Suggested Learning Activities:
Engage in a discussion with management regarding the authority of the
shift supervisor, using the basis for this authority, and associated
responsibilities and expectations of management when authorizing
Discuss factors that should be considered before approving a procedure
change, using various actual or hypothetical recommended changes.
Also, discuss who should be consulted if advice is desired and typical
situations where authorization should not be given or should be delayed
in order to involve the facility management team.
Discuss factors that should be considered before authorizing procedural
deviations, and management expectations associated with such an
authorization. Apply discussion to actual or hypothetical situations
emphasizing the factors to be considered and the benefits and risks to
authorizing a procedural deviation, especially in an unusual situation
when it is deemed that public health and safety require such an
Suggested Evaluation Activities:
Conduct a qualitative evaluation of trainee responses and discussions.