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. Communication over phones
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    by moonshadeau Aug 25, '01
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    Scarlette
  2. starting ivs
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    by michellelpn Sep 26, '01
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    misti_z
  3. Culture and Its Impact On Wellness
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    by Carol Twaits Sep 24, '01
  4. attitude adjustment needed?
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    by not-nancy-nurse Sep 5, '01
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    canna42
  5. Need help with new baylor/weekend incentive policy
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    by KCLum Jul 13, '01
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    capgirl
  6. Obstacles to providing care
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    by Anita_novice Jan 31, '00
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  7. Ethical dilemma !
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    by vinona Sep 4, '01
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    dewp_63
  8. JCAHO Sentinel Event Alert: Preventing needlestick and sharps injuries
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    by NRSKarenRN Sep 12, '01
  9. Advocacy for Elderly
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    by Cameron Johnston Feb 14, '01
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    Aniela
  10. Safety Products
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    by Yasnaya Polyana Sep 8, '01
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    donmurray
  11. All Locked Up?
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    by night owl Aug 28, '01
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    klhs
  12. ethical question
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    by kewlnurse Aug 18, '01
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  13. Shortage solution
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    by cannie May 15, '01
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    MRed94
  14. Use of diapers vs. underpads for incontinent patients
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    by bmaury Mar 8, '01
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  15. Who should I say something to?
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    by bassbird Aug 7, '01
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    misti_z
  16. AHRQ Federal Report Documents Top Patient Safety Practices
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    by NRSKarenRN Aug 7, '01
  17. Nurses get bionic "power suit"
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    by NRSKarenRN Aug 5, '01
  18. Boy dies in MRI machine!!
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    by fiestynurse Aug 3, '01
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    RNPD
  19. Combined specialties
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    by tess240 Jul 21, '01
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    fiestynurse
  20. A spin on the pain management/drug seeking topic
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    by fergus51 Jul 21, '01
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  21. dutch nurse seeks your help!
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    by voskamp Jul 9, '01
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    IluvMyPtsPeriod
  22. How do you measure success?
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    by Mijourney Jul 9, '01
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    RNforLongTime
  23. Confidentiality
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    by mindil Mar 6, '01
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  24. pre-med for blood transfusion
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    by KimberlyRN79 Apr 9, '01
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    nosilanurse
  25. Agency Nurses:  Advice needed please!
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    by res04lly May 1, '01
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    darby
  26. Patients Rights
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    by ms_gloria Jun 22, '01
  27. Hepatitis C
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    by luvrn Jun 17, '01
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    fiestynurse
  28. Preventing infection in intermittent straight self-cath.
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    by cornelia Jun 8, '01
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  29. How safe is it to reinsert a PICC line through the introducer.
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    by Chuckie May 29, '01
  30. 100% Safety needle/less!!! Finally
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    by Huganurse May 21, '01
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    kennedyj
  31. LTC nursing and the lpn
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    by pamclpn May 17, '01
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    snazzle
  32. Help to novice, please...
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    by albumin May 23, '01
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  33. ATTENTION OHIO NURSES-NURSING SHORTAGE
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    by ERICUEMS May 9, '01
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    jamistlc
  34. Patients that use recreational drugs while in the hospital.
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    by Chuckie May 12, '01
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    MollyJ
  35. Charge Nurse-ing
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    by ccunite Mar 17, '01
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