Community Practitioner Nurse Prescriber | definition of Community Practitioner Nurse Prescriber by Medical dictionary
Community Practitioner Nurse Prescriber
Community Practitioner Nurse Prescriber A suitably trained, eligible nurse in the UK who can prescribe medications from the Nurse Prescriber’s Formulary for Community Practitioners (formerly, The Nurse Prescriber’s Formulary for District Nurses and Health Visitors).
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A community practitioner nurse prescriber
(CPNP) is a registered nurse or midwife who has undertaken a course of study with an accredited educational institute, and who has passed the assessment enabling them to obtain the V100 NMC recordable qualification.
Community practitioner nurse prescribers
cannot prescribe drugs 'off-license', apart from nystatin oral suspension for babies under six weeks.