Nursing Issues On Patient Safety - page 2

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. What can Nurses do to stop Mandatory Overtime?
    Poll by Code Caffeine Feb 23
    2
    mso819
  2. Restraints
    by emm1256 Jul 29, '17
    24
    Triddin
  3. Used Bed after surgery - advice needed
    • Closed
    by aaronc90 Mar 22
    1
    dianah
  4. Obnoxious bed alarms and falls
    by Grobyc82 Feb 19
    4
    amoLucia
  5. With-holding resuscitation on pt in the absense of a signed DNR order form? What?!
    by Cat_LPN Apr 21, '11
    31
    MunoRN
  6. Testing Requirement in ER Before passing Meds and Sending to X-Ray
    by nicole1141982 Mar 8
    14
    Cat365
  7. LVN's in a ASU setting
    by Nuwubeachlover Mar 10
    5
    brownbook
  8. A Checklist for Patient Safety - This Nurse Quit, Will YOU?
    9
    Neats
  9. How do you ensure the right INSULIN pen for the right patient?
    by KTakami25 Oct 25, '17
    10
    KTakami25
  10. Nursing Shortcuts: What works for you?
    Image by Brian May 6, '15
    4
    Jessy_RN
  11. didnt get consent signed?
    by txrnswthrt Oct 23, '14
    15
    Jessy_RN
  12. Patient fx hip after family refused alarm
    Poll by Emilyinsc Sep 30, '12
    100
    martymoose
  13. While administering med, why using drugbook instead of instructions?
    by AlexisZ Mar 1
    3
    Have Nurse
  14. Irreplaceable
    by Elfriede Dec 10, '17
    8
    bunnylovinggrl
  15. Very upset ethics complaint
    by momof3alRN Feb 21
    4
    Thorp71
  16. RN to patient ratio on Comprehensive Stroke Certified units
    by Rin287 Feb 9
    5
    ap_NRN
  17. That was close!
    by Memetop55 Feb 13
    2
    ruralnurse84
  18. Furosemide med error
    by cutiep7 Feb 8
    12
    Mavrick
  19. bedside CPR alerts
    by MMT5056 Feb 2
    7
    psu_213
  20. Ratios?
    by MommaWifeNurse Nov 2, '17
    2
    Nuuurse1
  21. Smoking outside
    by LTC_DON Dec 26, '17
    12
    Farawyn
  22. Have you had issues with Alaris pumps
    by tallynurse Jan 27
    8
    Julius Seizure
  23. Policy contradicts State Law
    by Nishstar1 Jan 14
    11
    Nishstar1
  24. ED Admissions Right At Shift Change
    by chordringer Feb 17, '11
    30
    nursesunny
  25. Clean nurses/dirty nurses
    by BFly85 Jan 28
    4
    hppygr8ful
  26. Potential neglect?
    by Mayday83 Jan 27
    2
    Here.I.Stand
  27. Safe/unsafe ER Transfer times to Inpatient Units
    by Sashat3 Oct 5, '14
    5
    terri2622
  28. Fall prevention
    by dontbetachy90 Nov 26, '17
    10
    Buckeye.nurse
  29. Correct way to draw blood?
    by Flames9_RN Jan 11
    18
    Buckeye.nurse
  30. Agitation/safety management
    by Flowerchild6065 Jan 21
    2
    Here.I.Stand

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