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. Staffing levels
    by eslvn Jul 1, '11
    4
    BOOYARN
  2. Nursing Home regulations State-by-State
    • Closed
    by Simplepleasures Jan 27, '08
    12
    merrywhiterose
  3. What do you do about MA, GNA, etc calling themselves nurses?
    by flymomrn Jun 1, '11
    23
    citylights89
  4. LPN Scope of practice/Picc lines-just moved to Indiana
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    by krissiee Jun 30, '04
    21
  5. Minimum nursing staff levels?????
    by CoeKohawk11 Mar 18, '11
    10
    lindarn
  6. Four point restraints
    by anastasia158 Jun 15, '11
    6
    vampiregirl
  7. Nurses with Hepatitis C
    • Closed
    by Seank May 7, '06
    9
    powergear
  8. Dangerous air conditions?
    by phosphorus Jun 13, '11
    2
    heron
  9. Infection control catch phrase to remind healthcare providers to wash their hands.
    by taclobanon May 21, '11
    10
    nursecox2011
  10. MA working beyond scope of practice
    by Catedi May 22, '11
    44
    amybeets05
  11. RN without ACLS pushing Versed?
    by NoAverageLPN Jun 1, '11
    12
    akulahawkRN
  12. ICU Nurse Monitoring Telemtry Patients
    by 2monkeys Jun 2, '11
    6
    Esme12
  13. "Graduating & Not Ready"
    by nursinggurl Jul 23, '10
    36
    ohioSICUrn
  14. Medication reconciliation software
    by orkwb May 30, '11
    4
    JustaGypsy
  15. Incident Reports
    • Closed
    by Yayamaya Jan 15, '09
    9
    mylkoa
  16. Esther's Voice
    by snugz May 26, '11
  17. Using Benedryl with pts with a subdural hematoma
    by wgrassmRN May 17, '11
    5
    KLRyanRNBSN
  18. "Continous" Telemetry Monitoring
    • Closed
    by starrigaven Oct 17, '09
    3
    rogerthatRN
  19. CNA scope of practice
    by deemalt May 9, '11
    15
    classicdame
  20. Person-centered approach
    by b0rea1is May 2, '11
    8
    CompleteUnknown
  21. ED Admissions Right At Shift Change
    by chordringer Feb 17, '11
    27
    RNhusky
  22. conscious sedation
    • Closed
    by nursedede Jan 23, '08
    12
    vagirn
  23. Elbow Restraints for In Home Use
    by AliceKay Apr 8, '11
    17
    sams76
  24. How to prevnt Medication Administration Errors
    • Closed
    by Murse911 Feb 27, '09
    15
    Angie O'Plasty
  25. LPN goin beyond scope of practice
    by SweetheartRN Mar 25, '11
    46
    SweetheartRN
  26. CNAs doing things not under licensure?
    by student29349 Mar 23, '11
    15
    LPNweezy
  27. Accepting tranfer of patient not qualified to care for...
    by jamesk78 Mar 8, '11
    16
    jrwest
  28. I hate my supervisor
    by LilKwonie Jun 19, '10
    33
    3dayRN
  29. LPN Scope of Practice in NJ
    by Nurse126 Mar 10, '11
  30. wrong i.v.f
    by NewlyGradBSN Mar 3, '11
    8
    NewlyGradBSN
  31. Worried...did not clamp main IV line.
    by chancie Feb 28, '11
    13
    MunoRN
  32. Not staying on top of pain - confusing orders - myths?
    by Biogirl4 Jan 3, '11
    30
    llerkl
  33. Frustrated with Lazy RN
    by Karla.S Feb 23, '11
    4
    caliotter3
  34. Increasing staff compliance with hand hygiene
    by LMJRN Jan 24, '11
    10
    locolorenzo22
  35. Safe Staffing Act in Texas
    by txaggie Jan 22, '11
    4
    gonzo1
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