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. Staff ratio, dangerous situation
    by Salutations Aug 5, '14
    9
    applewhitern
  2. question about mandated reporter of elderly
    by anon456 Aug 2, '14
    3
    GrnTea
  3. What to do: ED physician brought dog to work
    by skinzvictory Jul 21, '14
    67
    BlueDevil, DNP
  4. how do i go about this situation safely?
    by wishiwereanurse Jun 23, '14
    10
    TriciaJ
  5. Adult Depends/Underwear
    by grad2012RN Jul 19, '14
    17
    not.done.yet
  6. saline flushes over infusion pump versus manual flush in peds
    by choarn Jun 12, '10
    11
    iluvivt
  7. I can't believe that I made such a stupid mistake and am kicking myself!!!
    by RN Chaos Sep 16, '12
    49
    chrty_knox
  8. Nurse responsibility out of working hours
    • Closed
    by tatyana1973 Jul 28, '14
    7
    jadelpn
  9. Fall Action Plans
    by Pattsey Jul 25, '14
    1
    amoLucia
  10. With-holding resuscitation on pt in the absense of a signed DNR order form? What?!
    by Cat_LPN Apr 21, '11
    29
    FLICURN
  11. Stupid mistakes
    by New picu Jul 5, '14
    16
    toomuchbaloney
  12. Verbal Read-back
    by dutchnurse69 Jul 19, '14
    10
    GrnTea
  13. LPN in a nursing home
    by dianeroseward Jul 16, '14
    1
    GrnTea
  14. PICC line or Port a Cath & Running Blood
    by 0.adamantite Jul 15, '14
    7
    iluvivt
  15. child safety
    by amoLucia Jul 9, '14
    32
    Delicate Flower
  16. I made a potential deadly transcription error
    by NurseReneeLPN123 Jul 19, '14
    3
    Ruas61
  17. DPH pressure ulcer
    by zumbaspinRN Jul 15, '14
    7
    jadelpn
  18. Diluting medication by pushing through a distal IV port
    by EmmiAnn Jul 10, '14
    12
    classicdame
  19. Being asked to sign on treatments not done
    Poll by puppypower Jul 6, '14
    19
    classicdame
  20. Patient with Dementia's Right to Refusal
    by oblivionenigma Jan 5, '13
    21
    elorne4647
  21. Acetylcysteine
    by MedTrans68 Jun 29, '14
    21
    KelRN215
  22. LTC lack of reporting
    by smorgan1228 Jun 27, '14
    10
    kissbug26
  23. Coworker Politics v. Endangered Patient
    by atxgirlrn Jun 24, '14
    5
    toomuchbaloney
  24. HELP med error on my first day as a solo RN
    by cardiobaby Jun 23, '14
    9
    prnqday
  25. moderate sedation - a nurses right to refuse
    by ConcernedRN03 Jun 21, '14
    7
    Kooky Korky
  26. Safe Nurse Staffing for Patient Safety & Quality Care Act
    by j0yegan Feb 24, '14
    43
    herring_RN
  27. Would you hold Metformin fot a BS level of 149
    by Nola009 Feb 12, '14
    57
    Christy1019
  28. Should I Report?
    by Skeeter19910 Jun 19, '14
    9
    jadelpn
  29. am i reasonably resigning?
    by wakeuptothesun86 Mar 28, '14
    40
    RNlove17
  30. Patients Cheeking medications
    by sdegracia Jan 6, '14
    20
    LadyFree28
  31. I was written up and put back on orientation
    by Kalicokats Jun 14, '14
    30
    GrnTea
  32. ativan gel
    by lmss Jun 19, '14
    6
    MunoRN
  33. Nurses and Lunch Breaks in NYC
    by SonBSN Jun 4, '14
    22
    Here.I.Stand
  34. Right Decision?
    by Lylesmom Jun 17, '14
    6
    toomuchbaloney
  35. Higher patient load, higher acuity, and adverse events
    by snsbelcher Jun 2, '14
    12
    not.done.yet

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