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. Lifting Equiptment? Dos/Donts and Patient Safety
    by SexyFloridaGirl Jun 11, '13
    11
    loriangel14
  2. Am I a failure
    by Rncaligirl88 Jun 13, '13
    7
    HouTx
  3. Butterflys as Infusion Devices?
    by jadelpn Apr 20, '13
    13
    green34
  4. Scared to be a nurse, having the responsibility of a life in my hands scares me.
    by Cieritaqt May 15, '13
    8
    Ella26
  5. Patient's right to refuse
    by julz68 May 28, '13
    19
    Vespertinas
  6. Taking ownership
    by kjani26 Jun 9, '13
    4
    nrsang97
  7. Healing within Healing: Patient Falls
    by yaleli Jun 1, '13
    8
    SwansonRN
  8. Misreading doctor order
    by Anonymous25 May 30, '13
    11
    brownbook
  9. Infusion and cath lab certification
    by marieane79 Mar 17, '13
    2
    HouTx
  10. Only Charting "The Good Vitals"?
    by whitecat5000 Sep 6, '12
    63
    calivianya
  11. Unit Design Blamed for Increase in Falls
    by abundantgrace Feb 12, '13
    20
    anon456
  12. PRBC rate for chf/renal patients
    by SNB1014 May 17, '13
    6
    imintrouble
  13. Precautions
    by alreinsch May 16, '13
    3
    xoemmylouox
  14. behind the scenes issue
    by ryan5014 Apr 20, '13
    11
    ryan5014
  15. When the doctor doesn't respond to their page...
    by kate4rn May 10, '13
    30
    monkeybug
  16. "I am sorry - I refuse to float to Peds!"
    by abbaking Sep 8, '10
    59
    CaitlynRNBSN
  17. Eliminating charge Nurse position
    by lilredmc Mar 24, '13
    19
    psu_213
  18. What the recovery time after a severe hypoglycemia
    by pinkessence_58467 May 6, '13
    7
    dandk1997RN
  19. Your input on your nursing assistants and alarm responsibilities...
    by enzati May 10, '13
    4
    jadelpn
  20. injected vaccines at a wrong site
    • Closed
    by kateykate007 May 8, '13
    1
    JustBeachyNurse
  21. Mandated cancellations
    by kellycinalli Apr 26, '13
    18
    KelRN215
  22. Fall Reduction Programs
    by Mary Johnson May 3, '13
    3
  23. End-of-life care
    by cadawasp May 5, '13
    1
    sallyrnrrt
  24. Cost Cutting/Budgeting --- the patients suffer the most
    by abbaking Nov 24, '12
    34
    Mulan
  25. Charge nurse taking patients
    by bamaguy1989 Apr 21, '13
    14
  26. Patient and Visitor Violence: What Do We Know? What Can We Do?
    by NRSKarenRN Apr 24, '13
    6
    applewhitern
  27. Floating
    by Rexie Apr 18, '13
    8
    WeepingAngel
  28. Untrue formal complaint filed with state
    by mixanplay2013 Apr 1, '13
    13
    iluvivt
  29. Helping accident victoms
    Poll by jonesb1984 Mar 24, '13
    13
    psu_213
  30. Forced to Take an Assignment You Can Not Handle
    by 1RN4Christ Jan 11, '13
    38
    calivianya
  31. need advice on clean needle sticks, and needle sticks in general.
    by stephanie.monaco Apr 21, '13
    2
    salvadordolly
  32. Cosigning Conundrum
    by KelKelRN Apr 14, '13
    15
    bamaguy1989
  33. Making Health Care Safer II: Updated Critical Analysis of Evidence for Patient Safety
    by NRSKarenRN Apr 21, '13
  34. Should pediatric patients shower with central lines while in the hospital setting
    by bonsairn Mar 28, '13
    6
    anon456
  35. Wandergaurd
    by alreinsch Apr 17, '13
    1
    me1989
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