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The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse as a Prescriber. Edition No. 2

  • ID: 5203817
  • Book
  • April 2021
  • 224 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse as a Prescriber is an authoritative reference guide designed for students and practicing APRNs alike - delivering the evidence-based information required for informed and ethical prescribing of medication in various clinical settings. Now in its second edition, this comprehensive book offers up-to-date coverage of all critical aspects of the prescriber role, including legal and regulatory responsibilities, managing difficult patient situations, assessing and addressing special considerations with controlled substances, and more.

Drawing upon their clinical and professional experience, this respected team of authors provide clear and straightforward information based on current research and reliable evidence, helping readers identify and avoid common prescribing mistakes and pitfalls whilst presenting specific strategies to respond appropriately to an array of typical clinical experiences. This revised edition includes new and expanded chapters with information on authorizing medical marijuana, prescription monitoring programs, electronic prescribing, pharmacogenetics in prescribing and patient response, and issues surrounding controlled substance prescribing and prescribing for opioid use disorder. This leading single-volume resource:

  • Addresses the opportunities, challenges and responsibilities that APRNs face as prescribers
  • Covers the laws, regulations, and professional issues that affect prescribing
  • Discusses global approaches to registered nurse and APRN prescribing such as task sharing, formularies, and independent authority
  • Guides APRNs through difficult clinical situations such as patients seeking controlled substances and requesting inappropriate care
  • Navigates the multiple facets of prescribing controlled substances
  • Examines the role of the APRN in states with medical marijuana laws
  • Serves as a resource to engage in advocacy for fully autonomous prescribing

The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse as a Prescriber is essential reading for APRN and pharmacotherapeutics students, registered nurses transitioning to the role of APRN prescriber, and all APRNs including Nurse Practitioners (NP), Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS), and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA).

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Contributors ix

Preface xi

1 What Do APRN Prescribers Need to Understand?

Louise Kaplan and Marie Annette Brown

2 Embracing the Prescriber Role as an APRN

Louise Kaplan and Marie Annette Brown

3 Creating a Practice Environment for Fully Autonomous Prescriptive Authority

Marie Annette Brown and Louise Kaplan

4 Regulation of Prescriptive Authority

Tracy Klein

5 Global Prescribing

Louise Kaplan

6 Managing Difficult and Complex Patient Situations

Donna L Poole

7 Strategies for Assessing, Monitoring, and Addressing Special Considerations with Controlled Substances

Pamela Stitzlein Davies

8 Legal Aspects of Prescribing

Carolyn Dolan

9 Authorizing Medical Marijuana and the APRN

Louise Kaplan

Index

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Louise Kaplan St. Martin's University, Lacey, WA.

Marie Annette Brown University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
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