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. Need your professional opinion....
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    by B.Wilhelm Aug 23, '02
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    jeniousno1
  2. Cultural diversity
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    by brown rice Sep 6, '02
  3. hearsay
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    by moonshadeau Sep 3, '02
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    BadBird
  4. How to be a RN in US?
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    by boblen42 May 13, '02
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    jode
  5. Trach suction vs. O2 depletion
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    by zumalong Jul 7, '02
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    stevierae
  6. Dilemma WHAT CAN I DO
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    by jevans Aug 2, '02
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    fab4fan
  7. help!!!! what would you do?
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    by grandma rn38 Apr 26, '02
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    CATHYW
  8. BSN entry level (Colorado)
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    by NurseKimberley Aug 1, '02
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    NurseKimberley
  9. Concern about Infection Control
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    by mommyrn Jan 7, '02
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    disher
  10. Putting PCs in the O.R.
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    by NRSKarenRN Jun 27, '02
  11. Preventing wrong site surgery: X marks the spot
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    by NRSKarenRN Jun 19, '02
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    NurseDennie
  12. first day, I'm the boss?
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    by Nancy45 Jun 10, '02
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    Nancy45
  13. "helping" versus "interfering"
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    by jme Jun 4, '02
  14. What Should A Nursing Supervisor Do?
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    by erdiane Feb 28, '02
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    Lulu
  15. chest pain
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    by PATAPON May 11, '02
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    nurse kratchet
  16. medication
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    by tigger2sassy Dec 11, '01
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    WashYaHands
  17. Help on Med Surg from OB  dept.
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    by Ekaye Jan 16, '01
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    mother/babyRN
  18. The use of video cameras...
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    by night owl Mar 6, '02
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    mother/babyRN
  19. What do ya'll think of this?
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    by StudentSandra Mar 28, '02
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    OBNURSEHEATHER
  20. RNs working as Resp. Therapists
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    by SICU Queen Mar 28, '02
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    jamistlc
  21. Venting Over the VA
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    by kmchugh Apr 8, '02
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  22. Please help
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    by RNIAM Mar 12, '02
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    RNIAM
  23. Pay rate at VA hospitals?
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    by NurseDixie Feb 6, '02
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    traumaRUs
  24. team vs primary nursing
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    by moonrose2u Apr 2, '02
  25. Anyone allowed to nap on their breaks?
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    by dawngloves Jul 15, '01
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  26. staffing
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    by erdiane Nov 30, '01
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    Brownms46
  27. Top Ten Signs Your Hospital Is In Trouble
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    by betts Mar 1, '02
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  28. Pssssst, hey!
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    by night owl Mar 22, '02
  29. I love psych nursing but...
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    by ChristyM Mar 10, '02
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    Mary Dover
  30. Please help with Time management techniques
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    by cornelia Jun 26, '01
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    SKM-NURSIEPOOH
  31. Computers in Nursing
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    by Pringle Nov 5, '01
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    SKM-NURSIEPOOH
  32. Where Else Can Help for Alzheimer's Disease Be Obtained?
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    by betts Feb 8, '02
  33. What Are the Phases of Alzheimer's Disease and Their Management?
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    by betts Feb 8, '02
  34. pharmacy hours
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    by erdiane Dec 16, '01
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  35. Migraines treated with an estrogen patch
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    by Hardknox Nov 28, '01
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    VickyRN
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