2. Embracing the Prescriber Role as an APRN

  1. Marie Annette Brown PhD, ARNP, FNP-BC, FAAN and
  2. Louise Kaplan PhD, ARNP, FNP-BC, FAANP
  1. Louise Kaplan,
  2. Marie Annette Brown,
  3. Nancy J. Crigger and
  4. Elizabeth K. Kessler

Published Online: 15 MAY 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118696965.ch2

The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse as a Prescriber

The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse as a Prescriber

How to Cite

Brown, M. A. and Kaplan, L. (2012) Embracing the Prescriber Role as an APRN, in The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse as a Prescriber, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118696965.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAY 2013
  2. Published Print: 6 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813805245

Online ISBN: 9781118696965

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Keywords:

  • Advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs);
  • Autonomy;
  • Certified nurse-midwife (CNM);
  • Clinical nurse specialist (CNS);
  • Drug enforcement administration (DEA);
  • Pacific Northwest academic medical center;
  • Patient education and shared decision making

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Development of the Aprn Role

  • Development of the Aprn Role and Prescriptive Authority

  • Adapting to the Aprn's Role as Prescriber

  • Barriers to Transitioning to the Prescriber Role

  • A Framework for Prescribing

  • Special Considerations for Prescribing

  • The Future of the Aprn Prescribing Role