The goal of this continuing education program is to enhance nurses’ abilities to delegate safely and effectively to unlicensed assistive personnel (UAP)/nursing assistive personnel (NAP). After studying the information presented here, you will be able to —
- Define delegation as it relates to UAP/NAP.
- Discuss the “Five Rights” for delegating to UAP/NAP
- Describe practice strategies that can be used to effectively delegate to UAP/NAP.