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HECS5323M
Module Reading List

Independent Prescribing for Pharmacists, 2019/20
Dr Mary-Claire Kennedy
m.c.kennedy@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

 INDEPENDENT AND SUPPLEMENTARY PRESCRIBING FOR NURSES, MIDWIVES AND PHARMACISTS READING LIST

 General Prescribing

 Essential

Nuttall, D & J, Rutt-Howard. 2015. The Textbook of Non-Medical PrescribingWiley-Blackwell. West Sussex. 

Desirable

Beckwith, S & P, Franklin. 2011. Oxford handbook of prescribing for nurses and allied health professionals. Oxford University Press. Oxford

Bradbury, H & B Strickland-Hodge. 2013. Practical prescribing for medical studentsSAGE Publications Ltd, Exeter. (An excellent text for all disciplines despite the medic title)

Strickland-Hodge B & MC Kennedy. 2019. The Prescribing Pharmacist. M & K Publishing. London. 

Nicholson, T & D, Singer. 2015. Pocket prescriberCRC Press. London.

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Assessment, Consultation and Decision Making 

Essential

Gill, C & M, Murphy. 2013. Communication and Patient Collaboration. Chapter one in: Practical prescribing for medical studentsEditors: Helen Bradbury & Barry Strickland-Hodge. Sage Publications Ltd. Exeter.  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Gill, C & Strickland-Hodge, B.  2019.  The consultation, diagnostic process and diagnosis and influences on prescribing.  Chapter two in: The Prescribing Pharmacist. Editors: Barry Strickland-Hodge & Mary-Claire Kennedy. M & K Publishing. London. 

Gill, C.  2019.  Patient clinical assessment.  Chapter three in: The Prescribing Pharmacist. Editors: Barry Strickland-Hodge & Mary-Claire Kennedy. M & K Publishing. London. 

Rawles, Z. B, Griffiths & T, Alexander. 2015. Physical Examination Procedures for Advanced Nurses and Independent Prescribers: Evidence and Rationale. Hodder Arnold. Zoe Rawles (Author) › Visit Amazon's Zoe Rawles Page Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

Thompson, C & D, Dowding. 2017. Clinical decision making and judgement in nursing. Churchill Livingstone. Edinburgh. 

Desirable

Bickley, L. 2016. Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking. 11th Edition. Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins. Philadelphia.

Molton, L. 2007. The Naked Consultation: A Practical Guide to Primary Care Consultation Skills. Radcliffe Publishing Ltd. 

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Influences and Psychology of Prescribing 

There are a number of good texts here, a couple are:

Arnold, E, C & K, Underman Boggs. 2015. Interpersonal Relationships Professional Communication Skills for Nurses. 7th Edition. Elsevier Health Sciences. London

Conner, M & P, Norman. 2015. Predicting and Changing Health Behaviour: Research and Practice with Social Cognition Models 3rd Edition. Open University Press

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

Franklin, P, M. 2017. Non-medical prescribing in the United Kingdom. Springer International Publishing. 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

Greenstein, B. 2015. Trounce's Clinical Pharmacology for Nurses. 18th Edition. Churchhill Livingstone Elsevier. London.

 Rang, H. M, Dale. J, Ritter & R, Flower. 2019.  Rang & Dale's Pharmacology. 9th Edition. Churchill Livingstone.

 Waller, D & T, Sampson. 2017. Medical Pharmacology & Therapeutics. Elsevier Health 

Also

Neal, M. 2015. Medical Pharmacology at a Glance8th 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. 2016. Stockley’s Drug Interactions. 11th Edition. Pharmaceutical Press. London.

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Calculations

Desirable

Harris, S. N & D, Shearer. 2013. Nurses! Test yourself in non-medical prescribingOpen University Press

 Lapham, R. 2015. Drug calculations for nurses: A step by step approach4th Edition.  Hodder Arnold.  London.

