Nursing Issues On Patient Safety - Page 2

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. Standby? Can someone cover two Departments?
    by OBnurse2016 Feb 10
    2
    nurse lala
  2. Hand Hygiene
    by Dikid Oct 16, '15
    18
    xoemmylouox
  3. malpractice insurance
    by jennifer_58 Jan 17
    3
    GaryGonzalez
  4. Advice please about new office job-surgery office
    by TurannaRN Feb 4
    4
    TurannaRN
  5. A doctor needs to be present to draw blood?
    by psu_213 Mar 18, '13
    52
    hayest
  6. Medication Error Reduction
    by Brandi,RN Feb 3
  7. Non-compliant Manipulative Patient
    by cinnybug Jan 19
    34
    heron
  8. if in doubt of code status should CPR be done ?
    by NurseLoveJoy88 Jan 12, '10
    26
    NewNorthwestRN
  9. Being cross trained wthout a choice.
    by sky1263 Oct 20, '15
    17
    anon456
  10. Frustrated! Possible misdiagnosis. Disgnosed as "pressure area" but looks rash-like
    by mlimoges Dec 19, '15
    11
    mlimoges
  11. DuraPrep use in pt with mild iodine allergy
    by coleeliza Jan 4
    2
    MunoRN
  12. Dilaudid for self-driving patient.
    by thecode Jul 26, '15
    37
    Kpholland
  13. Pneumovax 23 vaccine
    • Closed
    by nadean8 Dec 27, '15
    1
    TheCommuter
  14. I made a big mistake
    by Birdy2 Apr 14, '15
    23
    sandytoes
  15. Alteplase infusion for clotted port
    by Cincinatti1978 Jul 31, '15
    3
    emtb2rn
  16. hiv and infections
    by jennifer_58 Aug 30, '15
    18
    Chaserr
  17. At a loss for words..
    by xoemmylouox Sep 23, '15
    6
    annabanana2
  18. Subcutaneous injection pediatrics
    by Morganjones Dec 15, '15
    3
    CryssyD
  19. Hourly Rounding--pushing back
    by CharmantUn Aug 17, '15
    28
    Dafabb
  20. Near Misses, Close Calls, etc.
    by Jamuhh Nov 2, '15
    12
    anon456
  21. Inconsistencies when checking safe doses/different sources
    by anon456 Dec 1, '15
  22. Does your hospital go on diversion
    by NurseDMSN Nov 22, '15
    10
    applewhitern
  23. submitting an anonymous neglect report
    by fairdinkum Nov 11, '15
    8
    fairdinkum
  24. Yikes! Flu Shot!
    by ThespinaDiaz Oct 21, '15
    27
    iluvivt
  25. Stroke at homenursing
    by Elfriede Nov 7, '15
    7
    xoemmylouox
  26. Is it illegal to place a towel over a patient's face?
    by poolnurse Oct 19, '15
    49
    Adele_Michal7
  27. How does your facility prevent falls?
    by GoldiesMom May 3, '14
    39
    annie.rn
  28. Attention or nurses/staff!!
    by Brewsky Oct 5, '15
    5
    martymoose
  29. Can I get hep C without a needle stick?
    by futurerntho Oct 11, '15
    39
  30. What to do when u find an unresponsive patient
    by LucasNewGrad Jul 30, '15
    34
    freyarn
  31. Given NS Bolus order
    by berhaelee Oct 5, '15
    1
    Rose_Queen
  32. Bladder irrigation with a 2-way Foley
    by dudette10 Oct 4, '15
    1
    icuRNmaggie
  33. Clinic infusions
    by dmrodri Sep 16, '15
    5
    dmrodri
  34. Cellulitis post pneumococcal vaccine
    • Closed
    by Laura in Canada Jan 15, '14
    25
    Silverdragon102
  35. What is the nurse-patient ratio where you work?
    by kaliRN Aug 24, '12
    129
    shesanurse

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