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HECS3103
Module Reading List

Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for Nurses and Midwives, 2017/18
Catherine Gill
C.Gill@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Suggested Reading

It will be essential for all students to have a copy of: the current edition of the British national formulary.

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General Non-Medical Prescribing

Bath-Hextall F, J Lymn, R Knaggs and D Bowskill (Eds) 2010. The new prescriber : an integrated approach to medical and non-medical prescribing. Wiley-Blackwell. London

Beckwith, S. and Franklin, P. 2007. Oxford handbook of nurse prescribing . Oxford University Press. Oxford

Brookes, D and Smith A. 2007 Non-medical prescribing in healthcare practice : a toolkit for students and practitioners . Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

Courtenay, M and Butler, M. 2002 Essential nurse prescribing . Greenwich Medical, London

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Assessment, Consultation and Decision Making

Essential

Thompson, C & D. Dowding. 2002. Clinical decision making and judgement in nursing . Churchill Livingstone. Edinburgh. (A useful text for all disciplines despite the nursing title)

Desirable

Dowie, J & A. Elstein. 1988. Professional judgment : a reader in clinical decision making . University Press. Cambridge

Frazer, R. 1999. The consultation. In: Clinical method : a general practice approach. . Editor Fraser R. 3rd Edition. Butterworth Heinemann. Oxford.

Gleadle, J. 2007. History and examination at a glance . 2nd Edition. Blackwell Publishing. Oxford.

Jones, O. 2004. The hands-on guide to practical prescribing . Blackwell Publishing. Oxford.

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Influences and Psychology of Prescribing:

Essential

Rungapadiachy, D. M. 1999. Interpersonal communication and psychology for health care professionals : theory and practice . Butterworth-Heinemann. London.

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Prescribing in a Team Context

Essential

Brookes, D & A. Smith. 2007 Non-medical prescribing in healthcare practice : a toolkit for students and practitioners . Palgrave Macmillan. London.

Collins, B & R. Hobbs. 1998. Prescribing in primary care . Oxford University Press. London.

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Update on Relevant Aspects of Basic and Applied Therapeutics

A current textbook of clinical pharmacology. There are many and most students would benefit from looking through the University Library pharmacology section to choose a text that suits them. For example the current edition of the Oxford Textbook of Clinical Pharmacology and Drug Therapy.

Essential

Walker, R and Whittlesea, C (Eds.) 2007 Clinical pharmacy and therapeutics Churchill Livingston 4th Edition

Desirable

Rang, H. P. M. Dale. J. Ritter. P. Moore. 2006. Pharmacology 6th Edition. Churchill Livingstone. London.

Also

Neal, M. 2005. Medical pharmacology at a glance , 5th Edition. Blackwell Publishing. London.

The ‘at a glance’ series of texts are excellent though the text is very abbreviated and relies on some prior knowledge. Others in the series include Medical Statistics at a Glance, which might also be useful to look at.

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Drug Interactions

Essential

Baxter, K (Ed) 2008 Stockley's drug interactions : a source book of interactions, their mechanisms, clinical importance and management. . Pharmaceutical Press. London

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Calculations

Desirable

Coben, D and Atere-Roberts, E 2005 Calculations for nursing and healthcare 2nd edition. Palgrave Macmillan, London

Downie, G, Mackenzie, J and Williams, A. 2006 Calculating drug doses safely : a handbook for nurses and midwives . Churchill Livingstone Elsevier London

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Ethics

Wingfield, J and Badcott, D. 2007 Pharmacy ethics and decision making . Pharmaceutical Press, London

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A Textbook of Pathophysiology

It is important that this aspect of therapeutics is understood if the disease process is to be managed effectively over time.

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Golan, E, Tashjian A H et al 2008. Principles of pharmacology : the pathophysiologic basis of drug therapy Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2nd edition

Novak, T & G. Handford. 2000. Essentials of pathophysiology : concepts and applications for health care professionals . McGraw-Hill Education. London.

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Principles and Methods of Monitoring

Essential

Courtenay, M & M. Griffiths. (Eds). 2004. Independent and supplementary prescribing : an essential guide . Greenwich Medical Media. London.

Desirable

Bickley, L. S. 2003. Bates' guide to physical examination and history taking. . 8th Edition, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins. Philadelphia.

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Evidence Based Practice

Essential

Edwards, C and Stillman P (Eds.) 2006 Minor illness or major disease? : the clinical pharmacist in the community 4th edition. Pharmaceutical Press

Bowers, D, House, A and Owens, D. 2006 Understanding clinical papers 2nd Edition. John Wiley and Sons, Chichester.

