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. Forced to stay and work under mandatory evacuation?
    • Closed
    by squatmunkie_RN Jul 31, '12
    256
    Esme12
  2. Nursing Error
    by Mulan Aug 7, '12
  3. stupid errors with no known harm/want to quit
    by luellamae Jul 19, '12
    11
    sauconyrunner
  4. Fish Scales
    • Closed
    by Pachinko May 7, '07
    11
    wogrop
  5. No lift policy
    • Closed
    by PaulG Jan 23, '04
    52
    hollierncrrn
  6. Why do some nurses guess on BP?
    by Dixon, future NP Jul 25, '12
    26
    GypsyJen
  7. ACLS
    by NurseyPoo7 Aug 3, '12
    3
    Hoozdo
  8. first error, in need of some support
    by yol0722 Aug 3, '12
    1
    iluvivt
  9. Med/Surg Charge Nurse on a Telemetry Floor?
    by achilliesomega3 Jul 21, '12
    3
    RNDTBP
  10. IV help:  specific questions about insertion site and advancing
    • Closed
    by vampireslayer Sep 4, '05
    17
    wishiwereanurse
  11. My first code-feedback appreciated!
    by sunnybabe Jul 23, '12
    34
    TSherrillSVNACC
  12. Is this considered patient abandonment?
    by lindsmith88 Jul 15, '12
    14
    nitngale88
  13. Code Blue Announcement
    by airborneinf82 Jul 3, '12
    31
    Lovelymo79
  14. Is it illegal for caregivers to administer meds in PA?
    Poll by CJcaregiver Jul 23, '12
    8
    NayRN
  15. Shouldn't Nurses Have the Power to Isolate Patients?
    by BostonTerrierLoverRN Mar 19, '12
    37
    Aeterna
  16. Conscious sedation staffing
    by bordercollienut Jul 21, '12
    1
    Surgicalcat
  17. JCAHO, how you annoy me.
    by brainkandy87 Jul 17, '12
    22
    wickeddiazrn
  18. Patient claims of Abuse
    by helpme, Apr 26, '12
    30
    helpme,
  19. Exeter Hospital employee led to an outbreak of hepatitis C
    by Esme12 Jun 15, '12
    32
    Esme12
  20. Nurse might not report incident
    by LovelyOverload Jul 18, '12
    10
    dudette10
  21. Patient Sitter
    by RedSoxFan84 Jul 18, '12
    3
    Double-Helix
  22. Frustrated need direction..please :o)
    by 4everstark Jul 13, '12
    5
    wooh
  23. Nursing order
    • Closed
    by PJROR Feb 16, '09
    10
    Nursynursemn
  24. New Nurse: 6 months on the job...UNSAFE PRACTICE?
    by TXRN2012 Jul 14, '12
    9
    CrunchRN
  25. IV Question
    by CapricaNurse Jul 14, '12
    4
    CrunchRN
  26. Medication Error how to pick up the pieces.
    by itsmethestina Jul 3, '12
    8
    Liddle Noodnik
  27. Chart checks
    by maelstrom143 Jul 11, '12
    11
    imintrouble
  28. What was the longest code you have been in?
    by turnforthenurse Jun 27, '12
    29
    Ruby Vee
  29. Medication errors
    by clgunner914 Jul 14, '12
    1
    Esme12
  30. Having a medication nurse?? Yes or No?
    by shipmanmisty May 30, '12
    10
    loriangel14
  31. This is EXACTLY why I don't like taking Verbal orders
    by OnlybyHisgraceRN Jul 7, '12
    13
    kindaquazie
  32. Neglect, or not? I think so, ADON disagrees...
    by littleone25 Jun 27, '12
    10
    tamadrummer
  33. Completely confused about this Foley Catheter issue...
    by SunSurfRN May 10, '12
    11
    withasmilelpn
  34. If a nurse leaves the unit without telling anyone...
    by mom1965 Jun 28, '12
    5
    caliotter3
  35. Am I unsafe to practice?
    by Need2Care May 24, '12
    20
    maelstrom143

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