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 major disease groups and will help nurse
prescribers to understand the practical application of prescribing
as seen in clinical practice.
- Outlines the principles of prescribing and pharmacology as
applied to mental health nursing
- Running through all of the chapters is a review of relevant
nurse prescribing research and evidence that supports general
prescribing practice with a direct application to clinical practice
in mental health settings.
- Evidenced based
- Accessible, with case studies and scenarios in each