Within the Discussion Board area, write 250 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. You are required to use 1 scholarly resource, in addition to your textbook. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
As a leader in your nursing department, you must review the registered nurse practice act for the state in which you work: the guideline for each nurse who works in that state.
- Part 1:
- Locate your own state’s nurse practice act and summarize it.
- In your own words, post what the act says about the nurses’ responsibility when delegating care to unlicensed assistive personnel.
- What does the delegation language mean to you in regard to your own delegation of care to unlicensed assistive personnel?
- Part 2:
- Describe a change that recently occurred in your workplace.
- What resources were used to implement the change?
- How did the staff react?
- From your perspective, what steps could the leadership team have taken to better implement the change?