Nursing Issues On Patient Safety

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.

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  1. C-Diff and commode disinfection
    by momandstudent Jan 30
    11
    Loo17
  2. Hepatitis scare Arizona Prison
    by mursejohn Jan 28
    28
    OrganizedChaos
  3. AIIMS
    2
    superfunnygirl
  4. Iv
    Iv
    by Terry0425 Feb 1
    6
    psu_213
  5. Nursing and c-spine procedure
    by devil84720 Dec 30, '13
    2
    meljonumd
  6. Advice regarding fluroscopy exposure to patients and staff
    by steph2446 Jan 24
    5
    GrnTea
  7. IV initiation
    by Saasy Jan 28
    5
    SoldierNurse22
  8. Still Angry at MAs playing nurse or PA
    • Closed
    by CaLLaCoDe Jul 12, '10
    33
    BlueDevil,DNP
  9. Abandonment?
    by RNurse1 Jan 16
    11
    canoehead
  10. Hurrying death?
    by lalalulu Dec 11, '12
    27
    johnys
  11. Nursing issue with Pros & Cons
    by joyfun260 Jan 23
  12. Ventilator pt chokes on food
    by bcassella2007 Jan 20
    22
    TraumaSurfer
  13. computaion of IV
    by vj2jam Jan 14
    3
    IVRUS
  14. Arterial Sheaths on the floor instead of the Unit
    by Paperchasr Jan 17
    9
  15. Call in sick, or risk getting patients sick?
    by stelarRN Dec 23, '09
    34
    anon456
  16. Can you take a patient's medication without their consent?
    by balmybalmblam Jan 11
    28
    slobbygirl
  17. Are Alcohol Rubs done any more? Are they considered safe?
    by visionary123 Jan 12
    3
    Here.I.Stand
  18. ER nurses not calling report anymore...
    by plinytheRN Sep 3, '13
    197
    Here.I.Stand
  19. ICU nurses covering Rapid Response. Help!
    by kdubose12 Jan 11
    4
    AJJKRN
  20. ReUsed surgical wound ice paks
    by ckm2 Jan 12
    4
    nrsang97
  21. Patients Cheeking medications
    by sdegracia Jan 6
    15
    LadyFree28
  22. All kinds of issues
    by NightNurseRN13 Dec 31, '13
    8
    NightNurseRN13
  23. new nurse needs advice, worries a lot
    by cbear5 Jan 10
    3
    GrnTea
  24. How likely is termination?
    by bbcfan Dec 29, '13
    39
    monkeybug
  25. I wouldnt allow her to die -Hospice
    by Aznurse711 Jan 8
    4
    imintrouble
  26. Patient abandonment?
    by BacktoBasics Dec 31, '13
    3
    GrnTea
  27. Sick
    by Saasy Dec 9, '13
    19
    KelRN215
  28. Safety in hospitals with unions
    by newgradchad Dec 25, '13
    4
    mdfog10
  29. Interruptions during my med pass
    Poll by Nspirit Aug 3, '13
    36
    Kaltia
  30. My patient had HIV and the flu but wore mask incorrectly
    • Closed
    by ssoxford Dec 23, '13
    39
    NRSKarenRN
  31. Another heparin protocol...
    by nyteshade Dec 22, '13
    14
    nyteshade
  32. A question on failure to sterilize equipment
    by ForeverALearner Dec 24, '13
  33. New job: "Don't worry about following the MAR" & other scary stuff
    by kak85 Jul 20, '13
    49
    CapeCodMermaid
  34. Let's not try to make them invalids or keep them invalids
    by Saiderap Oct 30, '13
    5
    canoehead
  35. Medication deviation... Patient right to know?
    by Kimberlyace Nov 23, '13
    9
    canoehead
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