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. dying with dignity
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    by burntnurse Jan 12, '03
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  2. Taking Call
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    by Kansas_RN Oct 16, '02
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  3. "Schedules"
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    by FLgrrrrl Jun 29, '03
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    Katnip
  4. Medication help for patients
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    by StatBlues Sep 12, '03
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    KLS
  5. Low staff
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    by poonk Sep 4, '03
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    TeenyBabyRN
  6. Worried!!!
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    by jrock233 Sep 3, '03
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    neneRN
  7. Ethics-Legal and Moral
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    by Todd SPN Jul 20, '03
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    asil
  8. Only IM narcs post-op?
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    by kellyann0198 Sep 9, '03
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    Spidey's mom
  9. The Doctor oncall told me not to call him
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    by catrn10 Jan 7, '03
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    barefootlady
  10. Minor Ed/cobra
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    by hyperkidrn2 Sep 6, '03
  11. standard of how many IV attempts
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    by megpwh Jul 4, '03
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    kmrmom42
  12. Running blood through a #22 or #24???
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    by catrn10 Mar 4, '03
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    canoehead
  13. Which is the priority??
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    by JustMe Sep 1, '03
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    SnowieRN
  14. Sigma Theta Tau
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    by James Huffman May 21, '03
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    kmchugh
  15. ABC's of choosing gloves
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    by NRSKarenRN Mar 26, '03
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    KRVRN
  16. Altered and removed charting
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    by Xtreme1 Jul 30, '03
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    jenac
  17. Body Plastination Exhibits
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    by EricTAMUCC-BSN Jul 30, '03
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  18. NA giving drug advice
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    by dianacs Jan 23, '03
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    nowplayingEDRN
  19. sleep
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    by jewelcutt Apr 7, '03
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    Belgndogs
  20. Assingment under protest
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    by l.rae Oct 1, '02
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  21. HIV/AIDS question
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    by MelH Jun 3, '03
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  22. picc lines & peds
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    by frann Jun 9, '03
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    JNJ
  23. Survey on Critical Thinking
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    by Team HPNI Jun 4, '03
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    Team HPNI
  24. Should nurses organize unions? If so, who should represent them?
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    by clint May 26, '03
  25. Need some help to survive here!
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    by WV Hillbilly RN Oct 23, '02
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    TMS2121
  26. staffing ratios for post-partum/couplet care in CA
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    by easyrider Feb 20, '03
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  27. Practice Insurance
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    by vaughanmk May 18, '03
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  28. Manager DICTATES what to do on your day off
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    by nimbex Dec 16, '02
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    RNIAM
  29. Transition from restraint to restraint free facility
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    by Ric Dec 3, '01
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    zambezi
  30. Have you worked with a CMA?
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    by Hellllllo Nurse Nov 26, '02
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    sassynurse78
  31. heparin injections
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    by Liddle Noodnik Apr 17, '03
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    NurseDennie
  32. "Consultant" interviewer in house!
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    by ceecel.dee Apr 29, '03
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    P_RN
  33. "Force Feed"
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    by ceecel.dee Apr 28, '03
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    Rapheal
  34. monitor technicians
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    by JenniferM Apr 21, '03
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    Cyberdoula
  35. I developed my second blood clot in a year
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    by ShelleyERgirl Apr 29, '03
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