Nurse Delegation

This training Course is for Washington State caregivers who work in, or will work in, community-based long-term care settings, adult family homes, homes, and assisted living locations who are CNA, HCA or eligible NAR. This course is required before accepting nursing delegated tasks by a delegating RN. You will be required to pass a written examination.

Learning objectives include:

1. Understand what nurse delegation in Washington State is and the nursing assistant’s role in the nurse delegation process.
2. Gain a basic understanding of medication administration and other tasks which may be delegated.
3. Identify tasks which may not be delegated.

This 9-hour course is available in two formats:

1. Self-Study – This method involves studying at home and then coming to the Long-Term Care Education office to take a proctored exam. This is recommended for the experienced caregiver who may have performed delegated tasks in other areas or highly motivated caregivers with strong English reading and writing skills. Examination only.

2. Hybrid course: This method involves studying at home (5 hours) and a 4 hour in person (via Zoom) review of course content. Proctored exam follows the 4 hours content review.

This course is WA DSHS approved for class credit and is required to give medications to long-term care populations. Credits can be used for Continuing Education or Population-Specific hours.

 

The hybrid course will be taught online via Zoom and followed by the examination. A Zoom link will be sent to you via email prior to the class.

The examination is given at the Long Term Care Education office in Camas.

Certificate of completion will be given to you following successful completion of the examination after class.

Must pick up book prior to class—this is required for class participation.

Must study and review DSHS videos (downloadable) prior to taking the examination.

Payment via check, cash, credit card or Paypal prior to class. There is a non-refundable $25 fee for cancellations made prior to 2 days of the class.

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Nurse Delegation: Diabetes Focus

This training Course is for Washington State caregivers who work in, or will work in, community-based long-term care settings, adult family homes, homes, and assisted living locations who are CNA, HCA or eligible NAR. This course is required before accepting nursing delegated tasks by a delegating RN. You will be required to pass a written examination.

Learning objectives include:

1.Understand what nurse delegation for diabetes is in Washington State and the nursing assistants’ role in the administration of diabetes medications, including insulin.
2. Gain a basic understanding of diabetes medication administration and other tasks which may be delegated.
3. Identify signs and symptoms of low and high blood sugar and the correct interventions to be implemented.

4. Identify correct levels of blood sugar for correct glucometer use in the diabetic client population.

Available in two formats:

  1. Self-Study– This method involves studying at home and then coming to the Long-Term Care Education office to take a proctored exam. This is recommended for the experienced caregiver who may have performed delegated tasks in other areas or highly motivated caregivers with strong English reading and writing skills. Examination only.  

 

  1. Hybrid course -This method involves studying at home (2 hours) and a 1 hour in- person review of course content. Proctored exam follows the 1 hour’s content review.

 

This course is 3 hours long and is mandatory to give medication to diabetic clients in long- term care settings. Credits can be used for Continuing Education or Population-Specific hours.

 

This course is WA DSHS approved for class credit.

The hybrid course will be taught online via Zoom and followed by the examination. A Zoom link will be sent to you via email prior to the class.

You will be required to pass a written examination at Long Term Care Education office in Camas to receive credit for this course.

Certificate of completion will be given to you following successful completion of the examination after class.

Must pick up book prior to class—this is required for class participation.

Payment via check, cash, credit card or Paypal prior to class. There is a non-refundable $25 fee for cancellations made prior to 2 days of the class.

To Learn More or Enroll In This Course:

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