Hemingway, Steve (2008) Prescribing Within a Team Context: One Mental Health Nurse’s Reflection on the Clinical Aspect of Non-Medical Prescribing Training. Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, 5 (1). pp. 119-133. ISSN 1743-6885
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Whilst undertaking the Independent and Supplementary Prescribing Course at the University of Sheffield I had the valuable experience of witnessing the prescribing of psychotropic medicines for service users’ within a very well organised, competent and compassionate intensive home treatment team based in Rotherham South Yorkshire. This article is a reflective account using a case study that illuminated to me many of the issues involved in the decision-making toward the prescribing of drugs. The reflection also includes a commentary on some of the issues the prescribing nurse must be able work with if they are to competently and
safely adopt prescriptive authority to their role.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Nurse Prescribing, Mental Health Nursing, Depression, Suicide, Intensive Home Based Treatment|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > RT Nursing|
|Schools:||School of Human and Health Sciences|
|Depositing User:||Sharon Beastall|
|Date Deposited:||21 Jan 2011 10:26|
|Last Modified:||16 Aug 2013 16:08|
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