Safety culture

I.V. push safety checklist

The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) made several recommendations related to the safe administration of I.V. medications based on the results of its survey and has published…
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Medication storage and disposal safety

Preventing the dangers of accidental or intentional prescription drug misuse. By Sharon A. Morgan, MSN, RN, NP-C One of the take-home lessons of the current opioid epidemic is…
Navigating Authority Gradients

Navigating authority gradients

Four approaches can help promote effective communication and positive outcomes. Takeaways: Authority gradients occur when individuals perceive differences in status that make them feel uncomfortable. When nurses don’t…
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Promoting high reliability on the front line

Create a safety culture by recognizing and reporting unsafe conditions, behaviors, and practices. Takeaways: High-reliability healthcare is consistently excellent and safe for long periods across all services and…

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