delegation

(redirected from delegations)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.

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 nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as transfer of responsibility for the performance of patient care while retaining accountability for the outcome. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.

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
References in periodicals archive ?
The meetings represent a crucial part of the comprehensive plan set by the UAE delegation in order to exchange views and insights with the different participating delegations on important topics lined up on the conference agenda and highlight the positions of the UAE and rest of Arab countries.
The delegation also exchanged the views with Chief Justice of Pakistan about ADR and mediation Laws.
He made clear that the crisis file is no longer Syrian-Syrian, in spite of the presence of the interior dimension of the crisis, but there is an Arab, regional and international dimension which we saw in Montreux where they selected 40 delegations, the majority of them were governments which are hostile to Syria.
The Anti-Coup Alliance said that they met a delegation from the European Parliament in a Cairo hotel on Tuesday.
KARACHI -- Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (REAP) is planning to send a trade delegation to Republic of South Africa under the leadership of Chairman REAP, Mr.
The Heads of Delegation of the European People's Party Group's 10 Central and Eastern European Member States have sent an open letter to JosA[c] Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, over discrimination against Eastern Europe.
Zaben received the US military delegation led by Commander of U.
Summary: In light of excellent and very cordial relations between Libya and India, an Indian Multi-product Business delegation with the assistance and on invitation from Libyan Businessmen Council (LBC), General Union Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Tripoli Chamber of Commerce & Industry visited Libya from March 6-10, 2010.
Summary: A delegation consisting of Iranian traders and merchants is in Tunisia to promote economic and trade ties with the African nation.
Taipei, June 5, 2009 (CENS)--In a short period of three-day stay, the Chinese procurement delegation organized by the Association for Economic and Trade Exchanges Across Taiwan Strait (AETATS), under China's Ministry of Commerce, placed over US$800 million spot orders with Taiwanese suppliers, mainly for notebook PCs, home appliances, and parasols.
As President of the Delegation for relations with Iraq Baroness Nicholson MEP chaired a three hour meeting between the two delegations on Wednesday 22 April, which was attended by Members of the European Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee and co-chaired by its first Vice Chairman Mr Libor Roucek MEP.

Full browser ?