Nursing Issues On Patient Safety - page 19

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. Patient abandonment?
    by BacktoBasics Dec 31, '13
    3
    nurseprnRN
  2. Sick
    by Saasy Dec 9, '13
    19
    KelRN215
  3. Safety in hospitals with unions
    by newgradchad Dec 25, '13
    4
    mdfog10
  4. My patient had HIV and the flu but wore mask incorrectly
    • Closed
    by ssoxford Dec 23, '13
    39
    NRSKarenRN
  5. Another heparin protocol...
    by nyteshade Dec 22, '13
    14
    nyteshade
  6. A question on failure to sterilize equipment
    by ForeverALearner Dec 24, '13
  7. New job: "Don't worry about following the MAR" & other scary stuff
    by kak85 Jul 20, '13
    49
    CapeCodMermaid
  8. Let's not try to make them invalids or keep them invalids
    by Saiderap Oct 30, '13
    5
    canoehead
  9. Medication deviation... Patient right to know?
    by Kimberlyace Nov 23, '13
    9
    canoehead
  10. Practicing Out of Scope
    by DorselFin Nov 24, '13
    27
  11. Saw a nurse yelling at a patient in ICU
    by inspiredbynavy Sep 5, '13
    73
    sammiesmom
  12. medical error injection
    by jennifer009 Oct 31, '13
    42
    liketheairport
  13. tubex vs. syringe
    by meaganbuck Nov 20, '13
    7
    Anna Flaxis
  14. pt falls
    by ekeeven Oct 31, '13
    20
    imintrouble
  15. Reporting Critical Value..
    by BlizzAngel Nov 11, '13
    13
    BSNbeauty
  16. Physicians Who Don't Do Assessments
    by 1RN4Christ Oct 15, '13
    33
    Umberlee
  17. Injury to patient. New nurse questions.
    by amandamichigan Nov 13, '13
    3
    Cosmo&Wanda
  18. Bedside Shift Reporting in combined Postpartum & Labor Unit
    by kmcma Nov 12, '13
    1
    monkeybug
  19. Med error??
    by determinedlpn Nov 2, '13
    4
    OCNRN63
  20. pt baths
    by ekeeven Oct 31, '13
    4
    jadelpn
  21. tb skin test after being vaccinated with bcg
    • Closed
    by krazievi3t6url Aug 2, '10
    14
    Esme12
  22. What critical vital signs would institute a rapid response
    by uniquegifts1 Jul 3, '13
    27
    KelRN215
  23. Medical error prevention
    by jxl377 Oct 22, '13
    9
    dudette10
  24. Need advice: Frequent falls of non compliant homebound pt with dementia
    by autumnlea Oct 17, '13
    44
    ktwlpn
  25. medical abuse?
    by sfaithj Oct 15, '13
    18
    CrunchRN
  26. Incorrect documentation co-worker, home care. HELP!!!
    by Kirbycrew7 Oct 13, '13
    6
    mluvsgnc
  27. Snowed a patient
    by 0.adamantite Sep 22, '13
    28
    1RN4Christ
  28. How many patients do you get on night duty?
    by uniquegifts1 Jul 3, '13
    21
    Pneumothorax
  29. Alarm Coverage for Busy Coworkers
    by SafetyRN Oct 4, '13
    2
    ausrnurse
  30. HELP!! No charge nurse, no supervisor and OUTRAGEOUS ratios!!
    by ncrn4806 Jun 28, '13
    45
    RNlove17

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