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.

Latest nursing topics sorted by date. All new topics can be found here.

CommentsLast
  1. My first med error
    by KkRN126 Sep 11, '13
    6
    KkRN126
  2. Insulin order
    by newbiern22 Sep 15, '13
    4
    Kidrn911
  3. Student Nurse--first clinical rotation on isolation floor?!
    by babygirl3374 Sep 16, '13
    5
    babygirl3374
  4. Laser hair removal training
    by laserrn13 Sep 15, '13
  5. Full sharps containers not getting emptied!?
    by Beanyamean Sep 10, '13
    26
    sapphire18
  6. scared, frustrated, ready to give up
    by eakoeg2 Sep 8, '13
    2
    Natkat
  7. Study: Doctors don't wash hands properly 40% of the time
    by herring_RN Sep 3, '13
    7
    NicuGal
  8. illegal, unethical or both?
    by nurs3ros3 Sep 5, '13
    3
    xoemmylouox
  9. Universal Precautions vs. Patient Dignity
    by safe>sorry Sep 7, '13
    8
    caroladybelle
  10. New orders lovenox dvt prevention
    by uniquegifts1 Sep 3, '13
    3
    ParvulusPuella
  11. How to decrease falls?
    by CareBayer Sep 4, '13
    2
    tnbutterfly
  12. Patient ends up on my floor with a portable pain pump and no order for it.
    by Cdavid469 Aug 31, '13
    1
    xoemmylouox
  13. Staffing in Tx
    by MARYRN2009 Aug 24, '13
    2
    herring_RN
  14. Coreg med and no heart rate parameters?
    by amber7591 Mar 21, '13
    19
    MARYRN2009
  15. Frusturated with situation...does any nurses out there have same issues?
    by rntraveler2012 Feb 27, '13
    18
    MARYRN2009
  16. What would you have done?
    by bendyprissy Aug 19, '13
    10
    MARYRN2009
  17. ICU ERRORS
    by RN45RN45 Aug 13, '13
    16
    DoeRN
  18. Bedside shift report.
    by mamason Dec 28, '09
    35
    MunoRN
  19. How do they rationalize staffing??...
    by melissakc Aug 16, '13
    12
    HouTx
  20. Standing up to my charge nurse prevented a mistake
    by NurseLo86 Aug 7, '13
    112
    iluvivt
  21. Waited to call 911 when O2 sat dropped to 45%??
    by taylor_made2008 Aug 6, '13
    11
    OCNRN63
  22. Should a nurse perform CPR to someone outside of the healthcare setting?
    Poll by jjones1728 Mar 24, '13
    48
    OCNRN63
  23. Facility does not use patient arm bands
    by ICUNurseStat Jul 23, '13
    10
    xoemmylouox
  24. Patients with sitters
    by SarahJ0811 Jul 9, '13
    18
    HyperSaurus, RN
  25. The impending doom.......
    by mindlor Jul 20, '13
    10
    HouTx
  26. Protocols for dealing with patient's blood/bodily fl. or who are known to be HIV+etc?
    by virgolady1994 Jul 3, '13
    9
    KelRN215
  27. Posey bed for a hip fracture
    by green34 Jul 16, '13
    5
    CapeCodMermaid
  28. unsafe staffing
    by TerpGal02 Jul 8, '13
    13
    hope3456
  29. The old lift versus the new lift
    by Saiderap Jul 9, '13
    1
    calivianya
  30. legal ramifications?
    by nursecheryler Jun 30, '13
    30
    dudette10
  31. Pt with bs low on two different occasions overnight
    by uniquegifts1 Jul 3, '13
    17
  32. Patient safety
    by Magjr Jun 18, '13
    12
    GrnTea
  33. Post surgery patient refuses to take a shower
    • Closed
    by Saiderap Jul 1, '13
    30
    NRSKarenRN
  34. Questions from a student about hospital emergency shifts
    Poll by Pavlov's Dog Jun 19, '13
    6
    Kay28
  35. I complained my preceptor!!
    by jenrak Jun 17, '13
    20
    Isabel-ANP-BC
Need Help Searching For A Topic?

Enter your keywords in the box below and we will display any 'Nursing Issues On Patient Safety' topics that matches your keywords.


Top