Delegation within municipal health care.

@article{Bystedt2011DelegationWM,
  title={Delegation within municipal health care.},
  author={Maria Bystedt and Maria Eriksson and Bodil Wilde-Larsson},
  journal={Journal of nursing management},
  year={2011},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={
          534-41
        }
}
AIM To describe how registered nurses (RNs) perceive delegation to unlicensed personnel (UP) in a municipal healthcare context in Sweden. BACKGROUND Within municipal health care RNs often delegate tasks to UP. The latter have practical training, but lack formal competence. METHOD Twelve RNs were interviewed and the material was analysed using a phenomenographic approach. RESULTS Owing to a shortage of RNs, delegation is seen as a prerequisite for a functioning organization. This necessity… CONTINUE READING

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