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. "I'm going to smash your face in"
    by jannjul76 Feb 21
    22
    Always Hopeful
  2. Afraid to kill a patient
    by ward81 Mar 2
    19
    anon456
  3. I feel like I caused a patient's death and I can't get over it
    by jane82 Oct 12, '13
    78
    RobtheORNurse
  4. Elopement (a personal story and a plea)
    by Here.I.Stand Mar 30
    18
    HappyWife77
  5. Safety of Electronic Documentation
    by herring_RN Jun 25, '13
    13
    dudette10
  6. Recurring Protonix Nightmare
    by Firewood Mar 22
    3
    rnKato
  7. abuse and harassment
    by wiley6coyote Mar 30
    4
    jadelpn
  8. Are you familiar with AHRQ?
    by Beth AHRQ Feb 10
    2
    Esme12
  9. Unjustly fired for requesting proper staffing?
    by zyft01 Oct 22, '13
    17
    xoemmylouox
  10. Putting "your license on the line" at a job... Please explain!
    • Closed
    by Nola009 Feb 26
    46
    NRSKarenRN
  11. C. Diff in the hallways!
    by dubspot Mar 24
    15
    eeffoc_emmig
  12. Nursing students on medication
    by kjnsweets Feb 16
    153
    sissiesmama
  13. Restraint without order
    by Nursebirdy Mar 11
    15
    jrwest
  14. Reporting Neglect in Home Health
    by Sherriblu Mar 18
    15
    brillohead
  15. OTC medication one bottle-multiple participants
    by ggcolonnello Mar 20
    5
    JenElizabethRN
  16. Why is it so hard to find a fair employer
    by Nola009 Feb 24
    9
    Nola009
  17. Venipuncture - gauze vs cotton ball
    by fozziebear Mar 7
    15
    Ella26
  18. C-Diff: Ways to Make Your Patients Safer
    by Beth AHRQ Mar 13
  19. The Admission Process: Make sure you actually say something of importance!
    Article by pinkiepieRN Feb 9
    19
    anewsns
  20. Prisoner on a psych unit?
    by JenniferFields Mar 7
    3
    MrChicagoRN
  21. Help, I'm stuck and unsure what to do??
    by Lopezlvn Feb 21
    18
    Mn nurse 22
  22. Joint Commission's Staffing Standards for Hospitals
    by hunnybeeRN Mar 6
    2
    HouTx
  23. Peg tube feeding splashed on my face
    by sosvenezuela Mar 6
    6
    sbostonRN
  24. ASA without "SAIDS"?
    by NayRN Mar 6
    4
    applewhitern
  25. RN New Hire - what would you expect them to do?
    by chsc Feb 25
    13
    NightNurseRN13
  26. rehab
    by Zoolu58 Mar 7
    3
    GrnTea
  27. Propofol
    by clarkw12 Feb 25
    39
    nursey246
  28. Fired over neglect
    by monkey2012 Mar 3
    12
    nursel56
  29. Can a Nurse lie to Me?
    • Closed
    by MangoCoco Mar 6
    4
    Esme12
  30. Agency allows caregivers total control
    by danij040866 Mar 4
    5
    Here.I.Stand
  31. help
    by tratra Mar 3
    3
    KRVRN
  32. tachycardia , thyroid , and general unwellness
    • Closed
    by BeckyMcclean Mar 3
    5
    Esme12
  33. Home health med admin
    by britmansf18 Feb 26
    5
    T-Bird78
  34. BG- 74,  would you give or held insulin?
    17
    TheCommuter
  35. darn bed alarms
    by jrwest Feb 11
    14
    nae312213
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