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Textbook of Non-Medical Prescribing (Paperback)

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The Textbook of Non-medical Prescribing is an easy-to-read, comprehensive overview of the essential knowledge, key issues and skills relevant to non-medical prescribing. Now fully updated and linked to the National Prescribing Centre Single Competency Framework for non-medical prescribers, with activities to help you link your continuing professional development within the competences required as a prescriber. This practical title remains an ideal resource for all qualified health professionals to practice safe and effective non-medical prescribing.

The second edition is structured around four core themes - public health, social and cultural issues, prescribing principles and continuing professional development - which are threaded throughout the text. It also includes additional material on the importance of continuing professional development in prescribing, as well as the history and context of non-medical prescribing; ethical, legal and professional issues; effective consultations; essential pharmacology; clinical skills; prescribing for specific groups and the role of the multidisciplinary team.

Key Features:

Accessible and study-friendly

Each chapter has learning objectives and activities to support a deeper understanding of the theoretical knowledge base and its application to practice

Case studies linking the topics to real life scenarios

Companion website at www.wiley.com/go/nuttall with a range of self-assessment questions, quizzes, numeracy exercises, case studies and weblinks.

Dilyse Nuttall is Divisional Leader and Principal Lecturer in the School of Health at the University of Central Lancashire, UK, where she is Divisional Lead for the Family, Community & Public Health Division.

Jane Rutt-Howard is Senior Lecturer in the School of Health at the University of Central Lancashire, where she is Course Leader for both Postgraduate Certificate in Enhanced Clinical Practice and BSc (lions) Nurse Practitioner programmes.
Number of Pages: 332
Genre: Medical
Sub-Genre: Nursing / General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Language: English
Street Date: September 8, 2015
TCIN: 50128508
UPC: 9781118856499
Item Number (DPCI): 248-02-0403
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