Nursing Issues On Patient Safety - page 6

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. Nursing Shortcuts: What works for you?
    Image by Brian May 6, '15
    2
    NOADLS
  2. Blue Pigtail on Nasogastric Tube
    by mikeynizm Apr 23, '15
    44
    Mavrick
  3. Who takes the med error hit?
    by BuckyBadgerRN Mar 26, '15
    32
    SmilingBluEyes
  4. Do comfort care patients get oxygen?
    by quirkystar Mar 12, '15
    19
    AnthonyD
  5. Correcting low sodium too quickly
    by Birdy2 Apr 8, '15
    8
    Chisca
  6. Unsafe assignment?
    by _Skittles_ Apr 28, '15
    4
    Gooselady
  7. New Nurse Mistakes
    by ashley785 Jul 23, '14
    39
    kaylee.
  8. Protocol for blood pressure?
    by hotflashion Apr 22, '15
    11
    Seaofclouds
  9. Patient Safety Question/Nurses Conduct
    by ChrisMonty Mar 23, '15
    26
    CamillusRN
  10. Med Error
    by Daisie4100 Apr 14, '15
    8
    nurse lala
  11. Survey on nosocomial infections in the NICU - please help me by filling it out :)
    by pazhang Apr 6, '15
    2
    NicuGal
  12. Problems with ER
    by ReggieN Mar 17, '15
    66
    Anna Flaxis
  13. Would you send this patient to the unit?
    by Birdy2 Apr 6, '15
    46
    CamillusRN
  14. Normal saline after plasmapheresis
    by mikethethinker Apr 7, '15
    5
    calivianya
  15. Nursing Home - Abandonment?
    by sfisher50 Mar 26, '15
    7
    Meriwhen
  16. Incorrect medication prep
    by ARN1992 Apr 9, '15
    21
    CamillusRN
  17. Another mistake..new grad.
    by regerterb Mar 20, '15
    8
    iluvivt
  18. Medication safety what if...
    by SBGangelJC Mar 9, '15
    36
    Graduatenurse14
  19. Patient with Dementia's Right to Refusal
    by oblivionenigma Jan 5, '13
    25
    tyvin
  20. Advice on Challenging a Write-Up?
    by faithkindness Mar 19, '15
    11
    faithkindness
  21. AORN Standards of Care- Scrub with hand infection
    by taj09 Mar 23, '15
    1
    Rose_Queen
  22. Am I in the Wrong??
    by regerterb Mar 9, '15
    25
    nurseprnRN
  23. Exelon patch falls off?
    by mickey00minne Mar 20, '15
    4
    nurseprnRN
  24. Break the Silence Report Bullying
    Article by SEABOATSHELLS Sep 6, '13
    87
    BrandonLPN
  25. Patient's family requesting pain medication
    by quirkystar Mar 12, '15
    17
    Libby1987
  26. Nurse Mistakes
    by lesquive Mar 1, '15
    10
    pockunit
  27. When to use a transfer belt
    by JRHampton Mar 11, '15
    1
    hppygr8ful
  28. Call in sick, or risk getting patients sick?
    by stelarRN Dec 23, '09
    39
    Guest03/15/15
  29. Stressed over a Sticker
    by 0402lady Mar 7, '15
    3
    icuRNmaggie
  30. Protonix in GI bleed
    by coleeliza Feb 28, '15
    8
    IVRUS

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