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NUR136 Delegation

Delegation Test 2

Delegation “the act of transferring to a competent individual the authority to perform a selected nursing task/activity/function in a selected situation, the process for doing the work”
Competencies must be documented before tasks are delegated to UAP
Accountable nurse is accountable for all tasks delegated
Elements of effective delegation clear communication of the task to be performed, patient identification, time frame, mechanism for reporting task completion, and results.
Implementation Aspect of the nursing process which can be delegated
Nurse Practice Act Describes delegation state to state including tasks that can be delegated and who can delegate to whom.
Created by: susan.martin