Nursing Issues On Patient Safety - page 5

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.

  1. Unsafe ED
    by HeartRN13 May 2, '14
    74
    Here.I.Stand
  2. Floating
    by luvmybabes Aug 9, '14
    3
    Here.I.Stand
  3. Sentinel Events
    by NYCHikerRN Jul 27, '14
    31
    icuRNmaggie
  4. Staff ratio, dangerous situation
    by Salutations Aug 5, '14
    9
    applewhitern
  5. question about mandated reporter of elderly
    by anon456 Aug 2, '14
    3
    GrnTea
  6. What to do: ED physician brought dog to work
    by skinzvictory Jul 21, '14
    67
    BlueDevil, DNP
  7. how do i go about this situation safely?
    by wishiwereanurse Jun 23, '14
    10
    TriciaJ
  8. Adult Depends/Underwear
    by grad2012RN Jul 19, '14
    17
    not.done.yet
  9. saline flushes over infusion pump versus manual flush in peds
    by choarn Jun 12, '10
    11
    iluvivt
  10. I can't believe that I made such a stupid mistake and am kicking myself!!!
    by RN Chaos Sep 16, '12
    49
    chrty_knox
  11. Nurse responsibility out of working hours
    • Closed
    by tatyana1973 Jul 28, '14
    7
    jadelpn
  12. Fall Action Plans
    by Pattsey Jul 25, '14
    1
    amoLucia
  13. With-holding resuscitation on pt in the absense of a signed DNR order form? What?!
    by Cat_LPN Apr 21, '11
    29
    FLICURN
  14. Stupid mistakes
    by New picu Jul 5, '14
    16
    toomuchbaloney
  15. Verbal Read-back
    by dutchnurse69 Jul 19, '14
    10
    GrnTea
  16. LPN in a nursing home
    by dianeroseward Jul 16, '14
    1
    GrnTea
  17. PICC line or Port a Cath & Running Blood
    by 0.adamantite Jul 15, '14
    7
    iluvivt
  18. child safety
    by amoLucia Jul 9, '14
    32
    Delicate Flower
  19. I made a potential deadly transcription error
    by NurseReneeLPN123 Jul 19, '14
    3
    Ruas61
  20. DPH pressure ulcer
    by zumbaspinRN Jul 15, '14
    7
    jadelpn
  21. Diluting medication by pushing through a distal IV port
    by EmmiAnn Jul 10, '14
    12
    classicdame
  22. Being asked to sign on treatments not done
    Poll by puppypower Jul 6, '14
    19
    classicdame
  23. Patient with Dementia's Right to Refusal
    by oblivionenigma Jan 5, '13
    21
    elorne4647
  24. Acetylcysteine
    by MedTrans68 Jun 29, '14
    21
    KelRN215
  25. LTC lack of reporting
    by smorgan1228 Jun 27, '14
    10
    kissbug26
  26. Coworker Politics v. Endangered Patient
    by atxgirlrn Jun 24, '14
    5
    toomuchbaloney
  27. HELP med error on my first day as a solo RN
    by cardiobaby Jun 23, '14
    9
    prnqday
  28. moderate sedation - a nurses right to refuse
    by ConcernedRN03 Jun 21, '14
    7
    Kooky Korky
  29. Safe Nurse Staffing for Patient Safety & Quality Care Act
    by j0yegan Feb 24, '14
    43
    herring_RN
  30. Would you hold Metformin fot a BS level of 149
    by Nola009 Feb 12, '14
    57
    Christy1019
  31. Should I Report?
    by Skeeter19910 Jun 19, '14
    9
    jadelpn
  32. am i reasonably resigning?
    by wakeuptothesun86 Mar 28, '14
    40
    RNlove17
  33. Patients Cheeking medications
    by sdegracia Jan 6, '14
    20
    LadyFree28
  34. I was written up and put back on orientation
    by Kalicokats Jun 14, '14
    30
    GrnTea
  35. ativan gel
    by lmss Jun 19, '14
    6
    MunoRN

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