Nursing Issues On Patient Safety - page 54

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.

  1. Preventing Falls
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    by mirry007 May 22, '05
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  2. ?  central line mistake
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    by kelly64 May 20, '05
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    markjrn
  3. Medication error
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    by kittiesareus Apr 5, '05
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    jude11142
  4. state is threatening to go after license over precharting
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    by oramar Oct 29, '04
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    BETSRN
  5. What do you do if a patient strikes?
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    by Emery Apr 29, '05
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    RN4NICU
  6. What would you do???
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    by angeldaisy Apr 24, '05
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    nurse_wannabe
  7. Needle safety devices- mandatory???
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    by ProfRN4 Apr 28, '05
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    career seeker
  8. super nurse syndrome
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    by claire g Apr 9, '05
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    NICUAngel23
  9. Hospital Computers May Be Reservoir for Transmission of Resistant Bacteria
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    by UM Review RN Apr 22, '05
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    meownsmile
  10. Acuity staffing/Van slyck
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    by Dennis nurse Apr 21, '05
  11. Is the ER supposed to stablize the Patient before transferring to the unit?
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    by indapinda Apr 20, '05
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    Dixielee
  12. what kind of safety issues do you all have in your hopsital?
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    by lee1 Apr 17, '05
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    Audreyfay
  13. Nurse I'm starving hungry
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    by studious Apr 11, '05
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    studious
  14. Informing pts/families of med errors; consequences?
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    by WI,RN Apr 13, '05
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    Jolie
  15. Extended hours at work with no time off
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    by btrfly76 Mar 10, '05
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    lmz
  16. Consent for HIV testing
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    by pricklypear Apr 12, '05
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    rjflyn
  17. Pt falls on geriatric psych inpt unit
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    by gerilou Apr 8, '05
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    studious
  18. I need opinions from practicing RN's for school project
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    by LilRedRN1973 Apr 8, '05
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  19. Opinion re: getting a new patient at the end of your shift
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    by Marie0304 Nov 1, '03
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    ValerieB
  20. Nil by mouth error
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    by littlehobo Apr 6, '05
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    pricklypear
  21. Outbreak of hepatitis due to BS testing
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    by GLORIAmunchkin72 Apr 6, '05
  22. March 2005 PA Patient Safety Advisory:When Patients Speak - Collaboration in Patient
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    by NRSKarenRN Apr 3, '05
  23. I Need Major Guidance!!!
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    by nurseinalabama Mar 19, '05
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    live4today
  24. Here's an idea for shrtages in any area.
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    by nursetim Mar 29, '05
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    LPN1974
  25. Charting by Exception = Redundancy
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    by missionnurse Mar 14, '05
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  26. What do you think is a major problem in nursing?
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    by sweetyjen Jan 2, '05
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  27. Nurse Patient Ratios
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    by Boston1 Mar 20, '05
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  28. What if your doctor or nurse had a criminal record?
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    Poll by URO-RN Mar 19, '05
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    barefootlady
  29. When to report a classmaste to your clinical instructor.
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    by markbeast Feb 4, '05
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  30. Nitroglycerin drips on telemetry units
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    by nicholasmjb Mar 9, '05
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