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. Confidentiality
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    by mindil Mar 6, '01
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    nursesrthebest
  2. pre-med for blood transfusion
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    by KimberlyRN79 Apr 9, '01
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    nosilanurse
  3. Agency Nurses:  Advice needed please!
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    by res04lly May 1, '01
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    darby
  4. Patients Rights
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    by ms_gloria Jun 22, '01
  5. Hepatitis C
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    by luvrn Jun 17, '01
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    fiestynurse
  6. Preventing infection in intermittent straight self-cath.
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    by cornelia Jun 8, '01
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  7. How safe is it to reinsert a PICC line through the introducer.
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    by Chuckie May 29, '01
  8. 100% Safety needle/less!!! Finally
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    by Huganurse May 21, '01
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    kennedyj
  9. LTC nursing and the lpn
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    by pamclpn May 17, '01
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    snazzle
  10. Help to novice, please...
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    by albumin May 23, '01
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  11. ATTENTION OHIO NURSES-NURSING SHORTAGE
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    by ERICUEMS May 9, '01
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    jamistlc
  12. Patients that use recreational drugs while in the hospital.
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    by Chuckie May 12, '01
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  13. Charge Nurse-ing
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    by ccunite Mar 17, '01
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    RN1963
  14. Pain Mngmt lawsuit
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    by robinday May 8, '01
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    Genista
  15. LPN changing role
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    by windancer Apr 7, '01
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    canoehead
  16. Happy Nurse's  Day
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    by res04lly May 7, '01
  17. dehumanization
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    by cindyf Apr 27, '01
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    Chellyse66
  18. Using Haloperidol for sedation
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    by aila Feb 7, '01
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  19. THANK YOU to the Kansis City RN's
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    by StaceRacer1 Apr 20, '01
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  20. Good nursing tricks
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    by moonshadeau Oct 2, '00
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  21. the quality control management for needlesick injuries
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    by yamaguchi Apr 15, '01
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  22. Legal question
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    by rrolfz Feb 28, '01
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  23. insubordination - unstable nurse
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    by peggy101 Apr 7, '01
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  24. Should nurses strike and Why not?
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    by btynes Apr 5, '01
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  25. Perioperative nursing: staffing/patient flow issues
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    by tgreeson Mar 26, '01
  26. Rise in hepititis c in corrections
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    by kjmta57 Mar 22, '01
  27. Staff ratios
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    by kewlnurse Feb 8, '01
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  28. FLOATING POLICIES
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    by BROWN_KK Sep 17, '00
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  29. Hearts of steel
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    by Lynn Casey RN Mar 15, '01
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    prmenrs
  30. using glaves and gaown when giving care to pation
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    by yaya Mar 14, '01
  31. pregnant minor
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    by lexffs Mar 3, '01
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    JillR
  32. What is the future of Anesthetics and how will the patient be affected?
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    by Nikinels Mar 2, '01
  33. nursing pay incentives
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    by jcstratton Feb 20, '01
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  34. new grad programs
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    by JMP Feb 14, '01
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  35. Critical Care and the new grad
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    by janine3&5 Feb 20, '01
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