Nurse prescribing in mental health / Adrian Jones.

By: Jones, Adrian, 1969-Contributor(s): Wiley InterScience (Online service)Material type: TextTextSeries: Wiley Online LibraryPublisher: Chichester, U.K. ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009Description: ix, 206 p. ; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781444311624; 144431162X; 9781444311617 (electronic bk.); 1444311611 (electronic bk.)Subject(s): Psychiatric nurses -- Great Britain -- Prescription privileges -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Drugs -- Prescribing -- Great Britain -- Handbooks, manuals, etcAdditional physical formats: No titleDDC classification: 616.89/0231 LOC classification: RC440 | .J63 2009Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Mental health nursing : our journey and our future -- Mental health nurse prescribing : the UK and the world -- The evidence base for nurse prescribing -- How to get nurse prescribing to work safely -- History and assessment : the basis for effective nurse prescribing -- Co-existing medical conditions -- Nurse prescribing in the real world -- Promoting concordance and patient involvement in medication management -- Nurse prescribers working as part of a team -- Ethical and legal issues in mental health nurse prescribing -- Future challenges for nurse prescribers.
Summary: Nurse Prescribing in Mental health is a practical handbook for mental health nurses who are being training, have aspirations to train or who are trained in nurse prescribing. It introduces the reader to the different types of nurse prescribing and how they can be used in practice, now and in the future and reflects on the myriad of issues that are facing novice and experienced nurse prescribers. These include inter-professional relationships, team work, ethical and legal issues, governance and patient safety. The text goes on to explore the different types of medicines commonly prescribed for.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-201) and index.

Mental health nursing : our journey and our future -- Mental health nurse prescribing : the UK and the world -- The evidence base for nurse prescribing -- How to get nurse prescribing to work safely -- History and assessment : the basis for effective nurse prescribing -- Co-existing medical conditions -- Nurse prescribing in the real world -- Promoting concordance and patient involvement in medication management -- Nurse prescribers working as part of a team -- Ethical and legal issues in mental health nurse prescribing -- Future challenges for nurse prescribers.

Nurse Prescribing in Mental health is a practical handbook for mental health nurses who are being training, have aspirations to train or who are trained in nurse prescribing. It introduces the reader to the different types of nurse prescribing and how they can be used in practice, now and in the future and reflects on the myriad of issues that are facing novice and experienced nurse prescribers. These include inter-professional relationships, team work, ethical and legal issues, governance and patient safety. The text goes on to explore the different types of medicines commonly prescribed for.

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Dr Adrian Jones RN, PhD is Nurse Consultant at the North Wales NHS Trust. He has worked in mental health nursing for over 20 years in clinical, managerial and academic settings, and has published widely.

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