Clinical Delegation Skills A Handbook for Professional Practice

ISBN-10: 0763755796

ISBN-13: 9780763755799

Edition: 4th 2009 (Revised)

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Clinical Delegation Skills helps readers better understand delegation skills and apply them effectively in their own clinical setting. Practical, easy to read, and full of checkpoints and exercises, t
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List price: $106.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 8/21/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 435
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

The Overall Process of Delegation
The Definition
The Model: The Key to Delegation
The Skill
Delegation as Integral to Professional Practice
Know Your World
Influence of Nurse Shortages
Evolution of Healthcare Payment Systems
Demographic Trends
Healthcare Delivery Trends
Changing Nature of Work
Safety and Balanced Assessments
Evolution of the Art and Science of Nursing Practice
Continual Planning for Transfer and Discharge
Implementation of Clinical Pathways
Technology Evaluation
Client Accountability for Care: Health Education
Growth of Home Care
Redesign of Care Delivery Systems
Where Do We Go from Here?
An Invitation
Know Your Practice: Is My license on the line?
The State Board of Nursing
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing
The Nurse Practice Act
Rules and Regulations
The Test
The LPN Role
Delegation and the Nursing Process
Know Your Organization: What About Where I Work?
In the Beginning
The Nonunion Environment
The Mission Statement
The Organizational Structure
The Impact of Redesign
The Quality Program
Safety in Practice Models
Educational Resources
Your Role in Organizational Success
Know Yourself
Level of Clinical Experience: From Novice to Expert
Exploring Barriers
Other Barriers
Determining the Potential Benefits
Nursing Expertise Self-Report Scale
Instructions for Completing the Nursing Self-Report Scale
Know What Needs to Be Done
Defining the Role
The PTA Model
Getting the Job Done
Additional Samples for Planning Care
Know Your Delegate
Who Are the Delegates?
Assessing the Role Played by Each Delegate
Official Expectations of Each Role
Practice Acts and Regulations
The Question of Competency: Evaluating and Maintaining from a Regulatory Perspective
Accountability for Competence
Job Descriptions
Validated Competencies: The Organizational Perspective
The Impact of the Mission on Job Roles
Unofficial Expectations of Each Role
Assessing the Delegate's Strengths
Assessing the Delegate's Weaknesses
Assessing the Delegate's Motivation
Your Responsibility for the "General Climate" of Motivation
Assessing the Delegate's Preferences
Assessing Cultural Differences
Know How to Communicate
Communication as a Part of the Plan for the Day, Shift, or Case
Delegate Responses
Communication Styles: Passive, Aggressive, Assertive
Effective Assigning
Assertive Follow-Up
Nonverbal Behaviors
Know How to Resolve Conflict: Getting Coworkers to Work Together as a Team
Conflict as a Concept
Sources of Conflict
Cost of Conflict
Strategies for Conflict Resolution
Innovative Issue Resolution Process: A Collaborative Method
Case Study Analysis of Collaborative Resolution
Know How to Give Feedback
Benefits of Giving and Receiving Feedback
The Power of Feedback
The Process
Giving Feedback to the Delegate
Application to the Delegation Process
Requesting and Receiving Feedback
Upward Feedback
Know How to Evaluate: How Well Has the Delegation Process Produced the Outcomes I Want to Achieve?
Evaluation: Continuous, Problem-Related, and Periodic
Continuous Evaluation
Specific Incident or Problem-Related Evaluation: Critical Thinking
Periodic Evaluation
Case Study Analysis of Evaluation
Documentation and the Delegation Process
Celebrate me Success of the Team!
Nurse Delegation Forms
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