The six initial articles in this topic address a variety of considerations that are important in successful delegation. These considerations include traditional and emerging thought about the common skills necessary for delegation and the unique challenges across practice settings. A number of common themes emerge in this topic.
Overview and Summary
- Developing Delegation Skills
Alice Weydt, RN, MS (May 31, 2010)
- Mindful Communication: A Novel Approach to Improving Delegation and Increasing Patient Safety
Mary K. Anthony, PhD, RN, CS; Kathleen Vidal RN MSN (May 31, 2010)
- When Does Delegating Make You a Supervisor?
Jennifer Matthews, PhD, ACNS-BC (May 31, 2010)
- Delegation in Long-Term Care: Scope of Practice or Job Description?
Kirsten N. Corazzini; Ruth A. Anderson; Carla Gene Rapp; Christine Mueller; Eleanor S. McConnell; Deborah Lekan (May 31, 2010)
- Delegation in the School Setting: Is it a Safe Practice?
Cheryl Resha, EdD, MSN, RN (May 31, 2010)
- Nursing Delegation in the United Kingdom
Patricia Gillen, PhD, RN, RM, RNT, MSc, BSc; Sean Graffin, RN, RNT, RMN, RNT, BSc (May 31, 2010)