TITLE

Why has the Nurse Practitioner been granted Prescribing Privileges?

AUTHOR(S)
Lumby, Judy; Robins, Michelle; Woods, Michelle
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Pharmacy Practice & Research;Dec2010, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p259
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
57406714

 

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