Nursing Issues On Patient Safety - Page 8

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. Would you hold Metformin fot a BS level of 149
    by Nola009 Feb 12, '14
    57
    Christy1019
  2. Should I Report?
    by Skeeter19910 Jun 19, '14
    9
    jadelpn
  3. am i reasonably resigning?
    by wakeuptothesun86 Mar 28, '14
    40
    RNlove17
  4. Patients Cheeking medications
    by sdegracia Jan 6, '14
    20
    LadyFree28
  5. I was written up and put back on orientation
    by Kalicokats Jun 14, '14
    30
    nurseprnRN
  6. ativan gel
    by lmss Jun 19, '14
    6
    MunoRN
  7. Nurses and Lunch Breaks in NYC
    by SonBSN Jun 4, '14
    22
    Here.I.Stand
  8. Right Decision?
    by Lylesmom Jun 17, '14
    6
    toomuchbaloney
  9. Higher patient load, higher acuity, and adverse events
    by snsbelcher Jun 2, '14
    12
    not.done.yet
  10. Possible needle stick
    by newgrad1988 Jun 12, '14
    10
    nurseprnRN
  11. Documenting allergies in computer programs
    by THERESAHALL May 29, '14
    11
    ParvulusPuella
  12. This is horrible: the doctors and staff won't do anything
    • Closed
    by Nola009 Apr 25, '14
    13
    Nola009
  13. Doctor insists I use expired Dilaudid on patients
    by Buffy31 May 29, '14
    46
    Buffy31
  14. Is it acceptable nursing practice?
    by csimes Jun 2, '14
    7
    HouTx
  15. Equipment in pt rooms
    by nursling2012 Jun 5, '14
    1
    HouTx
  16. Research on catheter removal
    by crys1bigz May 29, '14
    5
    nurseprnRN
  17. morphine reduction in dying
    by joannotrealname May 31, '14
    5
    joannotrealname
  18. Blood clots & IV/central line tubing...When does this become a hazard!?
    by RN A May 19, '14
    21
  19. Low HR
    by joe007 May 20, '14
    20
  20. Bedpan dilemma
    by Pennyrieder May 12, '14
    20
    BrandonLPN
  21. Triage Call Bell?
    by Esme12 Apr 9, '14
    39
    amberella123
  22. Can parents give medically fragile kids meds w/o Dr. order in homecare?
    by smartnurse1982 May 15, '14
    54
    KelRN215
  23. Dealing with arrogant staff
    by lumbarpain May 5, '14
    12
  24. ER help!
    by AubreyWinkler May 6, '14
    8
    macfar28
  25. How Would Hand Hygiene Save Lives!
    by Ahmed Elgameel Apr 3, '14
    4
    anon456
  26. Transportation Safety Question
    by fitzfan82 Apr 26, '14
    11
    Vanilla101
  27. Ethics
    by mstere May 5, '14
    13
    systoly
  28. Choked by a patient. How do you deal with this trauma?
    by 222mom222 Mar 12, '14
    59
    Here.I.Stand
  29. Our nurse-patient ratio changed for the worse... Help!
    by nurse carla espinosa Apr 19, '14
    4
  30. When a Resident Refuses
    by Nightowl_RN Apr 28, '14
    15
    ksrn20
  31. Issues w/staff
    by momo_2013 Mar 4, '14
    27
    toomuchbaloney
  32. Inappropriate discharge
    • Closed
    by Redmaile May 1, '14
    3
    Esme12
  33. Urgent Mandate Question
    by Joeyy Apr 21, '14
    6
    Nola009
  34. Patient ratio
    by Catalina1318 Apr 24, '14
    1
    JustBeachyNurse
  35. The healthcare systems adoption of electronical interoperability through EMR
    by UTDGC Apr 18, '14
    1
    nurseprnRN

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