Navigating the Complex World of Delegation

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Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Time: 1:00 PM EDT, 12:00 PM CDT, 11:00 AM MDT, 10:00 AM PDT

Effective delegation is a critical component of quality of care and patient outcomes. Challenges in today’s healthcare environment require RNS to have the knowledge and critical thinking skills to effectively delegate to others.

Effective delegation requires knowledge and skills in matching the task to be carried out and the delegate. Registered nurses are expected to be knowledgeable about the principles of delegation, associated risks and benefits, and state laws and regulations governing their practice.

This webinar will focus on revisions to ANA’s Principles of Delegation and practice strategies when delegating.

Learning Objectives:

  • define relevant principles and provide registered nurses with practice strategies when delegating

Content Outline:

  • Define effective delegation
  • Address barriers to delegation
  • Review the Delegation Tree
  • Case study/vignette

Accreditation Statement:

1.0 contact hour will be awarded to nurses who successfully complete this activity. Where multiple nurses view the webinar at a single site, all are eligible to receive contact hours for this activity, upon completion of the online evaluation and verification of their attendance at the webinar.

Webinar attendees will receive a link to an online evaluation. The link will be provided at the end of the webinar and also by e-mail to the person that registered, who can distribute that link to everyone in the room. Each attendee should complete the evaluation separately and confirm that they attended the webinar and earned the contact hours. Once they have completed the online evaluation, they will be able to print out their CE certificate.

The American Nurses Association Center for Continuing Education and Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

ANCC Provider Number 0023.

ANA is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP6178.

Navigating the Complex World of Delegation