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The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse as a Prescriber.

By: Brown, Marie Annette.
Contributor(s): Kaplan, Louise.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2011Description: 1 online resource (286 p.).ISBN: 9780470963241.Subject(s): Advanced Practice Nursing | Advanced Practice Nursing | Drug Prescriptions - nursing | Drug Prescriptions -- nursing | Drugs -- Prescribing | Nurses -- Prescription privileges | Pharmaceutical Preparations - administration & dosage | Pharmaceutical Preparations -- administration & dosageGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse as a PrescriberDDC classification: 615.1/4 | 615.14 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse as a Prescriber; Contents; Contributors; Preface; 1: What Do APRN Prescribers Need to Understand?; 2: Embracing the Prescriber Role as an APRN; 3: Creating a Practice Environment for Fully Autonomous Prescriptive Authority; 4: Strategies for Assessing, Monitoring, and Addressing Special Considerations with Controlled Substances; 5: Managing Difficult Patient Situations; 6: The Influences of Pharmaceutical Marketing on APRN Prescribing; 7: Regulation of Prescriptive Authority; 8: Legal Aspects of Prescribing
9: The Role of Cultural Competence in Prescribing MedicationsIndex
Summary: A new era of opportunity is emerging for advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) to increasingly address gaps in access to quality health care.  APRNs must be prepared to practice to the full scope of their education and abilities.  As more and more states pass legislation enhancing prescriptive authority and fully autonomous practice for APRNs, a comprehensive resource on prescribing practices is needed. The increasing demands of today's fast-paced health care environment require a new level of prescriber expertise.  Knowledge about medication characteristics and effectiveness must
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The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse as a Prescriber; Contents; Contributors; Preface; 1: What Do APRN Prescribers Need to Understand?; 2: Embracing the Prescriber Role as an APRN; 3: Creating a Practice Environment for Fully Autonomous Prescriptive Authority; 4: Strategies for Assessing, Monitoring, and Addressing Special Considerations with Controlled Substances; 5: Managing Difficult Patient Situations; 6: The Influences of Pharmaceutical Marketing on APRN Prescribing; 7: Regulation of Prescriptive Authority; 8: Legal Aspects of Prescribing

9: The Role of Cultural Competence in Prescribing MedicationsIndex

A new era of opportunity is emerging for advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) to increasingly address gaps in access to quality health care.  APRNs must be prepared to practice to the full scope of their education and abilities.  As more and more states pass legislation enhancing prescriptive authority and fully autonomous practice for APRNs, a comprehensive resource on prescribing practices is needed. The increasing demands of today's fast-paced health care environment require a new level of prescriber expertise.  Knowledge about medication characteristics and effectiveness must

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Marie Annette Brown, PhD, ARNP, FNP-BC, FAAN is Professor at the University of Washington School of Nursing and a primary care nurse practitioner at the Women's Health Care Clinic at the University of Washington Medical Center. <p> Louise Kaplan PhD, ARNP, FNP-BC, FAANP is Director of Nursing at St. Martin's University in Lacey, Washington.</p>

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