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. straight cath on anuric pt
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    by bennie Sep 21, '03
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    rncopper
  2. help for a project
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    by studentsteph Sep 19, '03
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    Noney
  3. visiting hours in the ICU
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    by kim_b Sep 14, '03
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    cathy949
  4. femoral art lines
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    by smignoni Sep 15, '03
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    bellehill
  5. 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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    Marie_LPN, RN
  6. Picc Lines And Kids
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    by hansenbitten@ao Sep 15, '03
  7. Picc Lines
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    by hansenbitten@ao Sep 15, '03
  8. Mother's hip fx in nrsg home
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    by pappyRN Jul 15, '02
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    sandyth
  9. dying with dignity
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    by burntnurse Jan 12, '03
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    sandyth
  10. Taking Call
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    by Kansas_RN Oct 16, '02
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    sandyth
  11. "Schedules"
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    by FLgrrrrl Jun 29, '03
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    Katnip
  12. Medication help for patients
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    by StatBlues Sep 12, '03
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    KLS
  13. Low staff
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    by poonk Sep 4, '03
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    TeenyBabyRN
  14. Worried!!!
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    by jrock233 Sep 3, '03
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    neneRN
  15. Ethics-Legal and Moral
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    by Todd SPN Jul 20, '03
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    asil
  16. Only IM narcs post-op?
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    by kellyann0198 Sep 9, '03
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    Spidey's mom
  17. The Doctor oncall told me not to call him
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    by catrn10 Jan 7, '03
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    barefootlady
  18. Minor Ed/cobra
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    by hyperkidrn2 Sep 6, '03
  19. standard of how many IV attempts
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    by megpwh Jul 4, '03
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    kmrmom42
  20. Running blood through a #22 or #24???
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    by catrn10 Mar 4, '03
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    canoehead
  21. Which is the priority??
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    by JustMe Sep 1, '03
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    SnowieRN
  22. Sigma Theta Tau
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    by James Huffman May 21, '03
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    kmchugh
  23. ABC's of choosing gloves
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    by NRSKarenRN Mar 26, '03
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    KRVRN
  24. Altered and removed charting
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    by Xtreme1 Jul 30, '03
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    jenac
  25. Body Plastination Exhibits
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    by EricTAMUCC-BSN Jul 30, '03
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    Dixen81
  26. NA giving drug advice
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    by dianacs Jan 23, '03
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    nowplayingEDRN
  27. sleep
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    by jewelcutt Apr 7, '03
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    Belgndogs
  28. Assingment under protest
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    by l.rae Oct 1, '02
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    ainz
  29. HIV/AIDS question
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    by MelH Jun 3, '03
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    frann
  30. picc lines & peds
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    by frann Jun 9, '03
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    JNJ
  31. Survey on Critical Thinking
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    by Team HPNI Jun 4, '03
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    Team HPNI
  32. Should nurses organize unions? If so, who should represent them?
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    by clint May 26, '03
  33. Need some help to survive here!
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    by WV Hillbilly RN Oct 23, '02
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    TMS2121
  34. staffing ratios for post-partum/couplet care in CA
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    by easyrider Feb 20, '03
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    pickledpepperRN
  35. Practice Insurance
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    by vaughanmk May 18, '03
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    SmilingBluEyes
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