Top 5 errors new nurses make
Top 5 Errors New Nurses Make
Charting includes assessment, intervention, and patient response. Accurate documentation is essential for maintaining patient safety. Inaccuracies or omissions can result in adverse outcomes.
It is essential for new nurses to have the right information before making decisions to escalate cases. Communication break-downs are frequently cited as causes of medical errors.
Falling accidents are sometimes a result of medical errors. One way to help address falling accidents is to prevent them from happening in the first place by understanding the causes and circumstances of previous accidents; identifying and assessing vulnerable patients and implementing a range of intervention. If an accident does occur, it is essential to reducing harm by promptly and effectively treating any injury. It is also important to learn from circumstances by continually reviewing local risk management systems to understand where, when, and why patients are most vulnerable to falls.