Five Rights of Delegation
- 0Oct 29, '05 by VickyRN Senior ModeratorWe've all heard about the 6 or 7 Rights of Medication Administration. Did you also know there are 5 Rights to Proper Delegation?
The Five Rights of Delegation
One that is delegable for a specific patient.
Appropriate patient setting, available resources, and other relevant factors considered.
Right person is delegating the right task to the right person to be performed on the right person.
Clear, concise description of the task, including its objective, limits and expectations.
Appropriate monitoring, evaluation, intervention, as needed, and feedback.
- 0Nov 9, '07 by VickyRN Senior ModeratorAnother excellent resource on delegation:
AACN Delegation Handbook, 2nd Ed.