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. Patient safety
    by Magjr Jun 18, '13
    12
    GrnTea
  2. Post surgery patient refuses to take a shower
    • Closed
    by Saiderap Jul 1, '13
    30
    NRSKarenRN
  3. Questions from a student about hospital emergency shifts
    Poll by Pavlov's Dog Jun 19, '13
    6
    Kay28
  4. I complained my preceptor!!
    by jenrak Jun 17, '13
    20
    Isabel-ANP-BC
  5. Lifting Equiptment? Dos/Donts and Patient Safety
    by SexyFloridaGirl Jun 11, '13
    11
    loriangel14
  6. Am I a failure
    by Rncaligirl88 Jun 13, '13
    7
    HouTx
  7. Butterflys as Infusion Devices?
    by jadelpn Apr 20, '13
    13
    green34
  8. Scared to be a nurse, having the responsibility of a life in my hands scares me.
    by Cieritaqt May 15, '13
    8
    Ella26
  9. Patient's right to refuse
    by julz68 May 28, '13
    19
    Vespertinas
  10. Taking ownership
    by kjani26 Jun 9, '13
    4
    nrsang97
  11. Healing within Healing: Patient Falls
    by yaleli Jun 1, '13
    8
    SwansonRN
  12. Misreading doctor order
    by Anonymous25 May 30, '13
    11
    brownbook
  13. Infusion and cath lab certification
    by marieane79 Mar 17, '13
    2
    HouTx
  14. Only Charting "The Good Vitals"?
    by whitecat5000 Sep 6, '12
    63
    calivianya
  15. Unit Design Blamed for Increase in Falls
    by abundantgrace Feb 12, '13
    20
    anon456
  16. PRBC rate for chf/renal patients
    by SNB1014 May 17, '13
    6
    imintrouble
  17. Precautions
    by alreinsch May 16, '13
    3
    xoemmylouox
  18. behind the scenes issue
    by ryan5014 Apr 20, '13
    11
    ryan5014
  19. When the doctor doesn't respond to their page...
    by kate4rn May 10, '13
    30
    monkeybug
  20. "I am sorry - I refuse to float to Peds!"
    by abbaking Sep 8, '10
    59
    CaitlynRNBSN
  21. Eliminating charge Nurse position
    by lilredmc Mar 24, '13
    19
    psu_213
  22. What the recovery time after a severe hypoglycemia
    by pinkessence_58467 May 6, '13
    7
    dandk1997RN
  23. Your input on your nursing assistants and alarm responsibilities...
    by enzati May 10, '13
    4
    jadelpn
  24. injected vaccines at a wrong site
    • Closed
    by kateykate007 May 8, '13
    1
    JustBeachyNurse
  25. Mandated cancellations
    by kellycinalli Apr 26, '13
    18
    KelRN215
  26. Fall Reduction Programs
    by Mary Johnson May 3, '13
    3
  27. End-of-life care
    by cadawasp May 5, '13
    1
    sallyrnrrt
  28. Cost Cutting/Budgeting --- the patients suffer the most
    by abbaking Nov 24, '12
    34
    Mulan
  29. Charge nurse taking patients
    by bamaguy1989 Apr 21, '13
    14
  30. Patient and Visitor Violence: What Do We Know? What Can We Do?
    by NRSKarenRN Apr 24, '13
    6
    applewhitern
  31. Floating
    by Rexie Apr 18, '13
    8
    WeepingAngel
  32. Untrue formal complaint filed with state
    by mixanplay2013 Apr 1, '13
    13
    iluvivt
  33. Helping accident victoms
    Poll by jonesb1984 Mar 24, '13
    13
    psu_213
  34. Forced to Take an Assignment You Can Not Handle
    by 1RN4Christ Jan 11, '13
    38
    calivianya
  35. need advice on clean needle sticks, and needle sticks in general.
    by stephanie.monaco Apr 21, '13
    2
    salvadordolly
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