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. HELP re: article about nursing shortage
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    by ARBY Dec 19, '02
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    ARBY
  2. Childrens hosiptal takes a first step to safety
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    by oramar Dec 11, '02
  3. reformes experience resistance to change at managment level
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    by oramar Dec 11, '02
  4. Documenting
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    by RUNZEL Oct 23, '02
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    2amigos
  5. How Soon Should APS Be Called?
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    by calliou Jun 22, '02
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    Vsummer1
  6. Quality Initiatives for Healthcare
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    by Youda Nov 9, '02
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    WashYaHands
  7. "newnurse" syndrome?
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    by jnette Oct 23, '02
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    jnette
  8. Microalbuminuria
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    by Larry May 18, '02
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    Youda
  9. Issues on EPR
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    by Charlie Alfonso Oct 15, '02
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    Ex130Load
  10. security in your workplace
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    by ktwlpn Oct 12, '02
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    researchrabbit
  11. Issues on EPR
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    by Charlie Alfonso Oct 15, '02
  12. minimum nurse staffing ratios
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    by gertrude Oct 13, '02
  13. staff ratios
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    by booboo Oct 11, '02
  14. Assessment Interview for Care Plan
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    by suki616 Sep 30, '02
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    frankie
  15. Another night in Hooterville....<sigh>
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    by suzannasue Sep 30, '02
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    l.rae
  16. Showing up at work smelling of alcohol
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    by srtrn Jun 19, '02
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    nursedawn67
  17. work related ???'s to ......
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    by micro Sep 28, '02
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    traumaRUs
  18. Conscious Sedation & JCAH
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    by toolanator Mar 29, '02
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    Alley Cat
  19. Anyone in Missouri ...please help
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    by Peds_LPN Sep 15, '02
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    patadney
  20. Team Nursing?
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    by plumrn May 18, '01
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    longtermcarern
  21. Need Help Pleaz
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    by Kathylynn Apr 17, '02
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    MollyJ
  22. Need your professional opinion....
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    by B.Wilhelm Aug 23, '02
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    jeniousno1
  23. Cultural diversity
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    by brown rice Sep 6, '02
  24. hearsay
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    by moonshadeau Sep 3, '02
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    BadBird
  25. How to be a RN in US?
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    by boblen42 May 13, '02
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    jode
  26. Trach suction vs. O2 depletion
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    by zumalong Jul 7, '02
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    stevierae
  27. Dilemma WHAT CAN I DO
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    by jevans Aug 2, '02
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    fab4fan
  28. help!!!! what would you do?
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    by grandma rn38 Apr 26, '02
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    CATHYW
  29. BSN entry level (Colorado)
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    by NurseKimberley Aug 1, '02
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  30. Concern about Infection Control
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    by mommyrn Jan 7, '02
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    disher
  31. Putting PCs in the O.R.
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    by NRSKarenRN Jun 27, '02
  32. Preventing wrong site surgery: X marks the spot
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    by NRSKarenRN Jun 19, '02
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    NurseDennie
  33. first day, I'm the boss?
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    by Nancy45 Jun 10, '02
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  34. "helping" versus "interfering"
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    by jme Jun 4, '02
  35. What Should A Nursing Supervisor Do?
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    by erdiane Feb 28, '02
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    Lulu
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