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. 20 Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors
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    by NRSKarenRN Mar 20, '03
  2. Where Have All The Nurses Gone?
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    by Lu Dawn Mar 17, '03
  3. Seizure Precautions
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    by John Cusano Mar 17, '03
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    longtermcarern
  4. Patient Safety
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    by Inge Allen Mar 9, '03
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  5. Need Answer To This>>asap!!!
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    by CraftyLPN Feb 26, '03
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  6. Unsafe Nursing!!!!
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    by nurse626 Feb 27, '03
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    renerian
  7. STRESS WITH: patient ratios & duties.
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    by nurse626 Feb 25, '03
  8. Performance Assessment Score
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    by ValWai Feb 16, '03
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    ValWai
  9. Floating Policy Help Needed
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    by mattcastens Dec 16, '02
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    ValWai
  10. False Nails (Does it promote infection?)
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    by bjweiland Apr 19, '01
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  11. its.....SNOWING!!!!!
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    by nimbex Jan 23, '03
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    howie122832
  12. Herbology in Nursing, is it possible?
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    Poll by CatherineBaldi Dec 17, '02
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  13. Here is the article you helped me write about the nursing shortage
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    by ARBY Dec 30, '02
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    graybar hilton
  14. Dragon Lady
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    by TNcanNURSE Jan 2, '03
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    Gromit
  15. What do you think? Is your health plan one of these?
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    by pickledpepperRN Dec 23, '02
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  16. what will be the effect of this as it relates to nurses and patient safety?
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    by oramar Jan 5, '03
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    c.wicks
  17. What happened to all the replies to my post?
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    by ARBY Jan 1, '03
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    canoehead
  18. conflict with colleague / manager LOOONG
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    by RNJames Dec 24, '02
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    sandgroper
  19. HELP re: article about nursing shortage
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    by ARBY Dec 19, '02
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  20. Childrens hosiptal takes a first step to safety
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    by oramar Dec 11, '02
  21. reformes experience resistance to change at managment level
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    by oramar Dec 11, '02
  22. Documenting
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    by RUNZEL Oct 23, '02
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    2amigos
  23. How Soon Should APS Be Called?
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    by calliou Jun 22, '02
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    Vsummer1
  24. Quality Initiatives for Healthcare
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    by Youda Nov 9, '02
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  25. "newnurse" syndrome?
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    by jnette Oct 23, '02
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  26. Microalbuminuria
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    by Larry May 18, '02
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    Youda
  27. Issues on EPR
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    by Charlie Alfonso Oct 15, '02
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  28. security in your workplace
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    by ktwlpn Oct 12, '02
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    researchrabbit
  29. Issues on EPR
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    by Charlie Alfonso Oct 15, '02
  30. minimum nurse staffing ratios
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    by gertrude Oct 13, '02
  31. staff ratios
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    by booboo Oct 11, '02
  32. Assessment Interview for Care Plan
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    by suki616 Sep 30, '02
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    frankie
  33. Another night in Hooterville....<sigh>
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    by suzannasue Sep 30, '02
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  34. Showing up at work smelling of alcohol
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    by srtrn Jun 19, '02
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    nursedawn67
  35. work related ???'s to ......
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    by micro Sep 28, '02
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    traumaRUs
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