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In this course, you will learn about the nursing assessment that must be completed every time a new patient is admitted to an assisted living facility and then periodically reviewed and updated. We will cover the role of the delegating nurse as well as various important terms and concepts that apply to that position. By the end of this course, you will be able to:
-Understand the role of the delegating RN
-Understand the term "delegation" as defined by the Board of Nursing
-Understand what is involved in the nursing assessment and know how to properly complete an assessment
-Understand situations that require a re-assessment
-Recognize the challenges faced by the delegating nurse