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. Mandated cancellations
    by kellycinalli Apr 26, '13
    18
    KelRN215
  2. Fall Reduction Programs
    by Mary Johnson May 3, '13
    3
  3. End-of-life care
    by cadawasp May 5, '13
    1
    sallyrnrrt
  4. Cost Cutting/Budgeting --- the patients suffer the most
    by abbaking Nov 24, '12
    34
    Mulan
  5. Charge nurse taking patients
    by bamaguy1989 Apr 21, '13
    14
  6. Patient and Visitor Violence: What Do We Know? What Can We Do?
    by NRSKarenRN Apr 24, '13
    6
    applewhitern
  7. Floating
    by Rexie Apr 18, '13
    8
    WeepingAngel
  8. Untrue formal complaint filed with state
    by mixanplay2013 Apr 1, '13
    13
    iluvivt
  9. Helping accident victoms
    Poll by jonesb1984 Mar 24, '13
    13
    psu_213
  10. Forced to Take an Assignment You Can Not Handle
    by 1RN4Christ Jan 11, '13
    38
    calivianya
  11. need advice on clean needle sticks, and needle sticks in general.
    by stephanie.monaco Apr 21, '13
    2
    salvadordolly
  12. Cosigning Conundrum
    by KelKelRN Apr 14, '13
    15
    bamaguy1989
  13. Making Health Care Safer II: Updated Critical Analysis of Evidence for Patient Safety
    by NRSKarenRN Apr 21, '13
  14. Should pediatric patients shower with central lines while in the hospital setting
    by bonsairn Mar 28, '13
    6
    anon456
  15. Wandergaurd
    by alreinsch Apr 17, '13
    1
    me1989
  16. cna ratio to patient in phildelphia
    by daisy2007 Apr 17, '13
    1
    JustBeachyNurse
  17. Heparin and Hemodialysis
    by lotskie Mar 29, '13
    2
    traumaRUs
  18. getting fired
    • Closed
    by caseymn Apr 10, '13
    6
    sirI
  19. fire policy
    by makes needs known Apr 13, '13
    6
    psu_213
  20. SVT in young patient
    • Closed
    by sps0304 Apr 7, '13
    3
    Esme12
  21. Suicide patients
    by lilredmc Mar 24, '13
    9
    lilredmc
  22. What do you really think about your Quality department?
    by QualityNurseRN Mar 12, '13
    8
    tewdles
  23. Looking for a assessment tool for substance abuse
    by nursingsteph0716 Feb 8, '13
    2
    salvadordolly
  24. Misuse of insulin pens and patient safety
    by PACURN1956 Apr 1, '13
    11
    ktliz
  25. Have you ever performed CPR? Results?:
    • Closed
    by SuzieVN Mar 31, '13
    51
    NRSKarenRN
  26. Help
    • Closed
    Video by blugreeneyez Mar 26, '13
    1
    traumaRUs
  27. Is legal to replace medication drawn up in a syringe back in the multi-vial
    by mdavisRN Mar 23, '13
    10
    Esme12
  28. Treatment of Shock Victims
    by bcardon Mar 16, '13
    3
    HouTx
  29. A doctor needs to be present to draw blood?
    by psu_213 Mar 18, '13
    47
    Miiki SN
  30. Unsanitary practice?
    by GraceNotes Mar 17, '13
    26
    lkulmann
  31. URGENT need advice on resident to resident abuse.
    by Vblub01 Mar 20, '13
    7
    monkeybug
  32. administered in a wrong site?
    by jelanne Mar 19, '13
    5
    EZshot
  33. Investigator wants to ask me about a patient death from this year... what do I do?
    • Closed
    by TxAnon Sep 24, '10
    21
    sirI
  34. How wrong can be right?
    by ellamazur Mar 19, '13
  35. Side rail stories
    by Bringonthenight Mar 12, '13
    9
    hodgieRN
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