Delegating to your PN

by Cathy Parkes December 16, 2020 Updated: December 29, 2021

Things you can delegate to your PN (LVN, LPN): Medication administration, foley catheter insertion, enteral feeding, NG tube insertion, suctioning, tracheostomy care, reinforcement of patient teaching.
Things you can delegate to your PN (LVN, LPN):

Medication administration, foley catheter insertion, enteral feeding, NG tube insertion, suctioning, tracheostomy care, reinforcement of patient teaching.


Related Posts

Two types of ultrasonography used in pregnancy are transvaginal (ultrasound transducer placed in the patient's vagina) and abdominal (transducer placed on the outside of the abdomen).

Ultrasonography

Two types of ultrasonography used in pregnancy are transvaginal (ultrasound transducer placed in the patient's vagina) and abdominal (transducer placed on the outside of the abdomen). 
Read Article
Asking the patient to stick out their tongue and move it side to side is an effective way to assess the function of Cranial Nerve XII (Hypoglossal).

Assessing Hypoglossal Nerve Function

Asking the patient to stick out their tongue and move it side to side is an effective way to assess the function of Cranial Nerve XII (Hypoglossal).
Read Article
A patient asked to do a 24-hour urine collection should be taught to discard the first void and then collect all urine voided over the following 24 hours.

24-Hour Urine Collection

A patient asked to do a 24-hour urine collection should be taught to discard the first void and then collect all urine voided over the following 24 hours.
Read Article