Flashcards in 8 Quizzes Deck (16)
Error of commission
Doing the wrong thing
Error of omission
Not doing the right thing
Error of execution
Doing the right thing incorrectly
An event that results in unintended harm to the patient by an act of comission or omission than by the underlying disease or condition of the patient is called
An error of commission or omission that could have harmed the patient, bu the unexpected occurs as a result of chance
Which of the following are examples of point of care safety
Prevention of deficit is ulcers
Which of the following is an example of systems level safety?
_____ is defined as identifying the gap that occurs between ideal care and actual
Health care quality
_______ refers to a systems explicit value of reporting errors without punishment
Which type of error is made by those providers who are providing patient care?
A nurse who administers the incorrect medication because of failure to check
A medication administration system is incorrectly stocked with a look-alike, that a nurse mistakenly administers based on what should have stocked
How does the nurse support a culture of safety? Select all that apply.
Completing incident reports when appropriate
Completing incident reports for a near miss
Communicating product concerns to an immediate supervisor
What is the initial nursing intervention for a patient who has inhaled poisonous fumes?
Move the patient to obtain fresh air
To ensure the safe use of oxygen in the home by a patient, which of the following teaching points does the nurse include? Select all that apply.
Smoking is prohibited around oxygen.
Do not use electrical equipment around oxygen.
Special precautions may be required when traveling with oxygen