Which of the following tasks should the psychiatric nurse not assign to a nursing assistant?

Administering ziprasidone PO
Performing the admission assessment


• Assessing the patient upon admission is the responsibility of the RN.

• Ziprasidone is a psychiatric medication and must be administered by an RN.

• Checking for sharp objects, assisting a patient who needs supervision when toileting, and locking up the patient's belongings can be delegated to non-licensed personnel.

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