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. Reporting Neglect in Home Health
    by Sherriblu Mar 18
    15
    brillohead
  2. OTC medication one bottle-multiple participants
    by ggcolonnello Mar 20
    5
    JenElizabethRN
  3. Why is it so hard to find a fair employer
    by Nola009 Feb 24
    9
    Nola009
  4. Venipuncture - gauze vs cotton ball
    by fozziebear Mar 7
    15
    Ella26
  5. C-Diff: Ways to Make Your Patients Safer
    by Beth AHRQ Mar 13
  6. The Admission Process: Make sure you actually say something of importance!
    Article by pinkiepieRN Feb 9
    19
    anewsns
  7. Prisoner on a psych unit?
    by JenniferFields Mar 7
    3
    MrChicagoRN
  8. Help, I'm stuck and unsure what to do??
    by Lopezlvn Feb 21
    18
    Mn nurse 22
  9. Joint Commission's Staffing Standards for Hospitals
    by hunnybeeRN Mar 6
    2
    HouTx
  10. Peg tube feeding splashed on my face
    by sosvenezuela Mar 6
    6
    sbostonRN
  11. ASA without "SAIDS"?
    by NayRN Mar 6
    4
    applewhitern
  12. RN New Hire - what would you expect them to do?
    by chsc Feb 25
    13
    NightNurseRN13
  13. rehab
    by Zoolu58 Mar 7
    3
    GrnTea
  14. Propofol
    by clarkw12 Feb 25
    39
    nursey246
  15. Fired over neglect
    by monkey2012 Mar 3
    12
    nursel56
  16. Can a Nurse lie to Me?
    • Closed
    by MangoCoco Mar 6
    4
    Esme12
  17. Agency allows caregivers total control
    by danij040866 Mar 4
    5
    Here.I.Stand
  18. help
    by tratra Mar 3
    3
    KRVRN
  19. tachycardia , thyroid , and general unwellness
    • Closed
    by BeckyMcclean Mar 3
    5
    Esme12
  20. Home health med admin
    by britmansf18 Feb 26
    5
    T-Bird78
  21. BG- 74,  would you give or held insulin?
    17
    TheCommuter
  22. darn bed alarms
    by jrwest Feb 11
    14
    nae312213
  23. discovered and reported falsification of VS
    by traumaRNdrama Sep 10, '11
    97
    Covaryx
  24. ED tranfer.. No verbal report required
    by HeartRN13 Feb 16
    24
    Covaryx
  25. Rapid Response Team- Should I have called?
    by BabyNurse13 Feb 18
    7
    GrnTea
  26. Blame-free work environment
    by JerseyGirl2010 Feb 17
    5
    dudette10
  27. Documenting in wrong patient chart
    by VenessaNesbitt Feb 17
    1
    GrnTea
  28. Nurse to Patient Ratio in a SNF
    by 1mommy03 Jul 29, '13
    8
    Aleksandarcox
  29. mantoux
    by monet4 Feb 13
    2
    sallyrnrrt
  30. Cellulitis post pneumococcal vaccine
    by Laura in Canada Jan 15
    8
    Laura in Canada
  31. Can TB be spread like this?
    • Closed
    by Tellyouican Feb 10
    5
    Esme12
  32. Alarm Fatigue, Silencing Many Hospital Alarms Leads To Better Health Care
    by Emergent Jan 27
    21
    wooh
  33. Will TB spread even when patient is taking antibiotics?
    • Closed
    by Tellyouican Feb 7
    2
    Esme12
  34. my ASD surgery
    • Closed
    Research by redcloud157 Feb 6
    2
    TheCommuter
  35. Restraints
    by trishagray08 Feb 5
    12
    Esme12
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