The nurse delegation course in Washington state.
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 assistants 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 IITRN 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. $30
2. Hybrid course: This method involves studying at home (5 hours) and a 4 hour in person review of course content. Proctored exam follows the 4 hours content review. $70
This self-study course is designed for nursing assistants who are registered or certified (NA-R’s or NA-C’s) or posess a home care aide certification and have successfully completed the Nurse Delegation for Nursing Assistants course.
This course is specifically required to allow caregivers to perform delegated tasks related to monitoring of blood sugars and injection of insulin.
This is a 3 hour self study course. The course includes a workbook for self study and a companion DVD. You will be required to pass a written examination and demonstrate proficiency with an insulin syringe in order to obtain credit for the course.