Vulnerabilities In Nursing

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Since the beginning of my nursing career, the trend of patient safety has been the number one priority. In order to keep up with the current safety culture, we have to keep up with the changes in nursing education related to safety. The safety of patients is taught in Nursing 101, and is on-going throughout our nursing careers. Students need to become knowledgeable about system vulnerabilities and understand how knowledge, skills, and attitudes promoting utilization of safety science will lead to safer care for patients and families (Barnsteiner, 2011). As nursing students we need to learn about both patient safety and system vulnerabilities needs to begin in pre-licensure programs and become an integral part of learning in all phases of nursing
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