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. DNR- Do Not Treat?
    by GinaCat Jun 17, '12
    34
    Loo17
  2. Safe/unsafe ER Transfer times to Inpatient Units
    by Sashat3 Oct 5
    2
    sandyfeet
  3. grandchildren signing consent
    by ANEESAHM Oct 6
    8
    Altra
  4. Hospital / Department schedule follow up appointments for patients before discharge?
    by KQG333 Sep 29
    5
    mudd68
  5. What went wrong with my IM injection?
    by littlemissfit Oct 7
    11
    psu_213
  6. Tuberculosis Exposure
    by kritter01 Feb 9, '11
    17
    klone
  7. Nurse Patient Ratio
    by lolaimation Sep 8
    8
    herring_RN
  8. Could this be construed as "abuse"?
    by Pat_Pat RN Sep 13
    45
    orange_dolphin
  9. Understaffed Surgical Unit
    by rnz17 Sep 10
    9
    herring_RN
  10. Medication error
    by LilaJensenHerman Sep 19
    3
    vintagemother
  11. epic nursing communications vs epic orders
    by Lvuv Sep 16
    6
    dudette10
  12. Would You Be Willing to do This?
    by westieluv Sep 2
    38
    Debilpn23
  13. Infection control
    by Frank10 Sep 15
    1
    Here.I.Stand
  14. When to wash, When to rub?
    by jwha Sep 15
    3
    anon456
  15. Have any of you ever been stuck by a needle and not felt it?
    by ka2rn Sep 5
    14
    Ruby Vee
  16. Bed alarms
    by katie2002 Sep 3
    8
    LadyFree28
  17. California CNA scope of practice question
    • Closed
    Poll by CaliCNA Sep 13
    5
    Esme12
  18. Please help me understand
    by Clementia Aug 27
    36
    duskyjewel
  19. What "near drowning" looks like and a story
    by anon456 Jul 15
    11
    annie.rn
  20. reported a nurse stealing narcs and not giving meds, shes friends with the DON :(
    by CynicallyVexed Aug 18
    29
    heron
  21. I caused skin tear
    by Purple_roses Sep 1
    9
  22. Study: Doctors don't wash hands properly 40% of the time
    by herring_RN Sep 3, '13
    17
    cd365c
  23. Unobserved fall and I feel awful!
    by EmeryRN Aug 28
    22
    amoLucia
  24. Nurse cutbacks linked to death rates
    by sam1971 Aug 10
    5
    IL-male RN
  25. Morbidly Obese and Fall risk
    by NightNurseRN13 Aug 26
    2
    NightNurseRN13
  26. Diary of An ECMO Nurse
    by nowplayingjc Aug 17
    8
  27. intentional or falls
    by Lvuv Aug 21
    12
    morte
  28. Accuracy and Patient Safety vs Time Management
    by Goldenhare Nov 17, '11
    13
    Valerie99
  29. New nurse and big mistakes
    by apnurserock Jul 30
    12
  30. Please, could an experienced nurse help.
    by soon_2Bnurse Aug 17
    10
    OCNRN63
  31. The face of a medical error...
    by ♪♫ in my ♥ May 20
    92
    herring_RN
  32. Anticipation: Behavioral Risk Assessment
    Article by jadelpn Aug 7
    4
    Rococo
  33. Unsafe ED
    by HeartRN13 May 2
    74
    Here.I.Stand
  34. Floating
    by luvmybabes Aug 9
    3
    Here.I.Stand
  35. Sentinel Events
    by NYCHikerRN Jul 27
    31
    icuRNmaggie

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