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. Scared to be a nurse, having the responsibility of a life in my hands scares me.
    by Cieritaqt May 15, '13
    8
    Ella26
  2. Patient's right to refuse
    by julz68 May 28, '13
    19
    Vespertinas
  3. Taking ownership
    by kjani26 Jun 9, '13
    4
    nrsang97
  4. Healing within Healing: Patient Falls
    by yaleli Jun 1, '13
    8
    SwansonRN
  5. Misreading doctor order
    by Anonymous25 May 30, '13
    11
    brownbook
  6. Infusion and cath lab certification
    by marieane79 Mar 17, '13
    2
    HouTx
  7. Only Charting "The Good Vitals"?
    by whitecat5000 Sep 6, '12
    63
    calivianya
  8. Unit Design Blamed for Increase in Falls
    by abundantgrace Feb 12, '13
    20
    anon456
  9. PRBC rate for chf/renal patients
    by SNB1014 May 17, '13
    6
    imintrouble
  10. Precautions
    by alreinsch May 16, '13
    3
    xoemmylouox
  11. behind the scenes issue
    by ryan5014 Apr 20, '13
    11
    ryan5014
  12. When the doctor doesn't respond to their page...
    by kate4rn May 10, '13
    30
    monkeybug
  13. "I am sorry - I refuse to float to Peds!"
    by abbaking Sep 8, '10
    59
    CaitlynRNBSN
  14. Eliminating charge Nurse position
    by lilredmc Mar 24, '13
    19
    psu_213
  15. What the recovery time after a severe hypoglycemia
    by pinkessence_58467 May 6, '13
    7
    dandk1997RN
  16. Your input on your nursing assistants and alarm responsibilities...
    by enzati May 10, '13
    4
    jadelpn
  17. injected vaccines at a wrong site
    • Closed
    by kateykate007 May 8, '13
    1
    JustBeachyNurse
  18. Mandated cancellations
    by kellycinalli Apr 26, '13
    18
    KelRN215
  19. Fall Reduction Programs
    by Mary Johnson May 3, '13
    3
  20. End-of-life care
    by cadawasp May 5, '13
    1
    sallyrnrrt
  21. Cost Cutting/Budgeting --- the patients suffer the most
    by abbaking Nov 24, '12
    34
    Mulan
  22. Charge nurse taking patients
    by bamaguy1989 Apr 21, '13
    14
  23. Patient and Visitor Violence: What Do We Know? What Can We Do?
    by NRSKarenRN Apr 24, '13
    6
    applewhitern
  24. Floating
    by Rexie Apr 18, '13
    8
    WeepingAngel
  25. Untrue formal complaint filed with state
    by mixanplay2013 Apr 1, '13
    13
    iluvivt
  26. Helping accident victoms
    Poll by jonesb1984 Mar 24, '13
    13
    psu_213
  27. Forced to Take an Assignment You Can Not Handle
    by 1RN4Christ Jan 11, '13
    38
    calivianya
  28. need advice on clean needle sticks, and needle sticks in general.
    by stephanie.monaco Apr 21, '13
    2
    salvadordolly
  29. Cosigning Conundrum
    by KelKelRN Apr 14, '13
    15
    bamaguy1989
  30. Making Health Care Safer II: Updated Critical Analysis of Evidence for Patient Safety
    by NRSKarenRN Apr 21, '13
  31. Should pediatric patients shower with central lines while in the hospital setting
    by bonsairn Mar 28, '13
    6
    anon456
  32. Wandergaurd
    by alreinsch Apr 17, '13
    1
    me1989
  33. cna ratio to patient in phildelphia
    by daisy2007 Apr 17, '13
    1
    JustBeachyNurse
  34. Heparin and Hemodialysis
    by lotskie Mar 29, '13
    2
    traumaRUs
  35. getting fired
    • Closed
    by caseymn Apr 10, '13
    6
    sirI
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