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. Injury to patient. New nurse questions.
    by amandamichigan Nov 13, '13
    3
    Cosmo&Wanda
  2. Bedside Shift Reporting in combined Postpartum & Labor Unit
    by kmcma Nov 12, '13
    1
    monkeybug
  3. Med error??
    by determinedlpn Nov 2, '13
    4
    OCNRN63
  4. pt baths
    by ekeeven Oct 31, '13
    4
    jadelpn
  5. tb skin test after being vaccinated with bcg
    • Closed
    by krazievi3t6url Aug 2, '10
    14
    Esme12
  6. What critical vital signs would institute a rapid response
    by uniquegifts1 Jul 3, '13
    27
    KelRN215
  7. Medical error prevention
    by jxl377 Oct 22, '13
    9
    dudette10
  8. Protocol for dirty linen?
    by NRuiz Oct 22, '13
    29
  9. Need advice: Frequent falls of non compliant homebound pt with dementia
    by autumnlea Oct 17, '13
    44
    ktwlpn
  10. medical abuse?
    by sfaithj Oct 15, '13
    18
    CrunchRN
  11. Incorrect documentation co-worker, home care. HELP!!!
    by Kirbycrew7 Oct 13, '13
    6
    mluvsgnc
  12. Snowed a patient
    by 0.adamantite Sep 22, '13
    28
    1RN4Christ
  13. How many patients do you get on night duty?
    by uniquegifts1 Jul 3, '13
    21
    Pneumothorax
  14. Alarm Coverage for Busy Coworkers
    by SafetyRN Oct 4, '13
    2
    ausrnurse
  15. HELP!! No charge nurse, no supervisor and OUTRAGEOUS ratios!!
    by ncrn4806 Jun 28, '13
    45
    RNlove17
  16. Staffing Ratios - How do they affect you?
    by lizstaub Mar 19, '13
    3
    Candogal
  17. Short-cuts and bypassing protocol
    by jennyg23 Sep 5, '13
    3
  18. Bullied for reporting a med error by another nurse
    by StaffNurseMcS Sep 14, '13
    40
  19. Nurse digs out necrotic tumor!
    • Closed
    by Christina12345 Sep 21, '13
    10
    Esme12
  20. Pill falls on pt gown...is it safe to give?
    by sle1191 Mar 7, '12
    58
    nurse2033
  21. What are the main things you can get written up for ?
    by Aongroup1990 Jun 2, '12
    16
    MB-mom.RN
  22. Bed down close to the floor for safety
    by Saiderap Jul 22, '13
    13
    MB-mom.RN
  23. Blood cultures
    by Belle2013 Sep 17, '13
    2
    green34
  24. My first med error
    by KkRN126 Sep 11, '13
    6
    KkRN126
  25. Insulin order
    by newbiern22 Sep 15, '13
    4
    Kidrn911
  26. Student Nurse--first clinical rotation on isolation floor?!
    by babygirl3374 Sep 16, '13
    5
    babygirl3374
  27. Laser hair removal training
    by laserrn13 Sep 15, '13
  28. Full sharps containers not getting emptied!?
    by Beanyamean Sep 10, '13
    26
    sapphire18
  29. scared, frustrated, ready to give up
    by eakoeg2 Sep 8, '13
    2
    Natkat
  30. Study: Doctors don't wash hands properly 40% of the time
    by herring_RN Sep 3, '13
    7
    NicuGal
  31. illegal, unethical or both?
    by nurs3ros3 Sep 5, '13
    3
    xoemmylouox
  32. Universal Precautions vs. Patient Dignity
    by safe>sorry Sep 7, '13
    8
    caroladybelle
  33. New orders lovenox dvt prevention
    by uniquegifts1 Sep 3, '13
    3
    ParvulusPuella
  34. How to decrease falls?
    by CareBayer Sep 4, '13
    2
    tnbutterfly
  35. Patient ends up on my floor with a portable pain pump and no order for it.
    by Cdavid469 Aug 31, '13
    1
    xoemmylouox
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