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. Survey on Critical Thinking
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    by Team HPNI Jun 4, '03
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  2. Should nurses organize unions? If so, who should represent them?
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    by clint May 26, '03
  3. Need some help to survive here!
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    by WV Hillbilly RN Oct 23, '02
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    TMS2121
  4. staffing ratios for post-partum/couplet care in CA
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    by easyrider Feb 20, '03
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    pickledpepperRN
  5. Practice Insurance
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    by vaughanmk May 18, '03
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    SmilingBluEyes
  6. Manager DICTATES what to do on your day off
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    by nimbex Dec 16, '02
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    RNIAM
  7. Transition from restraint to restraint free facility
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    by Ric Dec 3, '01
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    zambezi
  8. Have you worked with a CMA?
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    by Hellllllo Nurse Nov 26, '02
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  9. heparin injections
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    by Liddle Noodnik Apr 17, '03
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    NurseDennie
  10. "Consultant" interviewer in house!
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    by ceecel.dee Apr 29, '03
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  11. "Force Feed"
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    by ceecel.dee Apr 28, '03
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    Rapheal
  12. monitor technicians
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    by JenniferM Apr 21, '03
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    Cyberdoula
  13. I developed my second blood clot in a year
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    by ShelleyERgirl Apr 29, '03
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    imenid37
  14. Pertinent Ethical Issues
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    by nursenatalie Jan 19, '03
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  15. Could This Be True??
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    by Brownms46 Apr 1, '03
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  16. 20 Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors
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    by NRSKarenRN Mar 20, '03
  17. Where Have All The Nurses Gone?
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    by Lu Dawn Mar 17, '03
  18. Seizure Precautions
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    by John Cusano Mar 17, '03
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  19. Patient Safety
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    by Inge Allen Mar 9, '03
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  20. Need Answer To This>>asap!!!
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    by CraftyLPN Feb 26, '03
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  21. Unsafe Nursing!!!!
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    by nurse626 Feb 27, '03
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  22. STRESS WITH: patient ratios & duties.
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    by nurse626 Feb 25, '03
  23. Performance Assessment Score
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    by ValWai Feb 16, '03
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  24. Floating Policy Help Needed
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    by mattcastens Dec 16, '02
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  25. False Nails (Does it promote infection?)
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    by bjweiland Apr 19, '01
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  26. its.....SNOWING!!!!!
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    by nimbex Jan 23, '03
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  27. Herbology in Nursing, is it possible?
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    Poll by CatherineBaldi Dec 17, '02
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  28. 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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  29. Dragon Lady
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    by TNcanNURSE Jan 2, '03
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    Gromit
  30. What do you think? Is your health plan one of these?
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    by pickledpepperRN Dec 23, '02
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  31. 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
  32. What happened to all the replies to my post?
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    by ARBY Jan 1, '03
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    canoehead
  33. conflict with colleague / manager LOOONG
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    by RNJames Dec 24, '02
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    sandgroper
  34. HELP re: article about nursing shortage
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    by ARBY Dec 19, '02
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  35. Childrens hosiptal takes a first step to safety
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    by oramar Dec 11, '02
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