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. LPN Scope of practice/Picc lines-just moved to Indiana
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    by krissiee Jun 30, '04
    21
  2. Minimum nursing staff levels?????
    by CoeKohawk11 Mar 18, '11
    10
    lindarn
  3. Four point restraints
    by anastasia158 Jun 15, '11
    6
    vampiregirl
  4. Nurses with Hepatitis C
    • Closed
    by Seank May 7, '06
    9
    powergear
  5. Dangerous air conditions?
    by phosphorus Jun 13, '11
    2
    heron
  6. Infection control catch phrase to remind healthcare providers to wash their hands.
    by taclobanon May 21, '11
    10
    nursecox2011
  7. MA working beyond scope of practice
    by Catedi May 22, '11
    44
    amybeets05
  8. RN without ACLS pushing Versed?
    by NoAverageLPN Jun 1, '11
    12
    akulahawkRN
  9. ICU Nurse Monitoring Telemtry Patients
    by 2monkeys Jun 2, '11
    6
    Esme12
  10. "Graduating & Not Ready"
    by nursinggurl Jul 23, '10
    36
    ohioSICUrn
  11. Medication reconciliation software
    by orkwb May 30, '11
    4
    JustaGypsy
  12. Incident Reports
    • Closed
    by Yayamaya Jan 15, '09
    9
    mylkoa
  13. Esther's Voice
    by snugz May 26, '11
  14. Using Benedryl with pts with a subdural hematoma
    by wgrassmRN May 17, '11
    5
    KLRyanRNBSN
  15. "Continous" Telemetry Monitoring
    • Closed
    by starrigaven Oct 17, '09
    3
    rogerthatRN
  16. CNA scope of practice
    by deemalt May 9, '11
    15
    classicdame
  17. Person-centered approach
    by b0rea1is May 2, '11
    8
    CompleteUnknown
  18. ED Admissions Right At Shift Change
    by chordringer Feb 17, '11
    27
    RNhusky
  19. conscious sedation
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    by nursedede Jan 23, '08
    12
    vagirn
  20. Elbow Restraints for In Home Use
    by AliceKay Apr 8, '11
    17
    sams76
  21. How to prevnt Medication Administration Errors
    • Closed
    by Murse911 Feb 27, '09
    15
    Angie O'Plasty
  22. LPN goin beyond scope of practice
    by SweetheartRN Mar 25, '11
    46
    SweetheartRN
  23. CNAs doing things not under licensure?
    by student29349 Mar 23, '11
    15
    LPNweezy
  24. Accepting tranfer of patient not qualified to care for...
    by jamesk78 Mar 8, '11
    16
    jrwest
  25. I hate my supervisor
    by LilKwonie Jun 19, '10
    33
    3dayRN
  26. LPN Scope of Practice in NJ
    by Nurse126 Mar 10, '11
  27. wrong i.v.f
    by NewlyGradBSN Mar 3, '11
    8
    NewlyGradBSN
  28. Worried...did not clamp main IV line.
    by chancie Feb 28, '11
    13
    MunoRN
  29. Not staying on top of pain - confusing orders - myths?
    by Biogirl4 Jan 3, '11
    30
    llerkl
  30. Frustrated with Lazy RN
    by Karla.S Feb 23, '11
    4
    caliotter3
  31. Increasing staff compliance with hand hygiene
    by LMJRN Jan 24, '11
    10
    locolorenzo22
  32. Safe Staffing Act in Texas
    by txaggie Jan 22, '11
    4
    gonzo1
  33. An Alzheimers patient was raped...
    • Closed
    by laurakoko Oct 14, '04
    32
    anonymous1383
  34. ANA Handle with Care Program-Injury of Nurses
    by WhichWayIsUp? Jan 6, '11
    10
    sirI
  35. Discontinuing IJ turned into a Rapid Response
    by Manatee111 Mar 20, '10
    19
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