Delegation In Nursing

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The decision-making process of delegation incorporates critical thinking and clinical decision making; it is a process that requires skillful nursing judgement (Huber, 2014). Key issues to consider with this patient include: what is in the best interest of the patient, the delegate’s level of experience and understanding, and unique characteristics of the patient’s needs at this time. I recognized two problems in this case. The patient’s diagnosis, and lack of verbal communication with James, could indicate characteristics of her emotional status, and the need for humanizing nursing communication. James’s lack of experience with surgical mastectomy patients, compounded by his unfamiliarity with the hospital’s process, would indicate he may

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