Nursing Issues On Patient Safety - Page 19

Nursing Issues On Patient Safety - page 19

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. Medication errors
    by clgunner914 Jul 14, '12
    1
    Esme12
  2. Having a medication nurse?? Yes or No?
    by shipmanmisty May 30, '12
    10
    loriangel14
  3. This is EXACTLY why I don't like taking Verbal orders
    by OnlybyHisgraceRN Jul 7, '12
    13
    kindaquazie
  4. Neglect, or not? I think so, ADON disagrees...
    by littleone25 Jun 27, '12
    10
    tamadrummer
  5. Completely confused about this Foley Catheter issue...
    by SunSurfRN May 10, '12
    11
    withasmilelpn
  6. If a nurse leaves the unit without telling anyone...
    by mom1965 Jun 28, '12
    5
    caliotter3
  7. Am I unsafe to practice?
    by Need2Care May 24, '12
    20
    maelstrom143
  8. Question about PICC LINE: Air bubbles in line?
    by KaylaBabyBelle Jul 6, '12
    3
    maelstrom143
  9. Floating? I need your comments!
    by editor2rn Jul 4, '12
    25
    Dafabb
  10. Vocera & other equipment
    by nocrn61 Jul 1, '12
    2
    JAR0607
  11. Nurse not assisting with a Code
    by hhurley Jul 4, '12
    12
    Double-Helix
  12. Glasses Will Make Your Veins
    by dorisc1981 Jul 3, '12
    3
    canned_bread
  13. Is it possible.....
    by Charon G Jun 9, '12
    29
    DizzyLizzyNurse
  14. Medication question
    by MPM2 Jul 4, '12
    7
    Double-Helix
  15. Patient falls off operating room table
    by orthonurse55 May 23, '12
    14
    student987
  16. Nurses reusing vacutainer hubs, tourniquets & blood-soiled trolleys for blood draws
    by AtheistRN Jul 1, '12
    5
    minnymi
  17. ACLS
    by latina2brn Jun 26, '12
    7
    Double-Helix
  18. I've been an RN for 3 years and I just made my first medication error.
    by mikeyswife May 24, '08
    28
    itsmethestina
  19. Code Blue!
    • Closed
    by vegnurse21 Sep 15, '05
    24
    PunkBenRN
  20. 12 hour shifts safe?
    by docomo Jun 30, '12
    2
    MunoRN
  21. Nurse to Patient Ratio
    by flg2008 Jan 16, '11
    59
    lindarn
  22. Can anyone help me understand patient ratios?
    by Maremma Jun 17, '12
    18
    Maremma
  23. Please, please, please remember the 5 rights!
    by Double-Helix May 13, '12
    44
    Scarlette Wings
  24. Are nurse patient ratio's safe with the numbers rising away?
    by Aubrianna Sep 29, '11
    23
    Scarlette Wings
  25. Possible exposure
    by thebeatingheart Jun 26, '12
    1
    JZ_RN
  26. Alzhiemers
    by tsmason Jun 6, '12
    12
    Maremma
  27. Out of ratio and dirty rooms a ok!?
    by Chaotic Mind Jun 14, '12
    11
    applewhitern
  28. No success in refusing admits inappropriate to the unit...
    by NBMom1225 Jun 22, '12
    25
    morte
  29. New Nurse Horror Stories
    • Closed
    by Baking Nurse Jun 30, '08
    41
    GitanoRN
  30. Oral diabetic Drugs
    by silverhalide Jun 18, '12
    4
    happyinillinois
  31. Staff Issues not handled by DON
    by WhistlingNurse Jun 14, '12
    2
    AweSmiles
  32. Oral Airways on Telemetry floor
    by TravelJinx Jun 13, '12
    5
    TravelJinx
  33. "Someone tied a knot in that restraint"
    by Saiderap Jun 11, '12
    6
    That Guy
  34. Blood Transfusions
    by jab77 Jan 15, '10
    5
    wooh
  35. Reporting Errors
    by Vespertinas Apr 20, '12
    18
    Galaxy1

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