Nursing Issues On Patient Safety - page 8

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. Bedside Shift Reporting in combined Postpartum & Labor Unit
    by kmcma Nov 12, '13
    1
    monkeybug
  2. Med error??
    by determinedlpn Nov 2, '13
    4
    OCNRN63
  3. pt baths
    by ekeeven Oct 31, '13
    4
    jadelpn
  4. tb skin test after being vaccinated with bcg
    • Closed
    by krazievi3t6url Aug 2, '10
    14
    Esme12
  5. What critical vital signs would institute a rapid response
    by uniquegifts1 Jul 3, '13
    27
    KelRN215
  6. Medical error prevention
    by jxl377 Oct 22, '13
    9
    dudette10
  7. Protocol for dirty linen?
    by NRuiz Oct 22, '13
    29
  8. Need advice: Frequent falls of non compliant homebound pt with dementia
    by autumnlea Oct 17, '13
    44
    ktwlpn
  9. medical abuse?
    by sfaithj Oct 15, '13
    18
    CrunchRN
  10. Incorrect documentation co-worker, home care. HELP!!!
    by Kirbycrew7 Oct 13, '13
    6
    mluvsgnc
  11. Snowed a patient
    by 0.adamantite Sep 22, '13
    28
    1RN4Christ
  12. How many patients do you get on night duty?
    by uniquegifts1 Jul 3, '13
    21
    Pneumothorax
  13. Alarm Coverage for Busy Coworkers
    by SafetyRN Oct 4, '13
    2
    ausrnurse
  14. HELP!! No charge nurse, no supervisor and OUTRAGEOUS ratios!!
    by ncrn4806 Jun 28, '13
    45
    RNlove17
  15. Staffing Ratios - How do they affect you?
    by lizstaub Mar 19, '13
    3
    Candogal
  16. Short-cuts and bypassing protocol
    by jennyg23 Sep 5, '13
    3
  17. Bullied for reporting a med error by another nurse
    by StaffNurseMcS Sep 14, '13
    40
  18. Nurse digs out necrotic tumor!
    • Closed
    by Christina12345 Sep 21, '13
    10
    Esme12
  19. Pill falls on pt gown...is it safe to give?
    by sle1191 Mar 7, '12
    58
    nurse2033
  20. What are the main things you can get written up for ?
    by Aongroup1990 Jun 2, '12
    16
    MB-mom.RN
  21. Bed down close to the floor for safety
    by Saiderap Jul 22, '13
    13
    MB-mom.RN
  22. Blood cultures
    by Belle2013 Sep 17, '13
    2
    green34
  23. My first med error
    by KkRN126 Sep 11, '13
    6
    KkRN126
  24. Insulin order
    by newbiern22 Sep 15, '13
    4
    Kidrn911
  25. Student Nurse--first clinical rotation on isolation floor?!
    by babygirl3374 Sep 16, '13
    5
    babygirl3374
  26. Laser hair removal training
    by laserrn13 Sep 15, '13
  27. Full sharps containers not getting emptied!?
    by Beanyamean Sep 10, '13
    26
    sapphire18
  28. scared, frustrated, ready to give up
    by eakoeg2 Sep 8, '13
    2
    Natkat
  29. illegal, unethical or both?
    by nurs3ros3 Sep 5, '13
    3
    xoemmylouox
  30. Universal Precautions vs. Patient Dignity
    by safe>sorry Sep 7, '13
    8
    caroladybelle
  31. New orders lovenox dvt prevention
    by uniquegifts1 Sep 3, '13
    3
    ParvulusPuella
  32. How to decrease falls?
    by CareBayer Sep 4, '13
    2
    tnbutterfly
  33. Patient ends up on my floor with a portable pain pump and no order for it.
    by Cdavid469 Aug 31, '13
    1
    xoemmylouox
  34. Staffing in Tx
    by MARYRN2009 Aug 24, '13
    2
    herring_RN
  35. Coreg med and no heart rate parameters?
    by amber7591 Mar 21, '13
    19
    MARYRN2009

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