The Art and Skill of Successful Delegation

The Art and Skill of Successful Delegation

Course Expiration Date: 8/31/19

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: Delegation is a difficult skill for the nurse to master. This course will explore various aspects of delegation from definition and appropriateness of use to the effectiveness of delegation in interpersonal relationships, teamwork situations, decision-making situations, coordination and leadership roles and empowerment. The course will also discuss the use of delegation in relation to the Nurse Practice Act.

Instructor: Kerrie Roberson MBA, MSN, BSN, RN-BC, CMSRN, DHA(c)

Target Audience: Nurses and any other interested healthcare professional

Length of Course: 1 hour

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

1. Define delegation and state when it is appropriate to use delegation.
2. List the five rights of delegation.
3. Relate how the effectiveness of delegation is to the workplace.
4. State the nature of delegation.
5. Examine the barriers to delegation.
6. List tips for better delegation.

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses: Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 1 contact hour.

Others: This educational offering provides 0.1 CEU (1 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.

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