NURSING DELEGATION CASE STUDY
Assignment 1: Delegation Paper (10 Points) There are 3 ways that delegation occurs. 1. A simple task assignment based on job descriptions 2. Matching staff expertise to patient needs 3. Competency According to the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) there are 5 Rights in Delegation. 1. The Right Task 2. The Right Circumstance 3. The Right Person 4. The Right Directions and Communication 5. The Right supervision and evaluation There are also some Barriers to successful delegation. 1. Poor Partnerships 2. Unhealthy Attitudes 3. Lack of a sense of Team For this assignment, students will be assigned a case study from LaCharity, L. Kumagai, C. & Bartz,B.(2014).Prioritization, delegation, and assignment: Practice exercises for the NCLEX Examination,3rd ed. St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier. The student will use the case study and assign personal on the unit different tasks using the delegation guideline presented in the textbook and from the NCSBN). Assignment Criteria: Develop a scholarly paper that addresses the following criteria: 1. The scholarly paper should be in narrative format, 3 pages excluding the title and reference page. 2. Include an introductory paragraph, purpose statement, and a conclusion. 3. Include level 1 and 2 headings to organize the paper. 4. Write the paper in third person, not first person (meaning do not use ‘we’ or ‘I’) and in a scholarly manner. To clarify: I, we, you, me, our may not be used. In addition, describing yourself as the researcher or the author should not be used. 5. Include a minimum of 2 professional peer-reviewed scholarly journal references to support the paper (review in Ulrich Periodical Directory) and be less than five (5) years old. 6. APA format is required (attention to spelling/grammar, a title page, a reference page, and in-text citations). 7. Submit the assignment to Turnitin prior to the final submission, review the originality report, and make any needed changes. 8. Submit by the posted due date.