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. Drug theft/diversion at VA hospitals
    by RiskManager Feb 20, '17
  2. Anxiety about diseases
    by ka2rn Dec 24, '14
    18
    sallyrnrrt
  3. comfort care order med dilemma
    by adra Feb 13, '17
    4
    Here.I.Stand
  4. A large medical clinic management failure on so many levels
    by RiskManager Feb 8, '17
    1
    Here.I.Stand
  5. Wrong side for amputation(loss of license)
    by Beldar_the_Cenobite Oct 14, '16
    48
    RestlessHeart
  6. Non-compliant Manipulative Patient
    by cinnybug Jan 19, '16
    36
    Tenebrae
  7. I can't believe that I made such a stupid mistake and am kicking myself!!!
    by RN Chaos Sep 16, '12
    63
    Amelia Montez
  8. I'm being investigated by the BON!
    by daisy_duke May 3, '15
    34
    Amelia Montez
  9. 2% of physicians account for half of the malpractice payments
    by RiskManager Jan 15, '17
    2
    MaddieMT
  10. Staffing Ratios - New York
    by Spartacvs Jan 13, '17
    9
    martymoose
  11. K and mag values overlooked
    by mikasa Dec 27, '16
    8
  12. What Can Be Done to Avoid this error?
    by callienewh Oct 29, '16
    11
    joyjan
  13. Advice from fellow nurses regarding leaking catheter
    by Buster101 Jan 5, '17
    3
    Double-Helix
  14. Nursing Safety and Passing NCLEX
    by Leno182 Dec 13, '16
    10
    nurse2033
  15. Patient's threatening violence
    by josephadn Dec 18, '16
    7
    nurse2033
  16. chest tube and cvad
    by nfeese Dec 13, '16
    4
    chare
  17. Flu shot and GBS
    by Gyurkiv Dec 1, '16
    8
    Wuzzie
  18. Possible TB Exposure?
    • Closed
    by FeministRN Dec 2, '16
    2
    JustBeachyNurse
  19. Is my safety compromised?
    by Cmtz108 Oct 31, '16
    12
    canoehead
  20. Using Equipment with no Training?
    by NeuroRNny Nov 21, '16
    10
    ckm2
  21. Would you report this error?
    by caffeinatednurse Oct 23, '16
    32
    SCFreeman
  22. Whistle blower/terminated
    by CaliGena Oct 21, '16
    12
    canoehead
  23. nurse call response times in Ontario hospitals
    • Closed
    by fizzydrinks Oct 15, '16
    76
    traumaRUs
  24. Bed Bugs
    by Prissilla1484 Nov 6, '10
    17
    LJ109
  25. Senate act for minimum nurse to patient ratios.
    by BeenThere2012 Oct 6, '16
    5
    chare
  26. Bedpan dilemma
    by Pennyrieder May 12, '14
    22
    Double-Helix
  27. 1 year into nursing, still feel like things don't "click"
    by TarheelGirlx3 Aug 4, '16
    12
    Cowboyardee
  28. Forbidden Extremity Sign and VTE in Arm
    by lapizius Sep 22, '16
    4
    oceanblue52
  29. Unsafe work conditions?
    by whitsj2 Jul 22, '16
    10
    BeenThere2012
  30. Why are we so complacent with high patient loads
    by Fullmetalnurse May 14, '16
    13
    BeenThere2012

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