Nursing Issues On Patient Safety - page 3

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. Delegation question
    by blueskyy May 26, '16
    10
    jadelpn
  2. Pressure Ulcer Prevention
    by RLDickman May 18, '16
    3
    MunoRN
  3. Picked up a resident.
    by AmIWrong? Apr 13, '16
    6
    sallyrnrrt
  4. I harmed my first patient today.
    by starwarrior Feb 24, '16
    64
    Tabithaa711
  5. When a Confused Patient Smarter than a Doctor
    by Steve123 Dec 6, '13
    12
    Tfulton
  6. Feeling really bad!
    by Rehabnurse45 Apr 29, '16
    8
    Lad345
  7. Is a patient out of my care if he is in another department off the floor?
    by BiohazardBetty Dec 31, '15
    27
    BiohazardBetty
  8. The Slow Code
    Article by TheCommuter Dec 5, '12
    169
    Mommavik
  9. What more can I do as a nurse?
    by Mis228 Mar 23, '16
    2
    Mommavik
  10. Help Me Decide!
    by RexRN Apr 15, '16
    2
    Mommavik
  11. didn't call about anticoagulation
    by sweetstrwbrry1 Mar 26, '16
    11
    canoehead
  12. Medication Error Statistics
    by McBx3 Jan 27, '16
    3
    fibroblast
  13. Head injury, Haldol, catheter, restraints?
    • Closed
    by DeeTribeste Mar 29, '16
    1
    JustBeachyNurse
  14. RCA meeting
    by RnH15 Mar 24, '16
    2
    RNNPICU
  15. iv infiltration help
    by JaxJax5423 Feb 20, '16
    5
    JaxJax5423
  16. Amiodarone
    by BecomingNursey Feb 4, '16
    17
    canned_bread
  17. Dialysis Subclavian line antibiotics.
    by ArvinC EMT Feb 29, '16
    32
    Twinmom06
  18. Turns q2h
    by CBsMommy Aug 15, '11
    12
    emetts
  19. C-Diff Isolation
    by RexRN Feb 17, '16
    10
    Wrench Party
  20. I added Aquadest on it, didn't I? Omygod! That's alcohol 70%!
    by chadvena Dec 12, '15
    8
    calivianya
  21. Standby? Can someone cover two Departments?
    by OBnurse2016 Feb 10, '16
    2
    nurse lala
  22. Hand Hygiene
    by Dikid Oct 16, '15
    18
    xoemmylouox
  23. malpractice insurance
    by jennifer_58 Jan 17, '16
    3
    GaryGonzalez
  24. Advice please about new office job-surgery office
    by TurannaRN Feb 4, '16
    4
    TurannaRN
  25. A doctor needs to be present to draw blood?
    by psu_213 Mar 18, '13
    52
    hayest
  26. Medication Error Reduction
    by Brandi,RN Feb 3, '16
  27. Non-compliant Manipulative Patient
    by cinnybug Jan 19, '16
    34
    heron
  28. if in doubt of code status should CPR be done ?
    by NurseLoveJoy88 Jan 12, '10
    26
    NewNorthwestRN
  29. Being cross trained wthout a choice.
    by sky1263 Oct 20, '15
    17
    anon456
  30. Frustrated! Possible misdiagnosis. Disgnosed as "pressure area" but looks rash-like
    by mlimoges Dec 19, '15
    11
    mlimoges

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