Publication Year: 2009
Authors/Editor: Hansten, Ruth; Jackson, Marilynn
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Clinical Delegation Skills helps students and practicing nurses better understand delegation skills and apply them effectively when working with others while still meeting patient needs.
Practical, easy to read, and full of checkpoints and exercises, this renowned text teaches readers about the world of professional health care roles and accountability, as well as how to communicate effectively, provide feedback, evaluate outcomes, handle conflict, and address leadership strengths and weaknesses. The book focuses on higher-order critical thinking skills, emotional intelligence, and clinical judgment.
The Fourth Edition has been completely revised and updated and reflects all new delegation laws and policies, current evidence-based research that supports the efficacy of team work and delegation in clinical settings, unit-based care delivery modalities, step by step methods to stay safe while using assistive personnel, new information on Magnet Status for hospitals, and an entirely new resource section.