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Delegation

transferring to a competent individual the authority to perform a selected nursing task in a selected situation. RN is accountable for delegation.

2

Assignments

the distribution of work that each staff member is responsible for during a given work period. The individual (RN) is already authorized to do assignment ex, when RN directs another RN to assess a patient--it is within RN scope of practice.

3

Supervision

the provision of guidance or direction and follow up by the RN for accomplishment of a delegated nursing task by assistive personnel. By law, this means that anytime you delegate a task you will be held accountable for the direction and follow up to evaluate the outcome.

4

What are the 4 Steps of the Delegation Tree?

1. Assessment and Planning
2. Communication
3. Surveillance and Supervision
4. Evaluation and Feedback

5

What are the Five Rights of Delegation?

1. The Right Task
2. Under the Right Circumstances
3. To the right Person
4. With the right directions and communication
5. Under the right supervision and evaluation

6

What are the Four Cs of initial Direction?

Clear, Concise, Correct, and Complete

7

Prioritization

deciding which needs require immediate action and which ones can be delayed