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. Dementia screening with self-med and post fall assessments
    by dhsieversRN Jul 30, '11
    10
    dhsieversRN
  2. War is coming, the lines have been drawn!
    by outptsurgeryrn Jul 28, '11
    13
    roser13
  3. Could a Registered Nurse hold their own when it comes to treating patients...?
    by lee_sHAY Jul 4, '11
    20
    xtxrn
  4. Bedside report/hand off
    by winter_green Jul 24, '11
    27
    eriksoln
  5. Amoxicillin and Mono?
    by megwv Jul 22, '11
    3
  6. Patient Safety Net
    • Closed
    by NRSKarenRN Nov 12, '06
    6
    Mrs.Mom.RN
  7. HDC lines for dilaudid
    by meme3rn Jul 5, '11
    2
    meme3rn
  8. Morphine Authorization
    by Tropigirl05RN Jun 30, '11
    24
    ZippyGBR
  9. Staffing levels
    by eslvn Jul 1, '11
    4
    BOOYARN
  10. Nursing Home regulations State-by-State
    • Closed
    by Simplepleasures Jan 27, '08
    12
    merrywhiterose
  11. What do you do about MA, GNA, etc calling themselves nurses?
    by flymomrn Jun 1, '11
    23
    citylights89
  12. LPN Scope of practice/Picc lines-just moved to Indiana
    • Closed
    by krissiee Jun 30, '04
    21
  13. Minimum nursing staff levels?????
    by CoeKohawk11 Mar 18, '11
    10
    lindarn
  14. Four point restraints
    by anastasia158 Jun 15, '11
    6
    vampiregirl
  15. Nurses with Hepatitis C
    • Closed
    by Seank May 7, '06
    9
    powergear
  16. Dangerous air conditions?
    by phosphorus Jun 13, '11
    2
    heron
  17. Infection control catch phrase to remind healthcare providers to wash their hands.
    by taclobanon May 21, '11
    10
    nursecox2011
  18. MA working beyond scope of practice
    by Catedi May 22, '11
    44
    amybeets05
  19. RN without ACLS pushing Versed?
    by NoAverageLPN Jun 1, '11
    12
    akulahawkRN
  20. ICU Nurse Monitoring Telemtry Patients
    by 2monkeys Jun 2, '11
    6
    Esme12
  21. "Graduating & Not Ready"
    by nursinggurl Jul 23, '10
    36
    ohioSICUrn
  22. Medication reconciliation software
    by orkwb May 30, '11
    4
    JustaGypsy
  23. Incident Reports
    • Closed
    by Yayamaya Jan 15, '09
    9
    mylkoa
  24. Esther's Voice
    by snugz May 26, '11
  25. Using Benedryl with pts with a subdural hematoma
    by wgrassmRN May 17, '11
    5
    KLRyanRNBSN
  26. "Continous" Telemetry Monitoring
    • Closed
    by starrigaven Oct 17, '09
    3
    rogerthatRN
  27. CNA scope of practice
    by deemalt May 9, '11
    15
    classicdame
  28. Person-centered approach
    by b0rea1is May 2, '11
    8
    CompleteUnknown
  29. ED Admissions Right At Shift Change
    by chordringer Feb 17, '11
    27
    RNhusky
  30. conscious sedation
    • Closed
    by nursedede Jan 23, '08
    12
    vagirn
  31. Elbow Restraints for In Home Use
    by AliceKay Apr 8, '11
    17
    sams76
  32. How to prevnt Medication Administration Errors
    • Closed
    by Murse911 Feb 27, '09
    15
    Angie O'Plasty
  33. LPN goin beyond scope of practice
    by SweetheartRN Mar 25, '11
    46
    SweetheartRN
  34. CNAs doing things not under licensure?
    by student29349 Mar 23, '11
    15
    LPNweezy
  35. Accepting tranfer of patient not qualified to care for...
    by jamesk78 Mar 8, '11
    16
    jrwest
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