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Delegating Nurse

Continuing Education Workforce Certificate





A delegating nurse assigns the performance of activities or tasks related to patient care to unlicensed assistive personnel while retaining accountability for the outcome. The registered nurse cannot delegate responsibilities related to making nursing judgments.

This course provides students who are Registered Nurses (RN) with a basic foundation for delegating nursing functions in an assisted living setting. Students will learn current standards of practice of the Delegating Nurse and will be authorized to teach the Medication Administration Training Program to the Medication Technician (MT) working in the assisted living setting. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will have a Case Manager/Delegating Nurse (CM/DN) credential application submitted on his/her behalf, with the Maryland Board of Nursing (MBON).

​Candidates for this program are required to be Registered Nurses in good standing with the Maryland Board of Nursing. Candidates must provide current RN documentation and complete the CCBC Continuing Education Workforce Certificate program application. This program length of training is 2 days (16 hours), typically a Friday and Saturday on the CCBC Campus. Program completers will have access to a CCBC Continuing Education academic record (transcript). External Credential of Case Manager/Delegating Nurse and will be certified through the Maryland Board of Nursing (

A successful candidate must be an active RN in good standing with the Maryland Board of Nursing, have a high level of integrity, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to professionally and safely manage in an assisted living facility.

Completion of this course allows Registered Nurses working in assisted living facilities to work as a Case Manager/Delegating Nurse.​​

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RN CM/DN Training in Assisting Living


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