Nursing Issues On Patient Safety - page 2

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. Whistle blower/terminated
    by CaliGena Oct 21, '16
    12
    canoehead
  2. nurse call response times in Ontario hospitals
    • Closed
    by fizzydrinks Oct 15, '16
    76
    traumaRUs
  3. Bed Bugs
    by Prissilla1484 Nov 6, '10
    17
    LJ109
  4. Senate act for minimum nurse to patient ratios.
    by BeenThere2012 Oct 6, '16
    5
    chare
  5. Bedpan dilemma
    by Pennyrieder May 12, '14
    22
    Double-Helix
  6. 1 year into nursing, still feel like things don't "click"
    by TarheelGirlx3 Aug 4, '16
    12
    Cowboyardee
  7. Forbidden Extremity Sign and VTE in Arm
    by lapizius Sep 22, '16
    4
    oceanblue52
  8. Unsafe work conditions?
    by whitsj2 Jul 22, '16
    10
    BeenThere2012
  9. Why are we so complacent with high patient loads
    by Fullmetalnurse May 14, '16
    13
    BeenThere2012
  10. Does your hospital go on diversion
    by NurseDMSN Nov 22, '15
    12
    mmc51264
  11. Urinary Catheter
    by lulu_mata11 Sep 30, '16
    3
    kataraang
  12. CPAP, a talk with my charge, and an unhelpful RT
    by x3divine Sep 16, '16
    16
    Tenebrae
  13. Bullied for reporting a med error by another nurse
    by StaffNurseMcS Sep 14, '13
    48
    BeenThere2012
  14. CPR Universal Precautions
    by ppsmi Sep 14, '16
    8
    paroxetina
  15. AMA safety
    by CNSnurse Sep 16, '16
    5
    Boog'sCRRN246
  16. Cath Lab Code Blue
    by rubyagnes Sep 3, '16
    4
    martymoose
  17. Medicare fraud
    by Magnoliaflowers Sep 10, '16
    4
    Buyer beware
  18. CNA: Patient and LVN: Patient ratio's in an ALF??
    by jennakay89 May 30, '10
    6
  19. Sundowning and the risk of a patient fall
    by jm_emt Aug 16, '16
    5
    Here.I.Stand
  20. PCA pumps and capnography
    by Double Dunker Sep 2, '16
    5
    haunani
  21. med error on first shift
    by patcheslatches Aug 30, '16
    5
    GreenOne
  22. Anyone know reliable strategies to obtain needed patient lifts?
    by jm_emt Aug 31, '16
    1
    BuckyBadgerRN
  23. I need advice
    by Stephienic Aug 23, '16
    3
    spowell16
  24. Not firing a nurse for being unsafe
    by db2xs Aug 15, '16
    10
    db2xs
  25. Would You Do This?
    by westieluv Aug 18, '16
    7
    Marisette
  26. Nursing and practices that are not safe
    by Springdaisy Aug 25, '16
    2
    BuckyBadgerRN
  27. Recordkeeping
    by champycj Aug 24, '16
    1
    BuckyBadgerRN
  28. Safety issue: 2 high risk pt's: one fell during shift
    by LonghornChic Aug 9, '16
    9
    crazin01
  29. How to advocate for safe staffing?
    by XxmercymexX Aug 2, '16
    1
    Buyer beware
  30. Lifting Equiptment? Dos/Donts and Patient Safety
    by SexyFloridaGirl Jun 11, '13
    12
    jm_emt

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