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. Alteplase infusion for clotted port
    by Cincinatti1978 Jul 31, '15
    3
    emtb2rn
  2. hiv and infections
    by Toadd35 Aug 30, '15
    18
    Chaserr
  3. At a loss for words..
    by xoemmylouox Sep 23, '15
    6
    annabanana2
  4. Subcutaneous injection pediatrics
    by Morganjones Dec 15, '15
    3
    CryssyD
  5. Hourly Rounding--pushing back
    by CharmantUn Aug 17, '15
    28
    Dafabb
  6. Near Misses, Close Calls, etc.
    by Jamuhh Nov 2, '15
    12
    anon456
  7. Inconsistencies when checking safe doses/different sources
    by anon456 Dec 1, '15
  8. submitting an anonymous neglect report
    by fairdinkum Nov 11, '15
    8
    fairdinkum
  9. Yikes! Flu Shot!
    by ThespinaDiaz Oct 21, '15
    27
    iluvivt
  10. Stroke at homenursing
    by Elfriede Nov 7, '15
    7
    xoemmylouox
  11. Is it illegal to place a towel over a patient's face?
    by poolnurse Oct 19, '15
    49
    Adele_Michal7
  12. How does your facility prevent falls?
    by GoldiesMom May 3, '14
    39
    annie.rn
  13. Attention or nurses/staff!!
    by Brewsky Oct 5, '15
    5
    martymoose
  14. Can I get hep C without a needle stick?
    by futurerntho Oct 11, '15
    39
  15. What to do when u find an unresponsive patient
    by LucasNewGrad Jul 30, '15
    34
    freyarn
  16. Given NS Bolus order
    by berhaelee Oct 5, '15
    1
    Rose_Queen
  17. Bladder irrigation with a 2-way Foley
    by dudette10 Oct 4, '15
    1
    icuRNmaggie
  18. Clinic infusions
    by dmrodri Sep 16, '15
    5
    dmrodri
  19. Cellulitis post pneumococcal vaccine
    • Closed
    by Laura in Canada Jan 15, '14
    25
    Silverdragon102
  20. What is the nurse-patient ratio where you work?
    by kaliRN Aug 24, '12
    129
    shesanurse
  21. Assigned to TWO units simultaneously, anyone else?
    by Sol6 Aug 28, '15
    7
    herring_RN
  22. Shift length and nurse error rate
    by granolapher Aug 18, '15
    4
    ambr46
  23. On call hours in Texas
    by bluedragonfly13 Aug 10, '15
    2
    HouTx
  24. .....
    by Communitynurse365 Aug 17, '15
  25. Help! I think I'm going to accidently hurt or kill someone
    by HollySue061566 Feb 17, '15
    21
    canoehead
  26. Staff ratio, dangerous situation
    by Salutations Aug 5, '14
    11
    nurseprnRN
  27. Teamwork...Why do we do this to ourselves?
    by Beachbum671 Jul 21, '15
    26
    katfish67lpn
  28. Delirium tremens, level of care?
    by hybr1d Jun 28, '15
    32
    Nightengail
  29. Physical Restraint in Intensive care unit
    by samer2014 Jun 20, '15
    11
    critical<3s
  30. Texting & Driving: Must See Video
    by AllieSparksRN Jun 20, '15
    5
    NOADLS

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