Nursing Issues On Patient Safety - Page 3

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. Dilaudid for self-driving patient.
    by thecode Jul 26, '15
    37
    Kpholland
  2. Pneumovax 23 vaccine
    • Closed
    by nadean8 Dec 27, '15
    1
    TheCommuter
  3. I made a big mistake
    by Birdy2 Apr 14, '15
    23
    sandytoes
  4. Alteplase infusion for clotted port
    by Cincinatti1978 Jul 31, '15
    3
    emtb2rn
  5. hiv and infections
    by jennifer_58 Aug 30, '15
    18
    Chaserr
  6. At a loss for words..
    by xoemmylouox Sep 23, '15
    6
    annabanana2
  7. Subcutaneous injection pediatrics
    by Morganjones Dec 15, '15
    3
    CryssyD
  8. Hourly Rounding--pushing back
    by CharmantUn Aug 17, '15
    28
    Dafabb
  9. Near Misses, Close Calls, etc.
    by Jamuhh Nov 2, '15
    12
    anon456
  10. Inconsistencies when checking safe doses/different sources
    by anon456 Dec 1, '15
  11. Does your hospital go on diversion
    by NurseDMSN Nov 22, '15
    10
    applewhitern
  12. submitting an anonymous neglect report
    by fairdinkum Nov 11, '15
    8
    fairdinkum
  13. Yikes! Flu Shot!
    by ThespinaDiaz Oct 21, '15
    27
    iluvivt
  14. Stroke at homenursing
    by Elfriede Nov 7, '15
    7
    xoemmylouox
  15. Is it illegal to place a towel over a patient's face?
    by poolnurse Oct 19, '15
    49
    Adele_Michal7
  16. How does your facility prevent falls?
    by GoldiesMom May 3, '14
    39
    annie.rn
  17. Attention or nurses/staff!!
    by Brewsky Oct 5, '15
    5
    martymoose
  18. Can I get hep C without a needle stick?
    by futurerntho Oct 11, '15
    39
  19. What to do when u find an unresponsive patient
    by LucasNewGrad Jul 30, '15
    34
    freyarn
  20. Given NS Bolus order
    by berhaelee Oct 5, '15
    1
    Rose_Queen
  21. Bladder irrigation with a 2-way Foley
    by dudette10 Oct 4, '15
    1
    icuRNmaggie
  22. Clinic infusions
    by dmrodri Sep 16, '15
    5
    dmrodri
  23. Cellulitis post pneumococcal vaccine
    • Closed
    by Laura in Canada Jan 15, '14
    25
    Silverdragon102
  24. What is the nurse-patient ratio where you work?
    by kaliRN Aug 24, '12
    129
    shesanurse
  25. Assigned to TWO units simultaneously, anyone else?
    by Sol6 Aug 28, '15
    7
    herring_RN
  26. Shift length and nurse error rate
    by granolapher Aug 18, '15
    4
    ambr46
  27. On call hours in Texas
    by bluedragonfly13 Aug 10, '15
    2
    HouTx
  28. .....
    by Communitynurse365 Aug 17, '15
  29. Help! I think I'm going to accidently hurt or kill someone
    by HollySue061566 Feb 17, '15
    21
    canoehead
  30. Staff ratio, dangerous situation
    by Salutations Aug 5, '14
    11
    nurseprnRN
  31. Teamwork...Why do we do this to ourselves?
    by Beachbum671 Jul 21, '15
    26
    katfish67lpn
  32. Delirium tremens, level of care?
    by hybr1d Jun 28, '15
    32
    Nightengail
  33. Physical Restraint in Intensive care unit
    by samer2014 Jun 20, '15
    11
    critical<3s
  34. Texting & Driving: Must See Video
    by AllieSparksRN Jun 20, '15
    5
    NOADLS
  35. Feeling a little discourage
    by kurisutein Jun 16, '15
    3
    hybr1d

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