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. Heparin and Hemodialysis
    by lotskie Mar 29, '13
    2
    traumaRUs
  2. getting fired
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    by caseymn Apr 10, '13
    6
    sirI
  3. fire policy
    by makes needs known Apr 13, '13
    6
    psu_213
  4. SVT in young patient
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    by sps0304 Apr 7, '13
    3
    Esme12
  5. Suicide patients
    by lilredmc Mar 24, '13
    9
    lilredmc
  6. What do you really think about your Quality department?
    by QualityNurseRN Mar 12, '13
    8
    tewdles
  7. Looking for a assessment tool for substance abuse
    by nursingsteph0716 Feb 8, '13
    2
    salvadordolly
  8. Misuse of insulin pens and patient safety
    by PACURN1956 Apr 1, '13
    11
    ktliz
  9. Have you ever performed CPR? Results?:
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    by SuzieVN Mar 31, '13
    51
    NRSKarenRN
  10. Help
    • Closed
    Video by blugreeneyez Mar 26, '13
    1
    traumaRUs
  11. Is legal to replace medication drawn up in a syringe back in the multi-vial
    by mdavisRN Mar 23, '13
    10
    Esme12
  12. Treatment of Shock Victims
    by bcardon Mar 16, '13
    3
    HouTx
  13. A doctor needs to be present to draw blood?
    by psu_213 Mar 18, '13
    47
    Miiki SN
  14. Unsanitary practice?
    by GraceNotes Mar 17, '13
    26
    lkulmann
  15. URGENT need advice on resident to resident abuse.
    by Vblub01 Mar 20, '13
    7
    monkeybug
  16. administered in a wrong site?
    by jelanne Mar 19, '13
    5
    EZshot
  17. Investigator wants to ask me about a patient death from this year... what do I do?
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    by TxAnon Sep 24, '10
    21
    sirI
  18. How wrong can be right?
    by ellamazur Mar 19, '13
  19. Side rail stories
    by Bringonthenight Mar 12, '13
    9
    hodgieRN
  20. Reporting your employer to regulatory agencies
    by ari3l Mar 2, '13
    6
    lkulmann
  21. High patient ratio-that's just the way it is...
    by Hoosiernurse Feb 9, '13
    12
    lkulmann
  22. Travel nurse
    by SueQueRN Feb 25, '13
    4
    cjf0629
  23. Why my Patient did not Have Lunch Today.
    by Steve123 Feb 26, '13
    16
    wooh
  24. Patient fx hip after family refused alarm
    Poll by Emilyinsc Sep 30, '12
    100
    jrwest
  25. Nurse Overdosed NICU patient
    by Alimacoo Mar 6, '13
    3
    xoemmylouox
  26. Yield to wheels - need advice/suggestions for a hospital wide project.
    by markbeast Feb 20, '13
    2
    Nccity2002
  27. Co-signature for Insulin administration
    by MissRN7 Apr 11, '12
    48
    Vespertinas
  28. Help!
    by mnicole87 Feb 23, '13
  29. Staffing OB units with 2 nurses?
    by chrys_jenae Feb 19, '13
    5
    tewdles
  30. What is the first thing you do when you put a fall-risk pt in the bed?
    by Tyris Jan 27, '13
    46
    blackvans1234
  31. What would you do?
    by WldChrry Feb 18, '13
    7
    WldChrry
  32. NGT residual question..
    by maiohmai Feb 5, '13
    4
    eatmysoxRN
  33. 12 Hour Shifts
    by BigCSN Feb 6, '13
    17
    brandy1017
  34. The Failure of the Joint Commission
    by abbaking Apr 28, '10
    36
    stablesystole
  35. tricks/tips for putting cpap on peds patient?
    by millmick30 Feb 11, '13
    1
    monkeybug
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