I need help with delegation - page 2

12223 Above is a list i put together to help me understand what an RN, an LPN/LVN, and a UAP/CNA can do. I've been pretty good with delegation so far. Now I'm starting to see different kinds of... Read More

  1. Visit  nes09 profile page
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    Quote from NurseGuyBri
    Anything that has a patient that might crash or have an abrupt change in condition needs the RN. If the patient requires monitoring or a focused assessment requires at least an experienced LPN, float or new RN. If the patient has expected outcomes an LPN or new/float RN is ok as well. If there is a simple procedure that doesnt involve assessment, a CNA or UAP is ok. If the patient is immediate post op, RN... If >24hr postop, new RN or float OK.
    Hi there, thanks for the explanation.
    1. May I ask where the "graduate nurse" is classified? thanks
    2. If it is an emergency case within the hospital and RN only has UAP, the delegation limitations to UAP doesnt change? thanks again
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  3. Visit  CT Pixie profile page
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    Quote from nes09
    Hi there, thanks for the explanation.
    1. May I ask where the "graduate nurse" is classified? thanks
    2. If it is an emergency case within the hospital and RN only has UAP, the delegation limitations to UAP doesnt change? thanks again
    A graduate nurse as in passed the nursing program but hasn't yet sat for and passed the NCLEX? They would be classified as a UAP. They are not liceneced.
  4. Visit  GrnTea profile page
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    Anyone that needs assessment and care plan written, RN. This is because most nurse practice acts state that the RN is responsible for assessment and care planning. Word to the wise.


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