Ethics

 Avery, G2016. Law and Ethics in Nursing and Healthcare: An Introduction2rd Edition.  Sage Publications Ltd.

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 Pathophysiology

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

 Desirable

Golan, E & A, H Tashjian.  2016. Principles of Pharmacology. The pathophysiologic basis of drug therapy4th Edition. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. 

 McGavock, H. 2015. How Drugs Work: Basic Pharmacology for Healthcare Professionals. 4rd Edition. Radcliffe Publishing Ltd.

 Desirable

Basten, G. 2013. Blood results in clinical practice M&K Publishing

Bickley, L. 2016. Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking. 11th Edition, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins. Philadelphia.

Edwards, C & P, Stillman. 2016.  Minor illness or major disease? : the clinical pharmacist in the community.  6h Edition. Pharmaceutical Press

Pagana, K & T, J, Pagana. 2017. Mosby's diagnostic and laboratory test reference. 6th Edition. Mosby/Elsevier Publishing, Oxford.

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Clinical Governance

 McSherry, R & P, Pearce. 2011. Clinical Governance a Guide to implementation for Healthcare Professionals. 3rd Edition. Blackwell Publishing. Oxford.

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Reflective Practice

Boud, D., Keogh, R. and Walker, D., 1985. Promoting reflection in learning: A model. In Boud, D., Keogh, R. and Walker, D (eds) Reflection: Turning experience into learning. London. Kogan Page. pp 18-41.

Brookfield, S. 1995. Becoming a Critically Reflective TeacherSan-Francisco. Josey-Bass.

Moon, J. 2004. A handbook of reflective and experiential learning: Theory and Practice. London, Routledge.

Oelofsen, N. 2012. Developing reflective practice : a guide for students and practitioners of health and social careLantern Publishing Ltd. Oxfordshire

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

 Essential

General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC): 2017. Standards for pharmacy professionals.  Available here:https://www.pharmacyregulation.org/sites/default/files/standards_for_pharmacy_professionals_may_2017.pdf

National Institute For Health and Care Excellence (NICE): Medicines management: general and other. All NICE products on medicines management: Includes any guidance, advice, NICE Pathways and quality standards Available here: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/service-delivery--organisation-and-staffing/medicines-management/medicines-management--general-and-other#panel-pathways

Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC): 2015. The Code: Professional standards of practice and behaviour for nurses and midwives.  Available here:https://www.nmc.org.uk/globalassets/sitedocuments/nmc-publications/nmc-code.pdf

 Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS): 2017. Single Competency Framework for Prescribers

Desirable

Department of Health. 1989. Crown 1 Report of the Advisory Group on Nurse Prescribing. The Stationery Office. London.

Department of Health. 1999. Crown 2 Review of Prescribing, Supply and Administration of Medicines. The Stationery Office. London.

Department of Health. 2006a. The NHS (Miscellaneous Amendments Relating to Independent Prescribing) Regulations 2006. Statutory Instrument 2006 No. 913. The Stationery Office. London. Available here: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2006/913/pdfs/uksi_20060913_en.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.

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Bowers, D. A, House. D, Owens & Berwick, B. 2014.  Understanding Clinical Papers. 3rd Edition. John Wiley and Sons. Chichester.

Casey, D. L, Clark & S, Hayes. 2017. Study skills for Master's level students : a reflective approach for health and social care. 2nd Edition. Lantern Publishing Ltd; Second edition

Curtis, E & J, Cullen. 2017. Leadership and change for the health professional. 1st Edition. McGraw Hill Education. England. 

Dodds, L. 2013. Drugs in use : case studies for pharmacists and prescribers. 5th Edition. Pharmaceutical press. London. (A useful text for all disciplines despite the pharmacist title)

Healy D. 2016. Psychiatric Drugs Explained 6th Edition.  Elsevier Publishing, Oxford.

Hussey, D. 2012. Strategic management : from theory to implementationCRC Press. London.

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

This list was last updated on 03/12/2019