Essentials of Nursing Study Set 1
Quiz 11 :
Quality and Safety
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An RN receives a patient with a diagnosis of thrombotic stroke from the emergency department.The pharmacy alerts the RN that the dose of tPA must be administered within the next 15 minutes and sends the medication to the RN.The usual practice is for tPA to be administered in the emergency department before admission to the unit.The RN checks the medication administration record, noting there is no indication that the tPA was administered in the emergency department.The RN calls down to the emergency department to speak with the nurse who cared for the patient.The previous nurse failed to document administration of the medication and corrects the documentation with a late entry note.This scenario best describes which of the following?
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A nurse is completing the morning assessment on a new patient.As the nurse approaches the IV pole, the nurse's foot gets stuck to the floor and the nurse falls to the ground, injuring his knee.It was discovered that an IV bag containing dextrose had leaked onto the floor and was not properly cleaned up.The nurse suffered a sprain and returned to work 1 week later.Which of the following does this best describe?