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. New orders lovenox dvt prevention
    by uniquegifts1 Sep 3, '13
    3
    ParvulusPuella
  2. How to decrease falls?
    by CareBayer Sep 4, '13
    2
    tnbutterfly
  3. Patient ends up on my floor with a portable pain pump and no order for it.
    by Cdavid469 Aug 31, '13
    1
    xoemmylouox
  4. Staffing in Tx
    by MARYRN2009 Aug 24, '13
    2
    herring_RN
  5. Coreg med and no heart rate parameters?
    by amber7591 Mar 21, '13
    19
    MARYRN2009
  6. Frusturated with situation...does any nurses out there have same issues?
    by rntraveler2012 Feb 27, '13
    18
    MARYRN2009
  7. What would you have done?
    by bendyprissy Aug 19, '13
    10
    MARYRN2009
  8. ICU ERRORS
    by RN45RN45 Aug 13, '13
    16
    DoeRN
  9. Bedside shift report.
    by mamason Dec 28, '09
    35
    MunoRN
  10. How do they rationalize staffing??...
    by melissakc Aug 16, '13
    12
    HouTx
  11. Standing up to my charge nurse prevented a mistake
    by NurseLo86 Aug 7, '13
    112
    iluvivt
  12. Waited to call 911 when O2 sat dropped to 45%??
    by taylor_made2008 Aug 6, '13
    11
    OCNRN63
  13. Should a nurse perform CPR to someone outside of the healthcare setting?
    Poll by jjones1728 Mar 24, '13
    48
    OCNRN63
  14. Facility does not use patient arm bands
    by ICUNurseStat Jul 23, '13
    10
    xoemmylouox
  15. Patients with sitters
    by SarahJ0811 Jul 9, '13
    18
    HyperSaurus, RN
  16. The impending doom.......
    by mindlor Jul 20, '13
    10
    HouTx
  17. Protocols for dealing with patient's blood/bodily fl. or who are known to be HIV+etc?
    by virgolady1994 Jul 3, '13
    9
    KelRN215
  18. Posey bed for a hip fracture
    by green34 Jul 16, '13
    5
    CapeCodMermaid
  19. unsafe staffing
    by TerpGal02 Jul 8, '13
    13
    hope3456
  20. The old lift versus the new lift
    by Saiderap Jul 9, '13
    1
    calivianya
  21. legal ramifications?
    by nursecheryler Jun 30, '13
    30
    dudette10
  22. Pt with bs low on two different occasions overnight
    by uniquegifts1 Jul 3, '13
    17
  23. Patient safety
    by Magjr Jun 18, '13
    12
    GrnTea
  24. Post surgery patient refuses to take a shower
    • Closed
    by Saiderap Jul 1, '13
    30
    NRSKarenRN
  25. Questions from a student about hospital emergency shifts
    Poll by Pavlov's Dog Jun 19, '13
    6
    Kay28
  26. I complained my preceptor!!
    by jenrak Jun 17, '13
    20
    Isabel-ANP-BC
  27. Lifting Equiptment? Dos/Donts and Patient Safety
    by SexyFloridaGirl Jun 11, '13
    11
    loriangel14
  28. Am I a failure
    by Rncaligirl88 Jun 13, '13
    7
    HouTx
  29. Butterflys as Infusion Devices?
    by jadelpn Apr 20, '13
    13
    green34
  30. Scared to be a nurse, having the responsibility of a life in my hands scares me.
    by Cieritaqt May 15, '13
    8
    Ella26
  31. Patient's right to refuse
    by julz68 May 28, '13
    19
    Vespertinas
  32. Taking ownership
    by kjani26 Jun 9, '13
    4
    nrsang97
  33. Healing within Healing: Patient Falls
    by yaleli Jun 1, '13
    8
    SwansonRN
  34. Misreading doctor order
    by Anonymous25 May 30, '13
    11
    brownbook
  35. Infusion and cath lab certification
    by marieane79 Mar 17, '13
    2
    HouTx
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