Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Safety Solutions issue – an overview
For nurse leaders in search of current research and perspectives on a wide range of patient care considerations, look no further than Nursing Management’s new Safety Solutions special. As part of our November issue, the annual Safety Solutions guide features the latest on topics ranging from mental health and informatics to medication administration and staffing. Here’s a quick look at this year’s coverage.
was the focus of the continuing-education feature “Suicide risk assessment and prevention.”
This article discusses the importance of ensuring that your nursing team is adequately trained in patient suicide risk assessment and appropriate follow-up prevention, and offers concrete steps you and your staff members can take to reduce the risk of patient suicide attempts.
Our Informatics article
, written by Nursing Management Editorial Board member Joyce Sensmeier, MS, RN-BC, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, FAAN, explores clinical decision support tools that can help clinicians by taking over routine tasks, warning of potential problems, or providing suggestions for the clinical team and patient to consider. We highlight infection control
with “Changing practice, saving lives,”
which describes one neurosurgical ICU unit’s project to achieve a sustained decrease in catheter-associated urinary tract infections. Medicine administration
takes center stage in “Blame: What does it looks like?”
This article uses a medication error case study to distinguish between blame and accountability.
The full issue can be viewed online here