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. Pay rate at VA hospitals?
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    by NurseDixie Feb 6, '02
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    traumaRUs
  2. team vs primary nursing
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    by moonrose2u Apr 2, '02
  3. Anyone allowed to nap on their breaks?
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    by dawngloves Jul 15, '01
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    babs_rn
  4. staffing
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    by erdiane Nov 30, '01
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    Brownms46
  5. Top Ten Signs Your Hospital Is In Trouble
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    by betts Mar 1, '02
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    krusey
  6. Pssssst, hey!
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    by night owl Mar 22, '02
  7. I love psych nursing but...
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    by ChristyM Mar 10, '02
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    Mary Dover
  8. Please help with Time management techniques
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    by cornelia Jun 26, '01
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    SKM-NURSIEPOOH
  9. Computers in Nursing
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    by Pringle Nov 5, '01
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    SKM-NURSIEPOOH
  10. Where Else Can Help for Alzheimer's Disease Be Obtained?
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    by betts Feb 8, '02
  11. What Are the Phases of Alzheimer's Disease and Their Management?
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    by betts Feb 8, '02
  12. pharmacy hours
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    by erdiane Dec 16, '01
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    deespoohbear
  13. Migraines treated with an estrogen patch
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    by Hardknox Nov 28, '01
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    VickyRN
  14. Questions about Veterans Hospitals
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    by deespoohbear Nov 1, '01
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    Huganurse
  15. medication
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    by tigger2sassy Dec 11, '01
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    nynurse1
  16. Nurses Respond
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    by betts Dec 3, '01
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    Y2KRN
  17. Which ostomy bag to use...
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    by night owl Dec 7, '01
  18. what would you do?
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    by NurseKrissy Dec 4, '01
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    nur20
  19. Patients on suicide precautions-what is your facility's policy?
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    by deespoohbear Oct 14, '01
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    RNforLongTime
  20. The "VIRTUAL" Nursing Center
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    by betts Nov 27, '01
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    OC_An Khe
  21. fire retardent lap aprons for w/c pt's?
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    by night owl Nov 28, '01
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    night owl
  22. I & O, VS recording sheets
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    by TracyB,RN Nov 21, '01
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    misti_z
  23. What would you do?
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    by alicia110 Oct 29, '01
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    kids
  24. med. error questions forCarge nurse, nurse manager, or supervisor
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    by mo_mo8 Nov 18, '01
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    psnurse
  25. Do you mix your own IV's?
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    by deespoohbear Aug 31, '01
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    deespoohbear
  26. Is this board off topic? I don't think so!
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    by Notanurse Nov 9, '01
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    KRVRN
  27. New Nurse....HELP
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    by GinaJ Oct 1, '01
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    ninaldunn
  28. Oh Echo?
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    by canoehead Oct 29, '01
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    canoehead
  29. Conscious Sedation
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    by bspa0496 Oct 25, '01
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    radnurse2001
  30. Too heavy a load
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    by rondafan Oct 19, '01
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    debbyed
  31. not sure if RN is right for me
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    by paula77720 Oct 16, '01
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    CATHYW
  32. LPN's
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    by OneChattyNurse Aug 20, '01
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    deespoohbear
  33. surgery fear PLEASE ANSWER ME
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    by analucia Sep 25, '01
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    CATHYW
  34. Nursing Research???
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    by CriticalCareOnc Oct 10, '01
  35. use of discharge room in hospital setting
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    by coladonato Oct 5, '01
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