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. Yikes! Flu Shot!
    by ThespinaDiaz Oct 21, '15
    27
    iluvivt
  2. Stroke at homenursing
    by Elfriede Nov 7, '15
    7
    xoemmylouox
  3. Is it illegal to place a towel over a patient's face?
    by poolnurse Oct 19, '15
    49
    Adele_Michal7
  4. How does your facility prevent falls?
    by GoldiesMom May 3, '14
    39
    annie.rn
  5. Attention or nurses/staff!!
    by Brewsky Oct 5, '15
    5
    martymoose
  6. Can I get hep C without a needle stick?
    by futurerntho Oct 11, '15
    39
  7. What to do when u find an unresponsive patient
    by LucasNewGrad Jul 30, '15
    34
    freyarn
  8. Given NS Bolus order
    by berhaelee Oct 5, '15
    1
    Rose_Queen
  9. Bladder irrigation with a 2-way Foley
    by dudette10 Oct 4, '15
    1
    icuRNmaggie
  10. Clinic infusions
    by dmrodri Sep 16, '15
    5
    dmrodri
  11. Cellulitis post pneumococcal vaccine
    • Closed
    by Laura in Canada Jan 15, '14
    25
    Silverdragon102
  12. What is the nurse-patient ratio where you work?
    by kaliRN Aug 24, '12
    129
    shesanurse
  13. Assigned to TWO units simultaneously, anyone else?
    by Sol6 Aug 28, '15
    7
    herring_RN
  14. Shift length and nurse error rate
    by granolapher Aug 18, '15
    4
    ambr46
  15. On call hours in Texas
    by bluedragonfly13 Aug 10, '15
    2
    HouTx
  16. .....
    by Communitynurse365 Aug 17, '15
  17. Help! I think I'm going to accidently hurt or kill someone
    by HollySue061566 Feb 17, '15
    21
    canoehead
  18. Staff ratio, dangerous situation
    by Salutations Aug 5, '14
    11
    nurseprnRN
  19. Teamwork...Why do we do this to ourselves?
    by Beachbum671 Jul 21, '15
    26
    katfish67lpn
  20. Delirium tremens, level of care?
    by hybr1d Jun 28, '15
    32
    Nightengail
  21. Physical Restraint in Intensive care unit
    by samer2014 Jun 20, '15
    11
    critical<3s
  22. Texting & Driving: Must See Video
    by AllieSparksRN Jun 20, '15
    5
    NOADLS
  23. Feeling a little discourage
    by kurisutein Jun 16, '15
    3
    hybr1d
  24. DM2 and Lipitor
    by mmc51264 Jun 23, '15
  25. My patient had a fall.
    by regerterb Jun 8, '15
    10
  26. Pending resp. viral panals and patients
    by flamalenurse Jun 9, '15
    1
    Okami_CCRN
  27. Close call
    by Asystole721 Jun 9, '15
    5
    Asystole721
  28. The face of a medical error...
    by ♪♫ in my ♥ May 20, '14
    93
    Kissy1818
  29. Break away valve for central IV lines
    by nightnurse93 May 21, '15
    10
    annie.rn
  30. Nursing Shortcuts: What works for you?
    Image by Brian May 6, '15
    2
    NOADLS

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