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. Waited to call 911 when O2 sat dropped to 45%??
    by taylor_made2008 Aug 6, '13
    11
    OCNRN63
  2. Should a nurse perform CPR to someone outside of the healthcare setting?
    Poll by jjones1728 Mar 24, '13
    48
    OCNRN63
  3. Facility does not use patient arm bands
    by ICUNurseStat Jul 23, '13
    10
    xoemmylouox
  4. Patients with sitters
    by SarahJ0811 Jul 9, '13
    18
    HyperSaurus, RN
  5. The impending doom.......
    by mindlor Jul 20, '13
    10
    HouTx
  6. Protocols for dealing with patient's blood/bodily fl. or who are known to be HIV+etc?
    by virgolady1994 Jul 3, '13
    9
    KelRN215
  7. Posey bed for a hip fracture
    by green34 Jul 16, '13
    5
    CapeCodMermaid
  8. unsafe staffing
    by TerpGal02 Jul 8, '13
    13
    hope3456
  9. The old lift versus the new lift
    by Saiderap Jul 9, '13
    1
    calivianya
  10. legal ramifications?
    by nursecheryler Jun 30, '13
    30
    dudette10
  11. Pt with bs low on two different occasions overnight
    by uniquegifts1 Jul 3, '13
    17
  12. Patient safety
    by Magjr Jun 18, '13
    12
    GrnTea
  13. Post surgery patient refuses to take a shower
    • Closed
    by Saiderap Jul 1, '13
    30
    NRSKarenRN
  14. Questions from a student about hospital emergency shifts
    Poll by Pavlov's Dog Jun 19, '13
    6
    Kay28
  15. I complained my preceptor!!
    by jenrak Jun 17, '13
    20
    Isabel-ANP-BC
  16. Lifting Equiptment? Dos/Donts and Patient Safety
    by SexyFloridaGirl Jun 11, '13
    11
    loriangel14
  17. Am I a failure
    by Rncaligirl88 Jun 13, '13
    7
    HouTx
  18. Butterflys as Infusion Devices?
    by jadelpn Apr 20, '13
    13
    green34
  19. Scared to be a nurse, having the responsibility of a life in my hands scares me.
    by Cieritaqt May 15, '13
    8
    Ella26
  20. Patient's right to refuse
    by julz68 May 28, '13
    19
    Vespertinas
  21. Taking ownership
    by kjani26 Jun 9, '13
    4
    nrsang97
  22. Healing within Healing: Patient Falls
    by yaleli Jun 1, '13
    8
    SwansonRN
  23. Misreading doctor order
    by Anonymous25 May 30, '13
    11
    brownbook
  24. Infusion and cath lab certification
    by marieane79 Mar 17, '13
    2
    HouTx
  25. Only Charting "The Good Vitals"?
    by whitecat5000 Sep 6, '12
    63
    calivianya
  26. Unit Design Blamed for Increase in Falls
    by abundantgrace Feb 12, '13
    20
    anon456
  27. PRBC rate for chf/renal patients
    by SNB1014 May 17, '13
    6
    imintrouble
  28. Precautions
    by alreinsch May 16, '13
    3
    xoemmylouox
  29. behind the scenes issue
    by ryan5014 Apr 20, '13
    11
    ryan5014
  30. When the doctor doesn't respond to their page...
    by kate4rn May 10, '13
    30
    monkeybug
  31. "I am sorry - I refuse to float to Peds!"
    by abbaking Sep 8, '10
    59
    CaitlynRNBSN
  32. Eliminating charge Nurse position
    by lilredmc Mar 24, '13
    19
    psu_213
  33. What the recovery time after a severe hypoglycemia
    by pinkessence_58467 May 6, '13
    7
    dandk1997RN
  34. Your input on your nursing assistants and alarm responsibilities...
    by enzati May 10, '13
    4
    jadelpn
  35. injected vaccines at a wrong site
    • Closed
    by kateykate007 May 8, '13
    1
    JustBeachyNurse
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