At the time of print, NANB was awaiting the final approval from Health Canada for NPs in New Brunswick to apply for exemption to prescribe
Research into nurses' views of prescribing is often about nurses who are already authorised to prescribe
, but who may not be prescribing often or at all (for example Carey, Stenner, & Courtney, 2009; Lockwood & Fealy, 2008; Ross & Kettles, 2012).
Talk to other nurse prescribers and observe others -even if they do not prescribe
they are conducting consultations all the time and signposting clients to the appropriate agency for treatment, which is an integral part of the prescriber's role.
Primary care doctors were more likely to prescribe
the lower-cost option --possibly because they see a wider variety of patients than endocrinologists do, including many who don't have a severe form of diabetes.
Similarly, they prescribe
by proxy in clinics where they assess the patient and determine the medicine to be prescribed but the doctor signs the prescription.
* Contain the features needed to support doctors who prescribe
for seriously mentally ill patients?
As can be seen, the focus was not on increasing the number of prescribers per se, but increasing the number of clinicians with a combination of specialist mental health skills and the ability to prescribe
A nurse prescriber may help you to manage your diabetes or asthma, for example, and will help to make your visit smoother and quicker by being able to prescribe
your medicines; or may help you with a prescription, if needed, as part of a minor illness clinic.
Fears were expressed yesterday over the rights of nurses to prescribe
complex medicines to patients.
New regulations will enable Alberta pharmacists to prescribe
certain drugs and administer some injections.
Despite strenuous efforts to control antimicrobial drug use and promote optimal prescribing, practitioners continue to prescribe
excessively; it is estimated that up to 50% of antimicrobial drug use in hospitals is inappropriate (1-3).
Pharmacists on Teesside have welcomed new measures aimed at giving them greater powers to prescribe
As everyone knows, doctors prescribe
medicines and medical procedures for their patients based upon their knowledge of the best scientific evidence available, evidence gleaned from reading unbiased, rigorously researched articles in prestigious medical journals.
Nurses and pharmacists are to be given greater powers to prescribe
NURSES and pharmacists will soon be able to prescribe
a wider range of drugs in efforts to speed up patients' treatment, the Government announced yesterday.