RN Delegation

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The Rise of Telehealth and Telemedicine: How Technology is Changing the Way We Heal

According to the American Hospital Association (AHA), 76 percent of U.S. hospitals use video and other technologies such as telehealth to connect with patients and consulting practitioners. In March 2020 and March 2021, Sykes surveyed 2,000 adults about their telehealth opinions and experiences. According to March 2021 survey results, 51.64 percent of participants said telemedicine had helped them …

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THE NURSING SHORTAGE: WHERE HAVE ALL THE NURSES GONE?

The Reality of the Nursing Shortage in America It’s no secret. There’s ample evidence and data to show a massive crisis is looming: a shortage of nursing professionals in the United States. For years, nursing shortages have plagued hospitals, clinics, and assisted living communities. But it doesn’t stop there—the shortage reaches every corner of healthcare …

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Tips for Caring for Aging Parents

Is it time to start a conversation about caring for your aging parents? You’ve noticed that your parents aren’t quite as physically capable as they once were. They’re requiring a little extra assistance around the house, during appointments, and perhaps in keeping their health a top priority. You might be thinking that, because they’ve taken …

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Senior Caregiver Questions: Six Tough Ones to Ask

Finding the Best Care Option Requires Getting the Details While your loved one’s care needs may evolve, there are some questions that should remain unchanged. Seniors have a right to know that the care option they choose is the one that will best meet their needs. After all, the purpose of a client’s care option is …

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Navigating Care Options For Your Loved One

It is a continuous process to assess the needs and abilities of your loved one, including care options. There is a range of options from independent living to the supportive environment of assisted living to the round-the-clock care skilled nursing facilities provide. This article and related webinar cover a wide range of care options to help you …

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5 Rights of Nursing Delegation

What are the five rights of Nursing Delegation? The five rights of nursing delegation are guidelines developed by the American Nurses Association, which can help nurses make better decisions when delegating tasks.  When deciding whether or not to delegate a task, nurses must examine the desired outcome as well as whether the work is appropriate …

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What are the five rights of Nursing Delegation? The five rights of nursing delegation are guidelines developed by the American Nurses Association, which can help nurses make better decisions when delegating tasks.  When deciding whether or not to delegate a task, nurses must examine the desired outcome as well as whether the work is appropriate …

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Delegation in Nursing: An Essential Nursing Skill

With our booming senior population, collaborative care teams in assisted living communities are more critical than ever. Multitasking is common for nurses in this setting. Their responsibilities range from patient care and paperwork to community management and budget preparation, all while functioning as the clinical expert for the community. In these situations, the nurse’s delegation …

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