A look into Patient Safety

Definition: Patient safety was defined by the IOM as “the prevention of harm to patients.” 1. Emphasis is placed on the system of care delivery that (1) prevents errors; (2) learns from the errors that do occur; and (3) is built on a culture of safety that involves health care…

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So you think you can nurse?

A nurse is a person who is trained to give care (help) to people who are sick or injured. Nurses work with doctors and other health care workers to make patients well and to keep them fit and healthy. Overall, nurses can assess patient health problems and needs, develop and…

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