Nursing Issues On Patient Safety - page 4

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. Coworker Politics v. Endangered Patient
    by atxgirlrn Jun 24
    5
    toomuchbaloney
  2. How does your facility prevent falls?
    by GoldiesMom May 3
    27
    not.done.yet
  3. HELP med error on my first day as a solo RN
    by cardiobaby Jun 23
    9
    prnqday
  4. moderate sedation - a nurses right to refuse
    by ConcernedRN03 Jun 21
    7
    Kooky Korky
  5. Safe Nurse Staffing for Patient Safety & Quality Care Act
    by j0yegan Feb 24
    43
    herring_RN
  6. Would you hold Metformin fot a BS level of 149
    by Nola009 Feb 12
    57
    Christy1019
  7. Should I Report?
    by Skeeter19910 Jun 19
    9
    jadelpn
  8. am i reasonably resigning?
    by wakeuptothesun86 Mar 28
    40
    RNlove17
  9. Patients Cheeking medications
    by sdegracia Jan 6
    20
    LadyFree28
  10. I was written up and put back on orientation
    by Kalicokats Jun 14
    30
    GrnTea
  11. ativan gel
    by lmss Jun 19
    6
    MunoRN
  12. Nurses and Lunch Breaks in NYC
    by SonBSN Jun 4
    22
    Here.I.Stand
  13. Right Decision?
    by Lylesmom Jun 17
    6
    toomuchbaloney
  14. Higher patient load, higher acuity, and adverse events
    by snsbelcher Jun 2
    12
    not.done.yet
  15. Possible needle stick
    by newgrad1988 Jun 12
    10
    GrnTea
  16. Documenting allergies in computer programs
    by THERESAHALL May 29
    11
    ParvulusPuella
  17. The Slow Code
    Article by TheCommuter Dec 5, '12
    148
    sweetdreameRN
  18. This is horrible: the doctors and staff won't do anything
    • Closed
    by Nola009 Apr 25
    13
    Nola009
  19. Doctor insists I use expired Dilaudid on patients
    by Buffy31 May 29
    46
    Buffy31
  20. Break the Silence Report Bullying
    Article by SEABOATSHELLS Sep 6, '13
    85
    BonnieBorcyk
  21. Is it acceptable nursing practice?
    by csimes Jun 2
    7
    HouTx
  22. Equipment in pt rooms
    by nursling2012 Jun 5
    1
    HouTx
  23. Research on catheter removal
    by crys1bigz May 29
    5
    GrnTea
  24. morphine reduction in dying
    by joannotrealname May 31
    5
    joannotrealname
  25. Blood clots & IV/central line tubing...When does this become a hazard!?
    by RN A May 19
    21
  26. Low HR
    by joe007 May 20
    20
  27. Bedpan dilemma
    by Pennyrieder May 12
    20
    BrandonLPN
  28. Triage Call Bell?
    by Esme12 Apr 9
    39
    amberella123
  29. Can parents give medically fragile kids meds w/o Dr. order in homecare?
    by smartnurse1982 May 15
    54
    KelRN215
  30. Dealing with arrogant staff
    by lumbarpain May 5
    12
    libbyliberal
  31. ER help!
    by AubreyWinkler May 6
    8
    macfar28
  32. How Would Hand Hygiene Save Lives!
    by Ahmed Elgameel Apr 3
    4
    anon456
  33. Transportation Safety Question
    by fitzfan82 Apr 26
    11
    Vanilla101
  34. Ethics
    by mstere May 5
    13
    systoly
  35. Choked by a patient. How do you deal with this trauma?
    by 222mom222 Mar 12
    59
    Here.I.Stand

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