- • Competent mental health nurse prescribers improve medicine management for their clients.
- • Competent prescribers apply the principles of concordance in action.
- • Mental health nurse prescribers continue to struggle with the anxiety that prescribing somehow conflicts with the purpose of nursing. Successful prescribers negotiate this.
- • Becoming a prescriber generates greater understanding of medicines. This is to be expected, but on reflection this increased understanding revealed previously unknown levels of incompetence.