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UAP delegation: A step-by-step process

Sheehan, Joanne P. RN, BSN, JD

Nursing Management (Springhouse): April 2001 - Volume 32 - Issue 4 - p 22
Legal Checkpoints

Nurses maintain responsibility and liability for tasks delegated to UAPs. Test your knowledge of how RNs can protect themselves from disciplinary actions and/or negligence liability claims, then check your answers at

About the author: Joanne P. Sheehan is a nurse-attorney at Friedman, Newman, Levy, Sheehan, Carolan, p.c., Attorneys-at-Law, Fairfield, Conn. She's also a member of The American Association of Nurse Attorneys, Pensacola, Fla.

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