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. Legal question
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    by rrolfz Feb 28, '01
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    greg in mass
  2. insubordination - unstable nurse
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    by peggy101 Apr 7, '01
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    peggy101
  3. Should nurses strike and Why not?
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    by btynes Apr 5, '01
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  4. Perioperative nursing: staffing/patient flow issues
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    by tgreeson Mar 26, '01
  5. Rise in hepititis c in corrections
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    by kjmta57 Mar 22, '01
  6. Staff ratios
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    by kewlnurse Feb 8, '01
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  7. FLOATING POLICIES
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    by BROWN_KK Sep 17, '00
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    NicuGal
  8. Hearts of steel
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    by Lynn Casey RN Mar 15, '01
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    prmenrs
  9. using glaves and gaown when giving care to pation
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    by yaya Mar 14, '01
  10. pregnant minor
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    by lexffs Mar 3, '01
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    JillR
  11. What is the future of Anesthetics and how will the patient be affected?
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    by Nikinels Mar 2, '01
  12. nursing pay incentives
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    by jcstratton Feb 20, '01
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    bestblondRN
  13. new grad programs
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    by JMP Feb 14, '01
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    hollykate
  14. Critical Care and the new grad
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    by janine3&5 Feb 20, '01
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    Trinity
  15. How would you cope with a fire  bomb threat in your ICU ?
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    by joybelle Feb 17, '01
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    lakeRN
  16. HEP   C  THERAPY
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    by iris Feb 14, '01
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  17. Teaching your staff
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    by dolfinwind Feb 5, '01
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  18. Indigent patient - differences in medical treatment
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    by TBoltRN Aug 23, '00
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    JennieBSN
  19. exposure to hiv in the work place
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    by psychnurse01 Jan 24, '01
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  20. Critical Access Hospitals
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    by NCNocRN Jan 27, '01
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    by Genista Jan 24, '01
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  21. compazine push
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    by PLK6M2S2A@YAHOO.COM Jan 22, '01
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  22. Nursing unions and violence against nurses in the workplace
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    by AMR Jan 13, '01
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  23. Nursing Crisis
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    by dfwnurse Jan 14, '01
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    Mijourney
  24. Help! Compartment syndrome question
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    by kiddienurse_1 Sep 5, '00
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  25. Would you answer this ad?
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    by pickledpepperRN Feb 18, '00
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  26. Required overtime
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    by Chuckie Dec 31, '00
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  27. Information about pleuradesis
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    by npk Jan 9, '01
  28. California:  the only state that's not a
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    by soundsLikesirens Sep 1, '00
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    pickledpepperRN
  29. Death With Dignity?
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    by bunky Jun 24, '00
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  30. mandatory overtime article
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    by Jenny P Dec 14, '00
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  31. This is a place I would love to work!!
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    by oramar Oct 30, '00
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    pickledpepperRN
  32. UNSAFE healthcare
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    by Anonymous Registered Nurs Apr 3, '00
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  33. 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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  34. nurse-patient relationship
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    by Roni254 Nov 17, '00
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