Independent and Supplementary Prescribing At a Glance

Barry Hill (Editor), Aby Mitchell (Editor)

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Independent and Supplementary Prescribing At a Glance
The market-leading at a Glance series is popular among healthcare students and newly qualified practitioners for its concise, simple approach and excellent illustrations.

Each bite-sized chapter is covered in a double-page spread with clear, easy-to-follow diagrams, supported by succinct explanatory text.

Covering a wide range of topics, books in the at a Glance series are ideal as introductory texts for teaching, learning and revision, and are useful throughout university and beyond.

Everything you need to know about Independent and Supplementary Prescribing at a Glance!

Independent and Supplementary Prescribing At a Glance is an accessible and practical resource for healthcare students looking to become independent and supplementary prescribers. Each part of the book is mapped against a recognised prescribing framework published by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) for all Registered Healthcare Professionals, and addresses NMC and HCPC regulatory body requirements. The text presents full-colour images, a user-friendly approach to key prescribing topics, and a structure that allows readers to dip-in and out as needed, appealing to a variety of learning styles.

Topics include:

Professional, legal, and ethical prescribing considerations; independent and supplementary prescribing; critical thinking and clinical reasoning; exploring interventions and differential diagnosis
Non-pharmacological approaches and pharmacological treatment options; prescribing reference guides, medication selection and how to prescribe
Holistic assessment, quality of life, and evidence-based practice; public health, infection prevention and control; consultation models and principles of history taking and physical examination skills
Building relationships, inclusive prescribing and informed choices; medicine optimisation, adverse reactions, and prescribing generic products
Independent and Supplementary Prescribing At a Glance is a comprehensive and complete learning and study resource for Registered Nurses, Registered Midwives, Physician Associates and Healthcare Professionals who want to become independent prescribers within the UK.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationHoboken, US
Number of pages144
ISBN (Electronic)9781119837930
ISBN (Print)9781119837916
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2022

Publication series

NameAt a Glance (Nursing and Healthcare)

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