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Introduction to Medicines Management in Nursing
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Introduction to Medicines Management in Nursing



February 2011 | 200 pages | Learning Matters
Managing medicines can seem a daunting prospect for new nursing students, but is a crucial skill they must develop from day one to provide safe care to their patients. This book specifically supports first-year, pre-registration students in meeting the required competencies for medicines management needed for progression into the second year. It is structured around the NMC Essential Skills Clusters, providing a clear introduction to law, calculations, administration, introductory pharmacology, patient communication and contextual issues applied to medicines management. The book is written in user-friendly language and uses patient scenarios to explain concepts and apply theory to practice.
 
Introduction
 
Medicines Calculations for Nursing Students
 
Legal and Ethical Frameworks in Medicines Management
 
The Principles of Pharmacology
 
Alternative Approaches to Medicines in Nursing
 
Medicines Administration
 
Medicines in Field-Specific Care Environments
 
Interprofessional Roles in Medicines Management

Accurate medication administration is essential, this book equips student nurses with the skills needed for a career of safe administration of medicines

Mrs Kate Harrison
Education Centre 1, Lancashire Teaching Hospital
June 26, 2015

A very useful book, not just due to content, but also given the way it links the subject matter to the essential skills clusters.

Mrs Nicola Owen
School of Healthcare Sciences, Cardiff University
March 10, 2015

excellent resource for BSC students across all 3 years of their first degree. Assists in both reading for numeracy exams and also practice skills out in clinical areas

Mrs Emma Bush
Faculty of Health and social care, Hull University
February 5, 2015

An excellent introduction to medicines management for student nurses from their first to third year and beyond.

Mark Wheatley
Nursing and Midwifery, University of Teesside
June 19, 2014

Excellent resource. Have recommended for use in pre-reg as well as post grad

Mrs Debbie Osborne
School of Health and Social Care, University of Teesside
October 22, 2013

this is a fundamental skill of all nurses and this book walks you through all areas and assists the mentor to assist the students with up to date methods and procedures

Mrs Lisa Lawton
Faculty of education, Heart of England NHS Trust
October 22, 2013

A great book which can also be used for specific medicine managment courses in NVQ and nursing students .Clearly written and easy to follow .

Mrs Margaret Bull
School Of Care Studies, West Herts College
August 30, 2013

I really liked this text and think the students will find the case studies particularly useful.

Mrs Sam Pollitt
School of Nursing and Caring Sciences, University of Central Lancashire
May 1, 2013

An excellent handbook for the nursing student.

Miss Claire Smith
Surgical Services, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
March 25, 2013

The book has been very easy to use and adapt in order to give students a step by step introduction to medicine management

Mrs Nadia Dossa
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare, University of West London
January 15, 2013

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Alison Spires

Alison Spires has had many years' experience as a principal lecturer in the Department of Adult Nursing at London South Bank University. She is now retired. More About Author

Martina O'Brien

Martina O’Brien is Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing at London South Bank University, where she teaches on pre-registration courses. Martina’s clinical nursing background is mainly in surgical nursing and practice development. She has taught at the University since 2004. Her particular units of study she has responsibility for include medicines management and professional role development for adult branch nurses. She also manages OSCE’s for final year students. More About Author

Kirsty Andrews

Kirsty Andrews is a Senior Lecturer in Acute Care Nursing at Anglia Ruskin University where she teaches on pre-registration and post-registration courses. Kirsty's clinical nursing background is mainly in neuroscience nursing and practice development. Prior to working at Anglia Ruskin University Kirsty taught at London South Bank University for 4 years. More About Author

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ISBN: 9781844458455
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