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delegation

 [del″ĕ-ga´shun]
in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as transfer of responsibility for the performance of patient care while retaining accountability for the outcome.

delegation

A term which, as used in the UK, refers to care provision by a nurse, medical student, doctor or other healthcare worker on behalf of a medical superior or consultant, who is ultimately responsible for the treatment given.

delegation

Delegation of authority Administration The transfer of authority and responsibility from a person of higher to a person of lower ranking
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Elections for new NZNO delegates will be held from May to October.
He said it was the decision of the party to increase the Electoral College from 3000 to 5000, then to 9300, all because the party wanted to prevent aspirants from inducing delegates.
Based on the same survey, Hisommudin said there is now a high likely of party delegates' votes being split three-ways with Zahid, Tengku Razaleigh better known as Ku Li, and Khairy in the running for the presidential election tomorrow.
If player i hires a delegate but player j does not delegate, delegate i of type t wins the contest with probability [y.sub.it]/([y.sub.it] + [e.sub.j]), where [y.sub.it] [greater than or equal to] 0 is the delegate's effort.
It takes 1,237 delegates to win the Republican nomination for president - Mr Trump has reached 1,238.
Trump's campaign in Texas did not respond to a request for comment on its efforts regarding the delegate selection process.
Ironically, the Democratic Party is currently the less democratic of the two major parties - 15 percent of the delegates to the national convention in July will be already-named "superdelegates," party officials and officeholders who can vote to nominate a candidate of their choosing.
The delegate is elected by the Branch at their AGM.
Of special interest to AMT members, the new law specifies conditions under which a PA or an APRN with prescribing authority--which include clinical nurse specialists, certified nurse-midwifes, and certified nurse practitioners (NPs)--may delegate drug administration.
When an elected delegate is unable to attend the ANA House of Delegates or successor membership assembly, the alternates in rank order of the highest number of votes received shall serve.
* Based on the verified C/SNA dues paid to ANA in the 24 months ending December 31 of the even numbered years, an average dues per additional delegate will be computed.