Chapter 14. Nurse Prescribing

  1. Philip Jevon RN, BSc(Hons), PGCE Resuscitation Officer Clinical Skills Lead Honorary Clinical Lecturer1,2,
  2. Elizabeth Payne BSc(Hons), MSc, MRPharmS Deputy Director3,
  3. Dan Higgins RGN, ENB 100, ENB 998 Senior Charge Nurse Critical Care Consultant Honorary Lecturer Visiting Clinical Lecturer2,4,5 and
  4. Ruth Endacott RN, DipN(Lond), MA, PhD Professor6,7
  1. Elizabeth Payne BSc(Hons), MSc, MRPharmS Deputy Director

Published Online: 10 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319750.ch14

Medicines Management: A Guide for Nurses

Medicines Management: A Guide for Nurses

How to Cite

Payne, E. (2010) Nurse Prescribing, in Medicines Management: A Guide for Nurses (eds P. Jevon, E. Payne, D. Higgins and R. Endacott), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319750.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Manor Hospital Walsall, UK

  2. 2

    University of Birmingham, UK

  3. 3

    Education, Training and Staff Performance, Manor Hospital, Walsall, UK

  4. 4

    University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, UK

  5. 5

    Resuscitation Services UK

  6. 6

    University of Plymouth, UK

  7. 7

    La Trobe University, Australia

Author Information

  1. Education, Training and Staff Performance, Manor Hospital, Walsall, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405181631

Online ISBN: 9781444319750

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Keywords:

  • Nurse prescribing in UK-in 1986 Cumberlege Report;
  • Nurse Prescribers' Formulary for Community Practitioners;
  • Nurse Prescribers Extended Formulary (NPEF);
  • Community practitioner nurse prescribers and V100 prescribing course;
  • Nurse Prescribers' Formulary for Community Practitioners in British National Formulary (BNF);
  • patient-specific clinical management plan (CMP);
  • Home Office Misuse of Drugs Regulations;
  • National Prescribing Centre and seven principles of good prescribing;
  • NMC Code of Professional Conduct-Standards for Conduct, Performance and Ethics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Learning Outcomes

  • Definition of Nurse Prescribing

  • Nurse Practitioners who can Prescribe

  • What can be Prescribed by Nurse Prescribers

  • Best Practice for Nurse Prescribing

  • Principles of Nurse Prescribing

  • Conclusion

  • References

  • Further Reading