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. cna ratio to patient in phildelphia
    by daisy2007 Apr 17, '13
    1
    JustBeachyNurse
  2. Heparin and Hemodialysis
    by lotskie Mar 29, '13
    2
    traumaRUs
  3. getting fired
    • Closed
    by caseymn Apr 10, '13
    6
    sirI
  4. fire policy
    by makes needs known Apr 13, '13
    6
    psu_213
  5. SVT in young patient
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    by sps0304 Apr 7, '13
    3
    Esme12
  6. Suicide patients
    by lilredmc Mar 24, '13
    9
    lilredmc
  7. What do you really think about your Quality department?
    by QualityNurseRN Mar 12, '13
    8
    tewdles
  8. Looking for a assessment tool for substance abuse
    by nursingsteph0716 Feb 8, '13
    2
    salvadordolly
  9. Misuse of insulin pens and patient safety
    by PACURN1956 Apr 1, '13
    11
    ktliz
  10. Have you ever performed CPR? Results?:
    • Closed
    by SuzieVN Mar 31, '13
    51
    NRSKarenRN
  11. Help
    • Closed
    Video by blugreeneyez Mar 26, '13
    1
    traumaRUs
  12. Is legal to replace medication drawn up in a syringe back in the multi-vial
    by mdavisRN Mar 23, '13
    10
    Esme12
  13. Treatment of Shock Victims
    by bcardon Mar 16, '13
    3
    HouTx
  14. A doctor needs to be present to draw blood?
    by psu_213 Mar 18, '13
    47
    Miiki SN
  15. Unsanitary practice?
    by GraceNotes Mar 17, '13
    26
    lkulmann
  16. URGENT need advice on resident to resident abuse.
    by Vblub01 Mar 20, '13
    7
    monkeybug
  17. administered in a wrong site?
    by jelanne Mar 19, '13
    5
    EZshot
  18. Investigator wants to ask me about a patient death from this year... what do I do?
    • Closed
    by TxAnon Sep 24, '10
    21
    sirI
  19. How wrong can be right?
    by ellamazur Mar 19, '13
  20. Side rail stories
    by Bringonthenight Mar 12, '13
    9
    hodgieRN
  21. Reporting your employer to regulatory agencies
    by ari3l Mar 2, '13
    6
    lkulmann
  22. High patient ratio-that's just the way it is...
    by Hoosiernurse Feb 9, '13
    12
    lkulmann
  23. Travel nurse
    by SueQueRN Feb 25, '13
    4
    cjf0629
  24. Why my Patient did not Have Lunch Today.
    by Steve123 Feb 26, '13
    16
    wooh
  25. Patient fx hip after family refused alarm
    Poll by Emilyinsc Sep 30, '12
    100
    jrwest
  26. Nurse Overdosed NICU patient
    by Alimacoo Mar 6, '13
    3
    xoemmylouox
  27. Yield to wheels - need advice/suggestions for a hospital wide project.
    by markbeast Feb 20, '13
    2
    Nccity2002
  28. Co-signature for Insulin administration
    by MissRN7 Apr 11, '12
    48
    Vespertinas
  29. Help!
    by mnicole87 Feb 23, '13
  30. Staffing OB units with 2 nurses?
    by chrys_jenae Feb 19, '13
    5
    tewdles
  31. What is the first thing you do when you put a fall-risk pt in the bed?
    by Tyris Jan 27, '13
    46
    blackvans1234
  32. What would you do?
    by WldChrry Feb 18, '13
    7
    WldChrry
  33. NGT residual question..
    by maiohmai Feb 5, '13
    4
    eatmysoxRN
  34. 12 Hour Shifts
    by BigCSN Feb 6, '13
    17
    brandy1017
  35. The Failure of the Joint Commission
    by abbaking Apr 28, '10
    36
    stablesystole
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