It is interesting that over two-thirds reported that the Nurse Prescribers' Formulary (NPF) (British Medical Asssociation (BMA), 2013) did not cover their prescribing needs and gave examples of products they would like to be able to prescribe
, including antibiotics, analgesics, treatment for diarrhoea, allergic rhinitis and creams for the skin.
Managed care organizations (MCOs) provide this information because they want doctors to prescribe
The goal of the event was to lay the groundwork for an actionable framework capable of supporting the education, regulation and deployment of RNs in Canada who are able to autonomously diagnose illnesses and injuries and to prescribe
tests and treatments (including, but not limited to, medications).
The Alberta Medical Association has raised questions about patient safety, quality of care and potential conflicts of interest by people who will prescribe
and sell drugs.
In the spring of 2001, many seed companies offered their customers the opportunity to purchase corn hybrids with either Gaucho or Prescribe
insecticide applied to the seed.
As such, they are qualified to prescribe
within their field of competence from the NPF.
Hurwitz may not be the only physician in the country who is willing to prescribe
narcotics for chronic pain, but there are few enough that patients travel hundreds of miles to see them.
During the next 12 months, what is the likelihood physicians will prescribe
or recommend Daytrana, the ADHD patch from Shire Pharmaceuticals, for children with ADHD?
COMMUNITY AND specialist nurses who have completed prescribing education, will be able to prescribe
under a Nursing Council proposal, now out for consultation.
Are physicians likely to prescribe
Peramivir for patients with serious/mild flu symptoms?
After well over a decade of advocating for nurse prescribing, nurse practitioners (NP) will now be able to prescribe
a range of medicines.
Even if doctors are careful about what they prescribe
, patients can cause problems when they don't follow instructions.
Restrictions to the medication an individual NP can access is identified through a description of their clinical area of practice and by authorisation to prescribe
included on their APC.
The sixth competency identifies the following as essential skills: uses professional judgment to prescribe
; collaborates and consults with the client, family, and other health professionals over prescribing; prescribes
within legislative framework; understands use, implications, contra-indications and interactions of prescription medication; understands age related implications of medications; evaluates the effectiveness of the client's response; demonstrates an ability to limit and manage adverse reactions; recognises situations of drug misuse; and understands the regulatory framework of prescribing.
Are healthcare professionals more willing to prescribe
generic drugs today than they were a year ago?