Overview: Delegation and Prioritization of Client Care; Dealing with Problems and Conflicts Delegation of professional nursing tasks to others can be a very complicated duty. Some nurses avoid it by under delegating, some might over delegate, and others do not understand the definition of delegation. This week we will examine these concepts, as well as what is meant by accountability, authority, and responsibility.
Overview: Delegation and Prioritization of Client Care; Dealing with Problems and ConflictsDelegation of professional nursing tasks to others can be a very complicated duty. Some nurses avoid it by under delegating, some might over delegate, and others do not understand the definition of delegation. This week we will examine these concepts, as well as what is meant by accountability, authority, and responsibility. We will also begin to explore how to deal with conflicts and problems that can arise in the workplace.Goals Alignment:University Mission Based Outcomes – 1, 2, 3Program Learning Goals – 1, 6Course Learning Objectives – 3Professional Standards:AACN Baccalaureate Essential I: Liberal education for baccalaureate generalist nursing practiceAACN Baccalaureate Essential II: Basic organizational and systems leadership for quality care and patient safetyAACN Baccalaureate Essential VII: Clinical prevention and population healthAACN Baccalaureate Essential VIII: Professionalism and professional nursing valuesAACN Baccalaureate Essential IX: Baccalaureate generalist nursing practice Learning Materials:Weiss, S. A. & Tappen, R. M. (2015). Essentials of nursing leadership and management (6th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. Read Chap 7 & 8.Assignment: Delegation in PracticeWhat does your State Board of Nursing say about Unlicensed Assistive Personnel and their role, and the role of the Registered Nurse? Describe the responsibilities of the Registered Nurse when delegating patient care tasks. Please see the Nevada State Board of Nursing website (https://nevadanursingboard.org/)How does the ICU environment differ from a general medical-surgical unit as far as assigned responsibilities for Unlicensed Assistive Personnel?Assignment Expectations:Length: 750 – 1000 wordsStructure: Include a title page and reference page in APA format. These do not count towards the minimum word count for this assignment. Your essay must include an introduction and a conclusion.References: Use appropriate APA style in-text citations and references for all resources utilized to answer the questions. At least two (2) scholarly sources should be utilized in this assignment.Rubric: This assignment uses a rubric for scoring. Please review it as part of your assignment preparation and again prior to submission to ensure you have addressed its criteria at the highest level.Format: Save your assignment as a Microsoft Word document (.doc or .docx) or a PDF document (.pdf)File name: Name your saved file according to your first initial, last name, and the assignment number (for example RHall Assignment 1.docx)M5 Assignment UMBO – 1, 2, 3M5 Assignment PLG – 1, 6M5 Assignment CLO – 3