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.

  1. Peg Tube Feeding
    by lavidaesbella Nov 20
    6
    Miiki
  2. FFP and blood
    by jppepito Nov 10
    3
    offlabel
  3. Change of Shift Admissions
    by kgrivera79 Nov 12
    2
    MunoRN
  4. Tech falsified vitals
    by Presbynurse12345 Jun 23
    25
    Buckeye.nurse
  5. California RN to tele PT ratios
    by kiraesparza Oct 20
    3
    herring_RN
  6. I feel like I caused a patient's death and I can't get over it
    by jane82 Oct 12, '13
    81
    Invisible2u
  7. Nursing Student Advice
    by babygirl3374 Aug 30
    12
    JBudd
  8. Quiting without Notice Due to Poor Relationship with Physician
    by mallethead Oct 1
    10
    Decitabinequeen
  9. New Nurse, morality question.
    by car48 Oct 1
    19
    FolksBtrippin
  10. Why Do We Continue to Harm Patients?
    Article Poll by SafetyNurse1968 Feb 21
    38
  11. Rapid Assessment / Response Team warning signs
    by renee_rn9 Sep 22
    6
    Wuzzie
  12. Checking vitals on staff
    by kelsie*bear Aug 13
    12
    Susie2310
  13. Code team
    by Johnwhite13 Sep 10
    4
    Johnwhite13
  14. Dilemma situation! I'm not a nurse, but is this common practice??
    by Nursing617 Oct 17, '17
    45
    Decitabinequeen
  15. Carrying up/down stairs
    by Jessica88ann Aug 28
    2
  16. Forbidden Extremity Sign and VTE in Arm
    by lapizius Sep 22, '16
    8
  17. Am I being too sensitive?
    by Rachelmaria4 Aug 21
    6
    farrasha
  18. Blood products simultaneously
    by jinpepito Aug 31
    10
    MunoRN
  19. HELP! Am I asked to be doing something SAFE and Legal??
    by newtonursing123 Aug 22
    7
    KelRN215
  20. Staff- Patient Ratios
    by skyanurse Aug 20
    3
    canoehead
  21. Terminated for Calling Out Sick?
    by WriteQuest Aug 10
    6
    amzyRN
  22. Charge nurse taking an assignment
    by Tboland88 Jun 14
    6
    SeasonedTech
  23. C.Diff Waste on Floor?
    by newtonursing123 Jul 25
    9
    newtonursing123
  24. Needlestick injury from hiv+ pt
    Poll by Lmwood0425 May 16
    7
    iluvivt
  25. Weighted blanket "to prevent contractures"?!?!?
    by ShimmaShimma0304 Jul 27
    35
    FolksBtrippin
  26. Is my safety compromised?
    by Cmtz108 Oct 31, '16
    13
    SeasonedTech
  27. The Push to Move Pts Leading to Unsafe Practices
    by RNbirdie1018 Jul 6
    5
    mandomania
  28. Safe patient/nurse ratios
    by Ronkrn Jul 17
    1
    nursephillyphil
  29. The Wrong Dose - A True Story of Medication Error
    24
    elkpark
  30. Refusing assignment/abandonment
    by Nurseof10years Aug 20, '17
    9
    BlinkyPinky

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