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Principles and Practice of Nurse Prescribing

Principles and Practice of Nurse Prescribing

February 2022 | 224 pages | Learning Matters
Feel prepared to take on nurse prescribing with this short and accessible text. Whether you are pre-registration or undertaking a prescribing course, this book is your perfect introduction to the world of nurse prescribing. Covering the legal, professional and pharmacological considerations as well as core skills such as assessment and teamworking, this accessible text explores all aspects of non-medical prescribing in clear, straightforward terms.

Key features
·         Mapped to the 2021 RPS Competency Framework and 2018 NMC Standards
·         Case studies, activities and other learning features illustrate theory and concepts in practice
·         Includes RAPID-CASE, a new model to aid safe prescribing decision making

Chapter 1: The policy and professional context of nurse prescribing
Chapter 2: The legal and ethical context of nurse prescribing
Chapter 3: Assessment and consultation
Chapter 4: Evidence-based practice and prescribing governance
Chapter 5: Pharmacology and prescribing
Chapter 6: Teamwork, communication and public health
Chapter 7: The nurse prescriber’s formulary
Chapter 8: Preparation, proficiency and continuing professional development for prescribing

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