The Textbook of Non-Medical Prescribing

Product Number: EB00614748
Released: Jul 21, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118861868
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

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 section 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 on 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 with a range of self-assessment questions, quizzes, numeracy exercises, case studies and weblinks. The Textbook of Non-Medical Prescribing provides support to anyone studying for a prescribing qualification or looking for a refresher on the subject.

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Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Jun 15, 2015

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