From the Back Cover
In this new era of healthcare, the importance of ContinuingProfessional Development (CPD) cannot be underestimated.Non–Medical Prescribers have a responsibility to themselves, theiremployer and their patients to keep up–to–date with developments inthis fast–moving area of healthcare. This book looks at the currentcontext of CPD in this area and provides guidance for facilitation.
The book is divided into three clear sections. The first looksat general principles of CPD and considers overarching andorganisational issues such as clinical governance. The secondsection looks at specific approaches adopted by individuals/truststo facilitate CPD, for example e–learning and how to keepup–to–date with pharmacology. The final section is a resourcesection, which includes a number of usable documents relating toeach chapter that identify further resources and include practicalideas, tools and objects.
- Includes legal and professional frameworks
- Tied in closely with the latest government guidelines andstandards, including guidance from the NMC as well as the RoyalPharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (RPSBG)
- Includes contributions from health professionals from a varietyof backgrounds
- Suitable for Non–Medical Prescribers, as well as theirmanagers, practice managers and prescribing leads responsible forproviding CPD
About the Author
is Senior Lecturer in the School of Health& Social Care, Oxford Brookes University, where she leads theNon–Medical Prescribing Course. She is also a visiting diabetesspecialist nurse at a GP practice and a nurse prescriber. Jan Keenan
is Consultant Nurse in Cardiac Medicine at OxfordRadcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust. She is the Organisational CPD leadand Nursing Lead for non–medical prescribing, and a nurseprescriber.