As nurses, we all make mistakes. Though we try our very best not to… it is inevitable that a mistake may happen.

Rather than do what we may want to do (which is run under a rock and hide), here are three tips to help you with a nursing mistake:

Let’s hear from you! Have you ever made a mistake as a nurse? What did you do to prevent, avoid, or fix it after the fact? What can you share with our readers to help them when they have made a nursing mistake?

p1050390About the Author: Keynote speaker and virtual conference host, Elizabeth Scala MSN/MBA, RN, partners with hospitals, nursing schools, and nurse associations to transform the field of nursing from the inside out. As the host of the Nurse’s Week program, The Art of Nursing, Elizabeth supports nursing organizations in celebrating and recognizing their staff in a meaningful way. Elizabeth received her dual master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University. She is also a certified coach and Reiki Master Teacher. Elizabeth lives in Maryland with her supportive husband and playful pit bull.