Why has the Nurse Practitioner been granted Prescribing Privileges?

Lumby, Judy; Robins, Michelle; Woods, Michelle
December 2010
Journal of Pharmacy Practice & Research;Dec2010, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p259
Academic Journal
The article discusses why nurse practitioners in Australia have been granted prescribing privileges. Topics include a brief history of the introduction of nurse practitioners into the Australian professional health workforce, the role of nurse practitioners in Australia, and the challenges for Australian pharmacists regarding specific rules for prescriptions written by nurse practitioners.


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