Nursing Issues On Patient Safety - page 15

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. DPH pressure ulcer
    by zumbaspinRN Jul 15, '14
    7
    jadelpn
  2. Diluting medication by pushing through a distal IV port
    by M_RN Jul 10, '14
    12
    classicdame
  3. Being asked to sign on treatments not done
    Poll by puppypower Jul 6, '14
    19
    classicdame
  4. Acetylcysteine
    by MedTrans68 Jun 29, '14
    21
    KelRN215
  5. LTC lack of reporting
    by smorgan1228 Jun 27, '14
    10
    kissbug26
  6. Coworker Politics v. Endangered Patient
    by atxgirlrn Jun 24, '14
    5
    toomuchbaloney
  7. HELP med error on my first day as a solo RN
    by cardiobaby Jun 23, '14
    9
    BSNbeauty
  8. moderate sedation - a nurses right to refuse
    by ConcernedRN03 Jun 21, '14
    7
    Kooky Korky
  9. Safe Nurse Staffing for Patient Safety & Quality Care Act
    by j0yegan Feb 24, '14
    43
    herring_RN
  10. Would you hold Metformin fot a BS level of 149
    by Nola009 Feb 12, '14
    57
    Christy1019
  11. Should I Report?
    by Skeeter19910 Jun 19, '14
    9
    jadelpn
  12. am i reasonably resigning?
    by wakeuptothesun86 Mar 28, '14
    40
    RNlove17
  13. Patients Cheeking medications
    by sdegracia Jan 6, '14
    20
    LadyFree28
  14. I was written up and put back on orientation
    by Kalicokats Jun 14, '14
    30
    nurseprnRN
  15. ativan gel
    by lmss Jun 19, '14
    6
    MunoRN
  16. Nurses and Lunch Breaks in NYC
    by SonBSN Jun 4, '14
    22
    Here.I.Stand
  17. Right Decision?
    by Lylesmom Jun 17, '14
    6
    toomuchbaloney
  18. Higher patient load, higher acuity, and adverse events
    by snsbelcher Jun 2, '14
    12
    not.done.yet
  19. Possible needle stick
    by newgrad1988 Jun 12, '14
    10
    nurseprnRN
  20. Documenting allergies in computer programs
    by THERESAHALL May 29, '14
    11
    ParvulusPuella
  21. This is horrible: the doctors and staff won't do anything
    • Closed
    by Nola009 Apr 25, '14
    13
    Nola009
  22. Doctor insists I use expired Dilaudid on patients
    by Buffy31 May 29, '14
    46
    Buffy31
  23. Is it acceptable nursing practice?
    by csimes Jun 2, '14
    7
    HouTx
  24. Equipment in pt rooms
    by nursling2012 Jun 5, '14
    1
    HouTx
  25. Research on catheter removal
    by crys1bigz May 29, '14
    5
    nurseprnRN
  26. morphine reduction in dying
    by joannotrealname May 31, '14
    5
    joannotrealname
  27. Blood clots & IV/central line tubing...When does this become a hazard!?
    by RN A May 19, '14
    21
  28. Low HR
    by joe007 May 20, '14
    20
  29. Triage Call Bell?
    by Esme12 Apr 9, '14
    39
    amberella123
  30. Can parents give medically fragile kids meds w/o Dr. order in homecare?
    by smartnurse1982 May 15, '14
    54
    KelRN215

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