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. Hand Hygiene
    by Dikid Oct 16, '15
    18
    xoemmylouox
  2. malpractice insurance
    by Toadd35 Jan 17, '16
    3
    GaryGonzalez
  3. Advice please about new office job-surgery office
    by TurannaRN Feb 4, '16
    4
    TurannaRN
  4. A doctor needs to be present to draw blood?
    by psu_213 Mar 18, '13
    52
    hayest
  5. Medication Error Reduction
    by Brandi,RN Feb 3, '16
  6. if in doubt of code status should CPR be done ?
    by NurseLoveJoy88 Jan 12, '10
    26
    NewNorthwestRN
  7. Being cross trained wthout a choice.
    by sky1263 Oct 20, '15
    17
    anon456
  8. Frustrated! Possible misdiagnosis. Disgnosed as "pressure area" but looks rash-like
    by mlimoges Dec 19, '15
    11
    mlimoges
  9. DuraPrep use in pt with mild iodine allergy
    by coleeliza Jan 4, '16
    2
    MunoRN
  10. Dilaudid for self-driving patient.
    by thecode Jul 26, '15
    37
    Kpholland
  11. Pneumovax 23 vaccine
    • Closed
    by nadean8 Dec 27, '15
    1
    TheCommuter
  12. I made a big mistake
    by Birdy2 Apr 14, '15
    23
    sandytoes
  13. Alteplase infusion for clotted port
    by Cincinatti1978 Jul 31, '15
    3
    emtb2rn
  14. hiv and infections
    by Toadd35 Aug 30, '15
    18
    Chaserr
  15. At a loss for words..
    by xoemmylouox Sep 23, '15
    6
    annabanana2
  16. Subcutaneous injection pediatrics
    by Morganjones Dec 15, '15
    3
    CryssyD
  17. Hourly Rounding--pushing back
    by CharmantUn Aug 17, '15
    28
    Dafabb
  18. Near Misses, Close Calls, etc.
    by Jamuhh Nov 2, '15
    12
    anon456
  19. Inconsistencies when checking safe doses/different sources
    by anon456 Dec 1, '15
  20. submitting an anonymous neglect report
    by fairdinkum Nov 11, '15
    8
    fairdinkum
  21. Yikes! Flu Shot!
    by ThespinaDiaz Oct 21, '15
    27
    iluvivt
  22. Stroke at homenursing
    by Elfriede Nov 7, '15
    7
    xoemmylouox
  23. Is it illegal to place a towel over a patient's face?
    by poolnurse Oct 19, '15
    49
    Adele_Michal7
  24. How does your facility prevent falls?
    by GoldiesMom May 3, '14
    39
    annie.rn
  25. Attention or nurses/staff!!
    by Brewsky Oct 5, '15
    5
    martymoose
  26. Can I get hep C without a needle stick?
    by futurerntho Oct 11, '15
    39
  27. What to do when u find an unresponsive patient
    by LucasNewGrad Jul 30, '15
    34
    freyarn
  28. Given NS Bolus order
    by berhaelee Oct 5, '15
    1
    Rose_Queen
  29. Bladder irrigation with a 2-way Foley
    by dudette10 Oct 4, '15
    1
    icuRNmaggie
  30. Clinic infusions
    by dmrodri Sep 16, '15
    5
    dmrodri

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