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. Information about pleuradesis
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    by npk Jan 9, '01
  2. California:  the only state that's not a
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    by soundsLikesirens Sep 1, '00
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  3. Death With Dignity?
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    by bunky Jun 24, '00
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  4. mandatory overtime article
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    by Jenny P Dec 14, '00
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  5. This is a place I would love to work!!
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    by oramar Oct 30, '00
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  6. UNSAFE healthcare
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    by Anonymous Registered Nurs Apr 3, '00
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  7. Posting results of patient satisfaction surveys w/ negative comments and nurse's name
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    by Pally Nov 23, '00
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  8. nurse-patient relationship
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    by Roni254 Nov 17, '00
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  9. Systolic Blood Pressure
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    by ernurse3 Oct 19, '00
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  10. Recruitment / Retention
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    by Ron_Hamilton_RN Sep 22, '00
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  11. House Supervisor Role
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    by NurseRachet Mar 11, '00
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    bunky
  12. holding administraots accoutable
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    by JillR Oct 7, '00
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  13. Pulling of staff
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    by Jules2 Aug 2, '00
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    hollykate
  14. nurse-patient ratio
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    by Joy Jun 4, '00
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  15. charge nurse liability issues
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    by lsmo Sep 19, '00
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  16. UNIONS
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    by EMTPRN Sep 27, '00
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    justanurse
  17. Truthtelling in Nursing Care
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    by alyciaboo Sep 24, '00
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  18. telemetry policy -- please help!
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    by alyciaboo Sep 24, '00
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  19. California Nurses- Your Help Needed
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    by Genista Aug 19, '00
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  20. Did you see Hopkins 24/7?  What did you think of it?
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    by oramar Aug 30, '00
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  21. Early burnout?
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    by nanjam Jun 18, '00
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  22. mao inhibitors
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    by Bev22243 Jul 20, '00
  23. Increasing Nurses' Time with Patients
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    by thinker Jul 14, '00
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  24. Primary Nursing
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    by kellyj Jul 6, '00
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  25. Critical Care Staffing Patterns
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    by k.Sheldon Aug 3, '99
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  26. nurse/pt ratio
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    by jce Jan 21, '00
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  27. ADT Workload
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    by MEW Apr 6, '00
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  28. Customer Service Surveys
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    by ClariceS Jun 27, '00
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  29. Double-checked medications
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    by wborges Jun 20, '00
  30. State Nursing Boards- what is their real role and why aren't they doing it?
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    by bunky Jun 3, '00
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  31. Use of Dobhoff feeding tubes
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    by Lynda Koos Apr 3, '00
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  32. Violence in the workplace
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    by sandy wensley Jun 2, '00
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  33. Coping with death/dying
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    by Toby1 Mar 5, '00
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  34. counselling role in nurses
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    by Aqua May 19, '00
  35. Counselling before breaking bad news is useful?
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    by Aqua May 18, '00
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