Nurse Prescribing

Nurse Prescribing

by Jennifer L. Humphries, Joyce Green

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333930922
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 01/24/2002
Edition description: 2nd ed. 2002
Pages: 186
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

JENNIFER L. HUMPHRIES and JOYCE GREEN have been involved in teaching nurse prescribing since the original pilot scheme in 1994. Jennifer is Senior Lecturer at the University of Central Lancashire. Joyce was a member of the ENB Nurse Prescribing Working Group and now retired, she continues to work as an external examiner.

Table of Contents

Foreword; Baroness Cumberlege.- Preface.- Development of the Nurse Prescribing Initiative; J.Green.- Nurse Prescribing: Ethical Principles and Accountability; E.Groves.- Nurse Prescribing: Accountability and Legal Issues; S.Preece.- Assessment and Evaluation in Nurse Prescribing; J.Humphries.- Responsibilities of Prescribing; R.Anderson.- The Management of Prescribing; M.Campbell.- Keep Taking Your Medication or You Will Not Get Better: Who is the Non-Compliant Patient?; J.Richman.- Nurse Prescribing: The Reality; L.Lowe & R.Hurst.- Will You Walk a Little Faster...?; D.Skidmore.- Nurse Prescribing Case Studies; J.Humphries.- The Future of Nurse Prescribing; J.Humphries & J.Green.- Appendix 1: The Nurse Prescriber's Formulary.- Appendix 2: Proposed List of Prescription Only Medicines for Prescribing by Independent Nurse Prescribers.- Index.

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...invaluable and eminently readable...explores fundamental professional issues around responsibility, accountability, management, assessment, ethics and the law.' - Fiona Winstanley, Senior Lecturer, The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Nursing Times

'This is an excellent as a 'must have' book for anyone considering nurse prescribing...The editors have done an excellent job.' - Jill Peters, Primary Health Care

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