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Principles and Practice of Nurse Prescribing

Principles and Practice of Nurse Prescribing

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

Jill Gould

Jill Gould (MSc PGDip SFHEA, QN, BSc SPQDN, RGN) has been a registered nurse since 1983, a District Nurse and prescriber since 1999 and a senior lecturer since 2006. She is currently Programme Leader for the Non-medical (Independent and supplementary) prescribing programmes at the University of Derby, and external examiner for other prescribing programmes. She is a Queen's Nurse, a member of the Association for Prescribers and the Association of District Nurse and Community Nurse Educators. Having spent her formative nursing years in Canada, Jill is an avid supporter of community, District Nursing and prescribing by nurses and midwives. More About Author

Heather Bain

Dr. Heather Bain (EdD, FQNIS, FHEA, PGCert, HELT, BA, DipDN, RGN) is Academic Strategic Lead: Academic Programmes with overall responsibility for all academic programmes and courses within the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice at Robert Gordon University. Since coming into education in 2002 she has lead the implementation of the Extended Nurse Prescribing course and subsequently became the course leader of the post registration district nurse course and then led the Masters courses and CPD portfolio within the School. Heather has actively promoted community nursing throughout the UK,  being a member of the... More About Author