Desirable

Nordenstrom, J. 2007. Evidence-based medicine in Sherlock Holmes' footsteps . Blackwell Publishing. Oxford.

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Clinical Governance in Relation to Independent and Supplementary Prescribing

This is a new area and therefore general clinical governance texts might be useful. The lecturers involved will offer other suggestions as appropriate.

Swage, T. 2000. Clinical governance in health care practice . Butterworth Heinemann. Oxford.

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Essential

The reports below are important to give an overview to the development of independent and supplementary prescribing for nurses and midwives and pharmacists.

National Prescribing Centre. 2006. Maintaining competency in prescribing : an outline framework to help pharmacist supplementary prescribers . 2nd edition NPC. (Available on-line from the NPC)

National Prescribing Centre Plus. 2007. A competency framework for shared decision-making with patients : achieving concordance for taking medicines . First Edition. Medicines partnership programme. (Available on line from the NPC)

Desirable

Department of Health. 1989. Report of the Advisory Group on Nurse Prescribing . The Stationery Office. London.

Department of Health. 1998 Review of prescribing, supply & administration of medicines : a report on the supply and administration of medicines under group protocols. . The Stationery Office London

Department of Health. 1999. Review of prescribing, supply & administration of medicines : final report. . The Stationery Office. London.

National Prescribing Centre. 2003. Maintaining competency in prescribing : an outline framework to help nurse prescribers . NPC. (Available on line from the NPC)

Department of Health. 2006a. The NHS (Miscellaneous Amendments Relating to Independent Prescribing) Regulations 2006. Statutory Instrument 2006 No. 913. The Stationery Office. London. [pdf]

Department of Health. 2006b. Improving patients' access to medicines : a guide to implementing nurse and pharmacist independent prescribing within the NHS in England . The Stationery Office. London.

Nursing and Midwifery Council. 2006. ‘ Standards of proficiency for nurse and midwife prescribers ’ 28.4.06.

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Prescribing in the Public Health Context

Essential

Masterson, A & D. Humphris. 2000. New Role Development: taking a strategic approach. Ch 10 In: Humphris, D & Masterson, A. (Eds). Developing new clinical roles : a guide for health professionals . Churchill Livingstone. London.

Hill, A. S. Griffiths. S. Gillam. 2007. Public health and primary care : partners in population health . Oxford University Press. Oxford.

Desirable

Bradley, P & A. Burls. 1999. Ethics in public and community health . Routledge. London.

Dowie, J & A. Elstein. 1988. Professional judgment : a reader in clinical decision making . Cambridge University Press. Cambridge.

Frazer, R. 1999. The consultation. In: Clinical method : a general practice approach. Editor Fraser, R. 3rd Edition. Butterworth Heinemann. Oxford.

Thompson, C & D. Dowding. 2002. Clinical decision making and judgement in nursing . Churchill Livingstone. Edinburgh. (A useful text for all disciplines despite the nursing title)

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Additional Reading for Masters Level Students

Banyard, P. 2002. Psychology in practice : health . Hodder Arnold. Oxford.

Dodds, L. 2004. Drugs in use : clinical case studies for pharmacists . 3rd Edition. Pharmaceutical press. London. (A useful text for all disciplines despite the pharmacist title)

Duffy, M. & E. Griffin. 2000. Facilitating organisational change in primary care : a manual for team members . Radcliffe Medical Press. Oxford.

Hickey, J. R. Ouimette & S. Venegoni. 2000. Advanced practice nursing : changing roles and clinical applications . 2nd Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. London. (A useful text for all disciplines despite the nursing title)

Hussey, D. 2000. How to manage organisational change . 2nd Edition. Kogan Page. London.

Walsh, M. S. Reveley & A. Crumbie. (Eds.) 2001. Nurse practitioners : clinical skills and professional issues . Butterworth-Heinemann. Oxford. (A useful text for all disciplines despite the nursing title)

Stein, D. Lerer, B and Stahl, S. (Eds.) 2005 Evidence-based psychopharmacology Cambridge University Press

Golan, E, Tashjian A H et al 2008. Principles of pharmacology : the pathophysiologic basis of drug therapy Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2nd edition

Dhillon, S and Kostrzewski A (Eds.) 2006. Clinical pharmacokinetics Pharmaceutical Press

Bowers, D House, A and Owens D 2006. Understanding clinical papers 2nd edition Wiley

Healy D. 2005 Psychiatric drugs explained 4th edition Elsevier

Moore A and McQuay H. 2006 Bandolier's little book of making sense of the medical evidence . Oxford University Press

This list was last updated on 07/09/2010