON
    by WhistlingNurse Jun 14, '12
    2
    AweSmiles
  10. Oral Airways on Telemetry floor
    by TravelJinx Jun 13, '12
    5
    TravelJinx
  11. "Someone tied a knot in that restraint"
    by Saiderap Jun 11, '12
    6
    That Guy
  12. Blood Transfusions
    by jab77 Jan 15, '10
    5
    wooh
  13. Reporting Errors
    by Vespertinas Apr 20, '12
    18
    Galaxy1
  14. Stool around femoral line: how do I get the rns to listen to a student?
    by SNB1014 Jun 7, '12
    13
    JZ_RN
  15. What will you do?
    by MissRN7 May 23, '12
    9
    wooh
  16. Mistakes we have made
    • Closed
    by LilpoRN Dec 18, '08
    84
    msjellybean
  17. Nurse-Patient load: normal or not? Need advice
    • Closed
    by redtintedpaperdoll Aug 8, '07
    10
    kellycinalli
  18. RN Responsibilities and liability for working in Adult Day Care in CA
    by amzyRN May 30, '12
  19. I love nursing but I'm too busy to:
    • Closed
    by Angie O'Plasty, RN Mar 19, '05
    43
  20. Snoring EMS dispatcher
    by imintrouble May 23, '12
    2
    Ashley, PICU RN
  21. Tracking errors related to fatigue?
    by marycarney May 19, '12
    4
    classicdame
  22. Exposure to body fluids but not allowed to go to ED for over 4 hours
    by ScrippsRN May 16, '12
    4
    llg
  23. Please advice
    by hrithrik May 15, '12
    5
    Sun0408
  24. Hourly Rounding
    • Closed
    by Erianne1074 Mar 4, '08
    119
    sauconyrunner
  25. Acceptable questions for nursing students to ask?
    • Closed
    by linnywho Jan 29, '08
    33
    canned_bread
  26. 10 Medical Errors That Changed Standards Of Care
    by All4NursingRN May 10, '12
    4
    wooh
  27. Violent Patient Issues
    by Lynx25 May 5, '12
    4
    Rob72
  28. What specific duties does a Licensed nurses Aide do?
    by lumbarpain May 5, '12
    4
    jadelpn
  29. Gave pt the WRONG blood!
    • Closed
    by codebluechic May 28, '01
    36
    traumaRUs
  30. Manager mad RN followed policy and procedure!
    by elfinM Nov 3, '11
    23
    WeepingAngel
  31. Staffing and Nurse assignments
    by JZ_RN May 6, '12
  32. 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
  33. Legal issues with only one RN on the floor
    by photocodo Apr 3, '12
    13
    HonestRN
  34. suspension/possible termination
    by SeattleRN25 Apr 28, '12
    6
  35. Lvn...documentation error
    by Equus Apr 25, '12
    7
    8AsTheBest

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