Nurse-Risk Management (CPHRM) Articles (25)
With the rising prevalence of diabetes mellitus; an increasing number of people with diabetes undergo surgery each year. ...
Drug and alcohol impairment in the workplace are a common problem, especially in healthcare settings. Given the high pre ...
This article reviews the concepts of capacity and competency with regard to clinical practice. More specifically, it dis ...
A medical error is a preventable adverse effect of medical care, whether or not it is evident or harmful to the patient. ...
Use of medical abbreviations in medicine is not new. Since the development of mainstream medicine nearly 200 years ago, ...
Nurse-Risk Management (CPHRM) Activities
|Adverse Events||Adverse events (AE) frequently occur in our medical system, and at least one in ten patients are affected. An AE is a harmful and negative outcome tha ... Read the Article||1.25||12||Activity Info|
|Catheter Directed Thrombolysis Of Pulmonary Embolism||Pulmonary embolism (PE) is the third most common cause of cardiovascular death in the United States of America. It is one of the most common causes of ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Competency and Capacity||This article reviews the concepts of capacity and competency with regard to clinical practice. More specifically, it discusses the foundational ethica ... Read the Article||1||6||Activity Info|
|Diabetic Perioperative Management||With the rising prevalence of diabetes mellitus; an increasing number of people with diabetes undergo surgery each year. This activity highlights the ... Read the Article||1.25||7||Activity Info|
|Diversity and Discrimination In Healthcare||America is becoming increasingly diverse. Discrimination against minority groups persists and contributes to negative disparate outcomes for patients ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|End of Life Care||Unlike other conditions and life experiences, which only affect a certain percentage of the world’s population, the end-of-life is a stage in the proc ... Read the Article||2.5||36||Activity Info|
|Etesevimab||The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has approved the combination products (etesevimab and bamlanivimab) through EUA (Emergency Use Authorizations). ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Food And Drug Administration Recalls||The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) enforces standards for prescription medications, medical devices, and vaccines through the recall process. Thi ... Read the Article||1||6||Activity Info|
|Hand Hygiene||Handwashing practices in the patient care setting began in the early 19th century. The practice evolved over the years with evidential proof of its va ... Read the Article||1||4||Activity Info|
|Inappropriate Medical Abbreviations||Use of medical abbreviations in medicine is not new. Since the development of mainstream medicine nearly 200 years ago, abbreviations have been used. ... Read the Article||1||4||Activity Info|
|Medical Error||A medical error is a preventable adverse effect of medical care, whether or not it is evident or harmful to the patient. Among the problems that commo ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Medical Error Reduction and Prevention||This activity provides an in-depth description of the significance of medical error in the practice of medicine. It also highlights a number of impor ... Read the Article||2.25||28||Activity Info|
|Medical Ethics||Familiarity with ethical principles on a basic level is necessary to practice medicine. However, most healthcare providers are unable to explain how o ... Read the Article||2.25||33||Activity Info|
|Medication Dispensing Errors And Prevention||Close to 6,800 prescription medications and countless over-the-counter drugs are available in the United States. To further complicate a practitioner' ... Read the Article||2.25||33||Activity Info|
|Medication Routes of Administration||A medication administration route is often classified by the location at which the drug is applied, such as oral or intravenous. The choice of routes ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Needlestick||Needlestick injuries are frequent occurrences in healthcare settings and can lead to serious complications. While the introduction of universal precau ... Read the Article||1.5||16||Activity Info|
|OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standards||Bloodborne pathogens are infectious microorganisms in human blood that can lead to serious disease. Health care workers and support staff are at incre ... Read the Article||1||6||Activity Info|
|Patient Rights And Ethics||Patient rights are a subset of human rights. Whereas the concept of human rights refers to minimum standards for the ways persons can expect to be tre ... Read the Article||1.25||7||Activity Info|
|Recognizing Alcohol and Drug Impairment in the Workplace in Florida||Drug and alcohol impairment in the workplace are a common problem, especially in healthcare settings. Given the high prevalence of drug and alcohol im ... Read the Article||2.25||29||Activity Info|
|Risk Management Event Evaluation and Responsibilities||Risk management in healthcare is a complex set of clinical and administrative systems, processes, procedures, and reporting structures designed to det ... Read the Article||1.25||9||Activity Info|
|Root Cause Analysis and Medical Error Prevention||Medical error is an unfortunate reality that continues to occur at alarming rates within the United States healthcare system. These mistakes can resul ... Read the Article||1.75||22||Activity Info|
|Second Victim Syndrome||Health care workers often expect perfection from themselves, and societal opinions reinforce this expectation. However, perfection will always be an e ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Splenectomy||Splenectomy is mainly performed for hematological disorders along with traumatic injuries. Splenectomy can be performed via the open traditional lapar ... Read the Article||1.25||8||Activity Info|
|Therapeutic Communication||Therapeutic communication is an invaluable approach to interactions with patients that is applicable across multiple disciplines. This activity revie ... Read the Article||1||6||Activity Info|
|Trauma Care Principles||Trauma care principles outline fundamental concepts that providers should know when treating various injuries in a trauma setting. The content will fo ... Read the Article||1.5||13||Activity Info|
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