Five Rights of Delegation

  1. 0 We've all heard about the 6 or 7 Rights of Medication Administration. Did you also know there are 5 Rights to Proper Delegation?

    Great resource:

    The Five Rights of Delegation
    One that is delegable for a specific patient.
    Right Circumstances
    Appropriate patient setting, available resources, and other relevant factors considered.
    Right Person
    Right person is delegating the right task to the right person to be performed on the right person.
    Right Direction/Communication
    Clear, concise description of the task, including its objective, limits and expectations.
    Right Supervision
    Appropriate monitoring, evaluation, intervention, as needed, and feedback.
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  3. Visit  Nemhain profile page
    I did not know that! Almost nothing was mentioned about delegation in my program; I think it was mentioned twice for about 5 minutes each time.
  4. Visit  crb613 profile page
    I was taught this in instructor loved this stuff!
  5. Visit  Hairstylingnurse profile page
    Wow, never even heard of these rights. Thanks for the heads up .
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