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. 2% of physicians account for half of the malpractice payments
    by RiskManager Jan 15
    2
    MaddieMT
  2. Staffing Ratios - New York
    by Spartacvs Jan 13
    9
    martymoose
  3. K and mag values overlooked
    by mikasa Dec 27, '16
    8
  4. What Can Be Done to Avoid this error?
    by callienewh Oct 29, '16
    11
    joyjan
  5. Advice from fellow nurses regarding leaking catheter
    by Buster101 Jan 5
    3
    Double-Helix
  6. Nursing Safety and Passing NCLEX
    by Leno182 Dec 13, '16
    10
    nurse2033
  7. Patient's threatening violence
    by josephadn Dec 18, '16
    7
    nurse2033
  8. chest tube and cvad
    by nfeese Dec 13, '16
    4
    chare
  9. Flu shot and GBS
    by Gyurkiv Dec 1, '16
    8
    Wuzzie
  10. Possible TB Exposure?
    • Closed
    by FeministRN Dec 2, '16
    2
    JustBeachyNurse
  11. Nurses Notes: Guidelines On What Not To Chart
    Article FAQs by TheCommuter Mar 22, '14
    55
    Garden,RN
  12. Is my safety compromised?
    by Cmtz108 Oct 31, '16
    12
    canoehead
  13. Using Equipment with no Training?
    by NeuroRNny Nov 21, '16
    10
    ckm2
  14. Would you report this error?
    by caffeinatednurse Oct 23, '16
    32
    SCFreeman
  15. Whistle blower/terminated
    by CaliGena Oct 21, '16
    12
    canoehead
  16. nurse call response times in Ontario hospitals
    • Closed
    by fizzydrinks Oct 15, '16
    76
    traumaRUs
  17. Bed Bugs
    by Prissilla1484 Nov 6, '10
    17
    LJ109
  18. Senate act for minimum nurse to patient ratios.
    by BeenThere2012 Oct 6, '16
    5
    chare
  19. Bedpan dilemma
    by Pennyrieder May 12, '14
    22
    Double-Helix
  20. 1 year into nursing, still feel like things don't "click"
    by TarheelGirlx3 Aug 4, '16
    12
    Cowboyardee
  21. Forbidden Extremity Sign and VTE in Arm
    by lapizius Sep 22, '16
    4
    oceanblue52
  22. Unsafe work conditions?
    by whitsj2 Jul 22, '16
    10
    BeenThere2012
  23. Why are we so complacent with high patient loads
    by Fullmetalnurse May 14, '16
    13
    BeenThere2012
  24. Does your hospital go on diversion
    by NurseDMSN Nov 22, '15
    12
    mmc51264
  25. Urinary Catheter
    by lulu_mata11 Sep 30, '16
    3
    kataraang
  26. CPAP, a talk with my charge, and an unhelpful RT
    by x3divine Sep 16, '16
    16
    Tenebrae
  27. Bullied for reporting a med error by another nurse
    by StaffNurseMcS Sep 14, '13
    48
    BeenThere2012
  28. CPR Universal Precautions
    by ppsmi Sep 14, '16
    8
    paroxetina
  29. AMA safety
    by CNSnurse Sep 16, '16
    5
    Boog'sCRRN246
  30. Cath Lab Code Blue
    by rubyagnes Sep 3, '16
    4
    martymoose

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