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. I harmed my first patient today.
    by starwarrior Feb 24, '16
    64
    Tabithaa711
  2. When a Confused Patient Smarter than a Doctor
    by Steve123 Dec 6, '13
    12
    Tfulton
  3. Feeling really bad!
    by Rehabnurse45 Apr 29, '16
    8
    Lad345
  4. Is a patient out of my care if he is in another department off the floor?
    by BiohazardBetty Dec 31, '15
    27
    BiohazardBetty
  5. What more can I do as a nurse?
    by Mis228 Mar 23, '16
    2
    Mommavik
  6. Help Me Decide!
    by RexRN Apr 15, '16
    2
    Mommavik
  7. didn't call about anticoagulation
    by sweetstrwbrry1 Mar 26, '16
    11
    canoehead
  8. Medication Error Statistics
    by McBx3 Jan 27, '16
    3
    fibroblast
  9. Head injury, Haldol, catheter, restraints?
    • Closed
    by DeeTribeste Mar 29, '16
    1
    JustBeachyNurse
  10. RCA meeting
    by RnH15 Mar 24, '16
    2
    RNNPICU
  11. iv infiltration help
    by JaxJax5423 Feb 20, '16
    5
    JaxJax5423
  12. Amiodarone
    by BecomingNursey Feb 4, '16
    17
    canned_bread
  13. Dialysis Subclavian line antibiotics.
    by ArvinC EMT Feb 29, '16
    32
    Twinmom06
  14. Turns q2h
    by CBsMommy Aug 15, '11
    12
    emetts
  15. C-Diff Isolation
    by RexRN Feb 17, '16
    10
    Wrench Party
  16. I added Aquadest on it, didn't I? Omygod! That's alcohol 70%!
    by chadvena Dec 12, '15
    8
    calivianya
  17. Standby? Can someone cover two Departments?
    by OBnurse2016 Feb 10, '16
    2
    nurse lala
  18. Hand Hygiene
    by Dikid Oct 16, '15
    18
    xoemmylouox
  19. malpractice insurance
    by Toadd35 Jan 17, '16
    3
    GaryGonzalez
  20. Advice please about new office job-surgery office
    by TurannaRN Feb 4, '16
    4
    TurannaRN
  21. A doctor needs to be present to draw blood?
    by psu_213 Mar 18, '13
    52
    hayest
  22. Medication Error Reduction
    by Brandi,RN Feb 3, '16
  23. if in doubt of code status should CPR be done ?
    by NurseLoveJoy88 Jan 12, '10
    26
    NewNorthwestRN
  24. Being cross trained wthout a choice.
    by sky1263 Oct 20, '15
    17
    anon456
  25. Frustrated! Possible misdiagnosis. Disgnosed as "pressure area" but looks rash-like
    by mlimoges Dec 19, '15
    11
    mlimoges
  26. DuraPrep use in pt with mild iodine allergy
    by coleeliza Jan 4, '16
    2
    MunoRN
  27. Dilaudid for self-driving patient.
    by thecode Jul 26, '15
    37
    Kpholland
  28. Pneumovax 23 vaccine
    • Closed
    by nadean8 Dec 27, '15
    1
    TheCommuter
  29. I made a big mistake
    by Birdy2 Apr 14, '15
    23
    sandytoes
  30. Alteplase infusion for clotted port
    by Cincinatti1978 Jul 31, '15
    3
    emtb2rn

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