Embedding knowledge into non-medical prescribing education

Walls, Elaine (2019) Embedding knowledge into non-medical prescribing education. British Journal of Nursing, 28 (10). pp. 634-637. ISSN 0966-0461

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2019.28.10.634

Abstract

This article focuses on the non-medical prescribing (NMP) module for community prescribers in a nurse education context. The module mainly attracts registered nurses (RNs) from community settings (such as health visiting, school nursing, district nursing and practice nursing), and is provided in higher education institutions (HEIs) as part of a specialist programme or a continuing workforce development module. The article discusses changes to the way the module was taught that can enhance student learning within the NMP module and facilitate wider success and confidence among community nurse prescribers. The move from Nursing and Midwifery Council standards for prescribing to a single competency framework from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has encouraged academics to revisit teaching strategies and consider an approach that offers wider student participation in learning. The use of technology-enhanced learning (TEL) in HEIs is part of national recommendations to improve the student experience and increase success.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B700 Nursing
X900 Others in Education
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Nursing, Midwifery and Health
Depositing User: Becky Skoyles
Date Deposited: 30 May 2019 07:50
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2019 03:30
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/39420

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