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. Non-compliant Manipulative Patient
    by cinnybug Jan 19
    34
    heron
  2. if in doubt of code status should CPR be done ?
    by NurseLoveJoy88 Jan 12, '10
    26
    NewNorthwestRN
  3. Being cross trained wthout a choice.
    by sky1263 Oct 20, '15
    17
    anon456
  4. Frustrated! Possible misdiagnosis. Disgnosed as "pressure area" but looks rash-like
    by mlimoges Dec 19, '15
    11
    mlimoges
  5. DuraPrep use in pt with mild iodine allergy
    by coleeliza Jan 4
    2
    MunoRN
  6. Dilaudid for self-driving patient.
    by thecode Jul 26, '15
    37
    Kpholland
  7. Pneumovax 23 vaccine
    • Closed
    by nadean8 Dec 27, '15
    1
    TheCommuter
  8. I made a big mistake
    by Birdy2 Apr 14, '15
    23
    sandytoes
  9. Alteplase infusion for clotted port
    by Cincinatti1978 Jul 31, '15
    3
    emtb2rn
  10. hiv and infections
    by jennifer_58 Aug 30, '15
    18
    Chaserr
  11. At a loss for words..
    by xoemmylouox Sep 23, '15
    6
    annabanana2
  12. Subcutaneous injection pediatrics
    by Morganjones Dec 15, '15
    3
    CryssyD
  13. Hourly Rounding--pushing back
    by CharmantUn Aug 17, '15
    28
    Dafabb
  14. Near Misses, Close Calls, etc.
    by Jamuhh Nov 2, '15
    12
    anon456
  15. Inconsistencies when checking safe doses/different sources
    by anon456 Dec 1, '15
  16. Does your hospital go on diversion
    by NurseDMSN Nov 22, '15
    10
    applewhitern
  17. submitting an anonymous neglect report
    by fairdinkum Nov 11, '15
    8
    fairdinkum
  18. Yikes! Flu Shot!
    by ThespinaDiaz Oct 21, '15
    27
    iluvivt
  19. Stroke at homenursing
    by Elfriede Nov 7, '15
    7
    xoemmylouox
  20. Is it illegal to place a towel over a patient's face?
    by poolnurse Oct 19, '15
    49
    Adele_Michal7
  21. How does your facility prevent falls?
    by GoldiesMom May 3, '14
    39
    annie.rn
  22. Attention or nurses/staff!!
    by Brewsky Oct 5, '15
    5
    martymoose
  23. Can I get hep C without a needle stick?
    by futurerntho Oct 11, '15
    39
  24. What to do when u find an unresponsive patient
    by LucasNewGrad Jul 30, '15
    34
    freyarn
  25. Given NS Bolus order
    by berhaelee Oct 5, '15
    1
    Rose_Queen
  26. Bladder irrigation with a 2-way Foley
    by dudette10 Oct 4, '15
    1
    icuRNmaggie
  27. Clinic infusions
    by dmrodri Sep 16, '15
    5
    dmrodri
  28. Cellulitis post pneumococcal vaccine
    • Closed
    by Laura in Canada Jan 15, '14
    25
    Silverdragon102
  29. What is the nurse-patient ratio where you work?
    by kaliRN Aug 24, '12
    129
    shesanurse
  30. Assigned to TWO units simultaneously, anyone else?
    by Sol6 Aug 28, '15
    7
    herring_RN
  31. Shift length and nurse error rate
    by granolapher Aug 18, '15
    4
    ambr46
  32. On call hours in Texas
    by bluedragonfly13 Aug 10, '15
    2
    HouTx
  33. .....
    by Communitynurse365 Aug 17, '15
  34. Help! I think I'm going to accidently hurt or kill someone
    by HollySue061566 Feb 17, '15
    21
    canoehead
  35. Staff ratio, dangerous situation
    by Salutations Aug 5, '14
    11
    nurseprnRN

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