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. Practicing Out of Scope
    by DorselFin Nov 24, '13
    27
  2. Saw a nurse yelling at a patient in ICU
    by inspiredbynavy Sep 5, '13
    73
    sammiesmom
  3. When a Confused Patient Smarter than a Doctor
    by Steve123 Dec 6, '13
    10
    cardiacfreak
  4. medical error injection
    by jennifer009 Oct 31, '13
    42
    liketheairport
  5. tubex vs. syringe
    by meaganbuck Nov 20, '13
    7
    ~*Stargazer*~
  6. pt falls
    by ekeeven Oct 31, '13
    20
    imintrouble
  7. Reporting Critical Value..
    by BlizzAngel Nov 11, '13
    13
    prnqday
  8. Physicians Who Don't Do Assessments
    by 1RN4Christ Oct 15, '13
    33
    Umberlee
  9. Injury to patient. New nurse questions.
    by amandamichigan Nov 13, '13
    3
    Cosmo&Wanda
  10. Bedside Shift Reporting in combined Postpartum & Labor Unit
    by kmcma Nov 12, '13
    1
    monkeybug
  11. Med error??
    by determinedlpn Nov 2, '13
    4
    OCNRN63
  12. pt baths
    by ekeeven Oct 31, '13
    4
    jadelpn
  13. tb skin test after being vaccinated with bcg
    • Closed
    by krazievi3t6url Aug 2, '10
    14
    Esme12
  14. What critical vital signs would institute a rapid response
    by uniquegifts1 Jul 3, '13
    27
    KelRN215
  15. Medical error prevention
    by jxl377 Oct 22, '13
    9
    dudette10
  16. Protocol for dirty linen?
    by NRuiz Oct 22, '13
    29
  17. Need advice: Frequent falls of non compliant homebound pt with dementia
    by autumnlea Oct 17, '13
    44
    ktwlpn
  18. medical abuse?
    by sfaithj Oct 15, '13
    18
    CrunchRN
  19. Incorrect documentation co-worker, home care. HELP!!!
    by Kirbycrew7 Oct 13, '13
    6
    mluvsgnc
  20. Snowed a patient
    by 0.adamantite Sep 22, '13
    28
    1RN4Christ
  21. How many patients do you get on night duty?
    by uniquegifts1 Jul 3, '13
    21
    Pneumothorax
  22. Alarm Coverage for Busy Coworkers
    by SafetyRN Oct 4, '13
    2
    ausrnurse
  23. HELP!! No charge nurse, no supervisor and OUTRAGEOUS ratios!!
    by ncrn4806 Jun 28, '13
    45
    RNlove17
  24. Staffing Ratios - How do they affect you?
    by lizstaub Mar 19, '13
    3
    Candogal
  25. Short-cuts and bypassing protocol
    by jennyg23 Sep 5, '13
    3
  26. Bullied for reporting a med error by another nurse
    by StaffNurseMcS Sep 14, '13
    40
  27. Nurse digs out necrotic tumor!
    • Closed
    by Christina12345 Sep 21, '13
    10
    Esme12
  28. Pill falls on pt gown...is it safe to give?
    by sle1191 Mar 7, '12
    58
    nurse2033
  29. What are the main things you can get written up for ?
    by Aongroup1990 Jun 2, '12
    16
    MB-mom.RN
  30. Bed down close to the floor for safety
    by Saiderap Jul 22, '13
    13
    MB-mom.RN
  31. Blood cultures
    by Belle2013 Sep 17, '13
    2
    green34
  32. Well.. I guess I am going to be canned
    by Phoenix2541 Sep 10, '13
    113
    Kidrn911
  33. My first med error
    by KkRN126 Sep 11, '13
    6
    KkRN126
  34. Insulin order
    by newbiern22 Sep 15, '13
    4
    Kidrn911
  35. Student Nurse--first clinical rotation on isolation floor?!
    by babygirl3374 Sep 16, '13
    5
    babygirl3374
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