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Error of commission

Doing the wrong thing

2

Error of omission

Not doing the right thing

3

Error of execution

Doing the right thing incorrectly

4

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

Adverse event

5

An error of commission or omission that could have harmed the patient, bu the unexpected occurs as a result of chance

Near miss

6

Which of the following are examples of point of care safety

Prevention of deficit is ulcers

7

Which of the following is an example of systems level safety?

Error reporting

8

_____ is defined as identifying the gap that occurs between ideal care and actual

Health care quality

9

_______ refers to a systems explicit value of reporting errors without punishment

Just culture

10

Which type of error is made by those providers who are providing patient care?

Active

11

A nurse who administers the incorrect medication because of failure to check

Active

12

A medication administration system is incorrectly stocked with a look-alike, that a nurse mistakenly administers based on what should have stocked

Latent error

13

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

14

What is the initial nursing intervention for a patient who has inhaled poisonous fumes?

Move the patient to obtain fresh air

15

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

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The nurse works in a nursing home. What are the common causes of death in the elderly population that the nurse should be aware of? Select all that apply.

Falls

Hypothermia

Heat stroke