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. 2 Nurses needed???
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    by BrandieRNq Mar 19, '03
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    LydiaGreen
  2. Nurse  Patient Ratio
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    Poll by TMEEKEE Oct 11, '03
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    SmilingBluEyes
  3. WHAT is wrong with my ER??? Grrrr...
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    by Scavenger'sWife Jan 7, '03
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    RN Rotten Nurse
  4. Doctors signature
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    by Wa State RN Nov 1, '03
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    bellehill
  5. md telephone orders
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    by tonchitoRN Oct 30, '03
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  6. Boss says no CPR cert needed
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    by Tx_redheadlvn Mar 18, '03
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  7. student frustration
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    by hmccartn Oct 30, '03
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  8. RN education
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    by robynrn2b Oct 25, '03
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  9. Can enyone shed light on this for me?
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    by Lindasfriend Oct 21, '03
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    Lindasfriend
  10. cheating in nursing school
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    by unknown99 Oct 21, '03
  11. paracentesis
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    by dippydee Oct 2, '03
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    EastCoast
  12. Reporting Medication Errors Supports Quality Improvement
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    by NRSKarenRN Mar 20, '03
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  13. Starving a patient.....
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    by calliou May 21, '03
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    nurse62
  14. Needle Sharpness
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    by Rosie2 Sep 17, '03
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  15. A question
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    by uk_nurse Sep 18, '03
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  16. Nurse rostering (scheduling)
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    by Jan B Sep 29, '03
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  17. morale
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    by codepinkRN Oct 7, '03
  18. ABO FOrm
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    by nurse62 Oct 1, '03
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  19. Distance Education Chat
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    by HuldaNurse Oct 4, '03
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  20. Need true stories for article
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    by hdhnurse Aug 12, '03
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    barefootlady
  21. Minorities feel cheated in health care
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    by pickledpepperRN Sep 23, '03
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  22. patient leaving with iv lock in place
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    by ellencrn Sep 4, '03
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  23. scary "contingency" plans
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    by nursegoodlove Sep 15, '03
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  24. unionized vs nonunionized
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    by TraceyS Sep 13, '03
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  25. straight cath on anuric pt
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    by bennie Sep 21, '03
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  26. help for a project
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    by studentsteph Sep 19, '03
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  27. visiting hours in the ICU
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    by kim_b Sep 14, '03
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  28. femoral art lines
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    by smignoni Sep 15, '03
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  29. I have a question reguarding what I will have to deal with tomorrow.
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    by tattooednursie Dec 3, '02
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  30. Picc Lines And Kids
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    by hansenbitten@ao Sep 15, '03
  31. Picc Lines
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    by hansenbitten@ao Sep 15, '03
  32. Mother's hip fx in nrsg home
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    by pappyRN Jul 15, '02
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  33. dying with dignity
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    by burntnurse Jan 12, '03
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  34. Taking Call
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    by Kansas_RN Oct 16, '02
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  35. "Schedules"
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    by FLgrrrrl Jun 29, '03
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