NURSING DELEGATION PAPER
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, you MUST use the case study provided “Case Study 3 on a Medical Surgical Unit” pg.103 !!! Assignment Criteria: Develop a scholarly paper that addresses the following criteria: 1. The scholarly paper should be in narrative format, 3 to 4 pages excluding the title and reference page. 2. Include an introductory paragraph, purpose statement, and a conclusion. 3. Include both, level 1 AND level 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).