Play the following quiz on the principles for delegation in nursing to test your knowledge regarding the ethics and principles of delegation in nursing. Delegation is the body of representatives for any given field, and there are few fields of work that need stronger representation than nursing. Answer the questions below to tell us exactly what you know about the principles behind nursing and see what else you might be able to learn with this quiz. Good luck!
A client with a cast for a fractured femur and who has numbness and discoloration of the toes
A client with balanced skeletal traction and who needs assistance with morning care
a client who had an above-the-knee amputation yesterday and has a temperature of 101.4F
a client who had a total hip replacement 2 days ago and needs blood glucose monitoring
Role modeling behaviors of the preceptor
The philosophy of the new nurse's school of nursing
The orientation provided to the new nurse
Lack of trust in the team members
Practical nurse (PN)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Unlicensed assistive personnel (UAP)
Teach the client how to cough up secretions
Changes the tracheostomy trach ties
Monitor if client has shortness of breath
Perform routine tracheostomy dressing care
A newly diagnosed client with type 2 diabetes mellitus who is learning foot care
A client from a motor vehicle accident with an external fixation device on the leg
A client admitted for a barium swallow after a transient ischemic attack
A newly admitted client with a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer
The RN has no accountability for this situation
The RN did not delegate appropriately
The UAP is covered by the RN’s license
The UAP is responsible for following instructions
"Tell the family they can bring in a pizza if the patient would prefer that."
"Make sure the patient gets at least 2 cartons of milk."
"Stop the IV if the patient is able to eat solid food."
"Encourage the patient to eat slowly to prevent gas."
"I will arrange for a conference with you and the UAP within the next week"
"I can assure you that I will look into the matter"
"I would like for you to approach the UAP about the problem the next time it occurs"
"I will add this concern to the agenda for the next unit meeting"
Ask the client and family if they are satisfied with the care given
Determine if the home health aide's care is consistent with the plan of care
Investigate if the home health aide is prompt and stays an appropriate length of time for care
Check the documentation of the aide for appropriateness and comprehensiveness
Assess the function of a newly created ileostomy
Care for a client with a recent complicated double barrel colostomy
Provide stoma care for a client with a well functioning ostomy
Teach ostomy care to a client and their family members
Here's an interesting quiz for you.