independent prescribing

independent prescribing

A UK term for the prescribing of drugs by an “appropriate practitioner”—e.g., doctor, dentist, nurse, pharmacist—who is responsible and accountable for assessing patients with undiagnosed or diagnosed conditions, and for decisions about the clinical management required, including prescribing.
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Store director Harinder Notay recently completed a diploma in Independent Prescribing (IP) which will allow the store to diagnose anterior eye conditions and treat them in-house, helping to reduce the pressure on local services at Leighton Hospital, who traditionally dealt with that type of eye issues.
Therefore, this role is particularly suited to practitioners with their independent prescribing qualification.
Nurse Independent Prescribing and Nurse supplementary prescribing practice: national survey.
The cepip programme delivers a gphc-accredited pharmacist independent prescribing module (ip), Blended with enhanced clinical content including clinical health assessment and diagnostics.
Implementation of non-medical prescription by physiotherapists in Brazil should follow the steps led by the United Kingdom, from supplementary to independent prescribing, and similarly it could base on advanced educational programmes for safe practice.
This shows that doctors entering into internship are largely unprepared to handle the challenge of independent prescribing.
Birmingham based IoCP member, Somuz Miah, owner of Footmedic Podiatry Surgery, is among a handful of UK podiatrists to complete and pass a postgraduate course on Independent Prescribing.
Nurse independent prescribing was introduced in July 2000 in line with plans to modernise the NHS to extend nurses skills and encourage flexible working within health care (DH 2006 a, b).
A review of evidence about the safety and quality of independent prescribing stresses the importance of nurses' experience in history taking, physical assessment and diagnostic skills, and the need to ask about over the counter medicines (Latter, 2008).
Becoming an independent prescribing NP 10 years ago brought her vision to reality and has inspired many colleagues.
Mr Morris, who is also an advanced physiotherapy practitioner in neurological rehabilitation for Hywel Dda University Health Board, completed his independent prescribing conversion training in June.
Jackson Baker, writer with the Memphis Flyer alternative newsweekly, serving the metro Memphis area questioned candidates regarding proposed legislation regarding Medicaid expansion or healthcare compacts for healthcare provision, independent prescribing and APRNs, handling illegal immigrants' health issues, helmet exemption, LEA mailings to families of students related to the ACA, and required suicide prevention training.

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