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. Turns q2h
    by CBsMommy Aug 15, '11
    12
    emetts
  2. C-Diff Isolation
    by RexRN Feb 17, '16
    10
    Wrench Party
  3. I added Aquadest on it, didn't I? Omygod! That's alcohol 70%!
    by chadvena Dec 12, '15
    8
    calivianya
  4. Standby? Can someone cover two Departments?
    by OBnurse2016 Feb 10, '16
    2
    nurse lala
  5. Hand Hygiene
    by Dikid Oct 16, '15
    18
    xoemmylouox
  6. malpractice insurance
    by jennifer_58 Jan 17, '16
    3
    GaryGonzalez
  7. Advice please about new office job-surgery office
    by TurannaRN Feb 4, '16
    4
    TurannaRN
  8. A doctor needs to be present to draw blood?
    by psu_213 Mar 18, '13
    52
    hayest
  9. Medication Error Reduction
    by Brandi,RN Feb 3, '16
  10. if in doubt of code status should CPR be done ?
    by NurseLoveJoy88 Jan 12, '10
    26
    NewNorthwestRN
  11. Being cross trained wthout a choice.
    by sky1263 Oct 20, '15
    17
    anon456
  12. Frustrated! Possible misdiagnosis. Disgnosed as "pressure area" but looks rash-like
    by mlimoges Dec 19, '15
    11
    mlimoges
  13. DuraPrep use in pt with mild iodine allergy
    by coleeliza Jan 4, '16
    2
    MunoRN
  14. Dilaudid for self-driving patient.
    by thecode Jul 26, '15
    37
    Kpholland
  15. Pneumovax 23 vaccine
    • Closed
    by nadean8 Dec 27, '15
    1
    TheCommuter
  16. I made a big mistake
    by Birdy2 Apr 14, '15
    23
    sandytoes
  17. Alteplase infusion for clotted port
    by Cincinatti1978 Jul 31, '15
    3
    emtb2rn
  18. hiv and infections
    by jennifer_58 Aug 30, '15
    18
    Chaserr
  19. At a loss for words..
    by xoemmylouox Sep 23, '15
    6
    annabanana2
  20. Subcutaneous injection pediatrics
    by Morganjones Dec 15, '15
    3
    CryssyD
  21. Hourly Rounding--pushing back
    by CharmantUn Aug 17, '15
    28
    Dafabb
  22. Near Misses, Close Calls, etc.
    by Jamuhh Nov 2, '15
    12
    anon456
  23. Inconsistencies when checking safe doses/different sources
    by anon456 Dec 1, '15
  24. submitting an anonymous neglect report
    by fairdinkum Nov 11, '15
    8
    fairdinkum
  25. Yikes! Flu Shot!
    by ThespinaDiaz Oct 21, '15
    27
    iluvivt
  26. Stroke at homenursing
    by Elfriede Nov 7, '15
    7
    xoemmylouox
  27. Is it illegal to place a towel over a patient's face?
    by poolnurse Oct 19, '15
    49
    Adele_Michal7
  28. How does your facility prevent falls?
    by GoldiesMom May 3, '14
    39
    annie.rn
  29. Attention or nurses/staff!!
    by Brewsky Oct 5, '15
    5
    martymoose
  30. Can I get hep C without a needle stick?
    by futurerntho Oct 11, '15
    39

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