Nursing, like any job, has its inherent risks. But in nursing, more than other fields, risks present themselves on a daily basis, and the impact of these risks can have serious consequences. It is critically important then for nurses to be aware of the risks around them, and be well equipped to deal with them in the best way possible. This essential program provides a framework for management of risks; from identification and assessment, to potential solutions, and a risk management plan. It then examines common areas of risk for nursing professionals; from infection control and manual handling, to medication errors, IV therapy, and patient identification.