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. Foley in patient with undiagnosed urinary crystals
    by notanumber Apr 6
    5
    notanumber
  2. Safe patient handling/movement in medical/dental clinics
    by RiskManager Mar 29
    1
    Elfriede
  3. Double Checking subQ Insulin Requirement
    by KTakami25 Mar 8
    20
    CelticGoddess
  4. Anyone catch HIV from patients as a Nurse or Nursing student? My biggest fear!
    by FutureLPNNursing May 25, '16
    31
  5. Procedure Error: How Bad Is It?
    by wanna_be Mar 26
    8
    iluvivt
  6. Should I report the person who scheduled me to a patient I should not have been sitting?
    by Rayrayma Mar 16
    45
    ArrowRN
  7. Frustrating
    by nursebeth77 Feb 26
    21
    martymoose
  8. Sick from roof leaks and water damage at nursing home?
    by HappyCNA Mar 10
    12
    SmilingBluEyes
  9. A Stupid Mistake
    by ahcolwell Mar 24
    4
    SmilingBluEyes
  10. giving npo patient for egd food
    by RnMightyMouse Mar 23
    1
    kataraang
  11. Most efficient, easy way to stay UTD on new medicine?!
    by jen.lu Mar 22
    1
    vampiregirl
  12. Med tech
    by Michelle Bevan Mar 22
    3
    Here.I.Stand
  13. Okay to yell at the pharmacist for this?
    by T-Bird78 Mar 6
    10
    NanaPoo
  14. The Slow Code
    Article by TheCommuter Dec 5, '12
    172
    subee
  15. Canceled Patient Morphine Allergy
    by RNlife6 Feb 18
    12
    Ruby Vee
  16. Worried about skill mix
    by achapman763 Feb 7
    5
    srercg6
  17. getting reported to the board of nursing
    by sgregory0020 Feb 14
    2
    srercg6
  18. Your facility's policies on RESTRAINTS
    by Johnson3135, RN Feb 23
    1
    Double-Helix
  19. Drug theft/diversion at VA hospitals
    by RiskManager Feb 20
  20. Anxiety about diseases
    by ka2rn Dec 24, '14
    18
    sallyrnrrt
  21. comfort care order med dilemma
    by adra Feb 13
    4
    Here.I.Stand
  22. A large medical clinic management failure on so many levels
    by RiskManager Feb 8
    1
    Here.I.Stand
  23. Wrong side for amputation(loss of license)
    by Beldar_the_Cenobite Oct 14, '16
    48
    RestlessHeart
  24. Non-compliant Manipulative Patient
    by cinnybug Jan 19, '16
    36
    Tenebrae
  25. I can't believe that I made such a stupid mistake and am kicking myself!!!
    by RN Chaos Sep 16, '12
    63
    Amelia Montez
  26. I'm being investigated by the BON!
    by daisy_duke May 3, '15
    34
    Amelia Montez
  27. 2% of physicians account for half of the malpractice payments
    by RiskManager Jan 15
    2
    MaddieMT
  28. Staffing Ratios - New York
    by Spartacvs Jan 13
    9
    martymoose
  29. K and mag values overlooked
    by mikasa Dec 27, '16
    8
  30. What Can Be Done to Avoid this error?
    by callienewh Oct 29, '16
    11
    joyjan

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