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. med. error questions forCarge nurse, nurse manager, or supervisor
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    by mo_mo8 Nov 18, '01
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    psnurse
  2. Do you mix your own IV's?
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    by deespoohbear Aug 31, '01
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  3. Is this board off topic? I don't think so!
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    by Notanurse Nov 9, '01
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    KRVRN
  4. New Nurse....HELP
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    by GinaJ Oct 1, '01
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    ninaldunn
  5. Oh Echo?
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    by canoehead Oct 29, '01
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  6. Conscious Sedation
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    by bspa0496 Oct 25, '01
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    radnurse2001
  7. Too heavy a load
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    by rondafan Oct 19, '01
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    debbyed
  8. not sure if RN is right for me
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    by paula77720 Oct 16, '01
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    CATHYW
  9. LPN's
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    by OneChattyNurse Aug 20, '01
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    deespoohbear
  10. surgery fear PLEASE ANSWER ME
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    by analucia Sep 25, '01
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    CATHYW
  11. Nursing Research???
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    by CriticalCareOnc Oct 10, '01
  12. use of discharge room in hospital setting
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    by coladonato Oct 5, '01
  13. Nursing Correspondence Courses
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    by marniecmLPN Oct 1, '01
  14. I can't believe it!
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    by night owl Aug 29, '01
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    PhantomRN
  15. Communication over phones
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    by moonshadeau Aug 25, '01
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  16. starting ivs
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    by michellelpn Sep 26, '01
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    misti_z
  17. Culture and Its Impact On Wellness
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    by Carol Twaits Sep 24, '01
  18. attitude adjustment needed?
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    by not-nancy-nurse Sep 5, '01
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    canna42
  19. Need help with new baylor/weekend incentive policy
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    by KCLum Jul 13, '01
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    capgirl
  20. Obstacles to providing care
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    by Anita_novice Jan 31, '00
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  21. Ethical dilemma !
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    by vinona Sep 4, '01
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    dewp_63
  22. JCAHO Sentinel Event Alert: Preventing needlestick and sharps injuries
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    by NRSKarenRN Sep 12, '01
  23. Advocacy for Elderly
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    by Cameron Johnston Feb 14, '01
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  24. Safety Products
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    by Yasnaya Polyana Sep 8, '01
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  25. All Locked Up?
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    by night owl Aug 28, '01
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    klhs
  26. ethical question
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    by kewlnurse Aug 18, '01
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  27. Shortage solution
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    by cannie May 15, '01
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    MRed94
  28. Use of diapers vs. underpads for incontinent patients
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    by bmaury Mar 8, '01
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    Cindy_A
  29. Who should I say something to?
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    by bassbird Aug 7, '01
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  30. AHRQ Federal Report Documents Top Patient Safety Practices
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    by NRSKarenRN Aug 7, '01
  31. Nurses get bionic "power suit"
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    by NRSKarenRN Aug 5, '01
  32. Boy dies in MRI machine!!
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    by fiestynurse Aug 3, '01
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    RNPD
  33. Combined specialties
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    by tess240 Jul 21, '01
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    fiestynurse
  34. A spin on the pain management/drug seeking topic
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    by fergus51 Jul 21, '01
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  35. dutch nurse seeks your help!
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    by voskamp Jul 9, '01
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    IluvMyPtsPeriod
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