Education & CPD

ONLINE - Delegation Principles and Practices

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  •   Date: Wednesday, 10 March 2021
  •   Registration: Wednesday, 10 March 2021 09:55
  •   Start: Wednesday, 10 March 2021 10:00
  •   End: Wednesday, 10 March 2021 13:00
  •   Location: The Education Room, Online Webinar

Description

This short programme is aimed at all nurses, midwives and clinical nurse and midwife managers who work with health care assistants. It explores the issues surrounding delegation and decision making, including appropriate clinical supervision for delegated functions. Participants will learn the difference between clinical and managerial delegation and how delegation differs from assignment of a task. Guidance will be provided on the assessment of a delegate’s experience and role, and how best to match appropriate clinical supervision to a specific delegated function. The professional, legal and quality of care issues involved when deciding to delegate a function will also be explored.
 
Learning outcomes:  
 
    • Outline the professional, legal and ethical requirements regarding delegation in nursing  and midwifery taking into consideration job descriptions and roles and responsibilities  within the frameworks  of Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland; Health Information and Quality Authority and Health Service Executive.
 
    • Understand how to match appropriate clinical supervision to a specific delegated function for health care assistants, students and unregulated health care staff
 
    • Understand what is meant by clinical supervision and how it differs from managerial supervision.
 
    • Have an understanding of the professional, legal and quality of care issues involved when deciding to delegate a function to  health care assistants, students and unregulated Health Care Staff
 
    • Make an assessment of the delegate’s experience, role, responsibility and to gain effective feedback from the delegated function
 
Outline of programme:  
Delegation and Guiding Principles of delegation
Role of the nurse and scope of practice of the Health Care Assistant
Effective teamworking – case studies
Theory of clinical supervision
Theory of managerial supervision
Case studies with group discussion and problem solving
 
Note:  On completion of this course a certificate of attendance in a digital form and will be sent by email to each participant.  Please note places are limited and must be booked in advance; you need a reliable computer and internet access and please ensure a correct email is provided when registering.
  • Wednesday, 10 March 2021

  • 09:55
    Registration
  • 10:00
    Start
  • 13:00
    Close
  •   Location: The Education Room, Online Webinar
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