CPD for Non-Medical Prescribers: A Practical Guide by Marion Waite, Jan Keenan

By Marion Waite, Jan Keenan

During this new period of healthcare, the significance of constant specialist improvement can't be underestimated.  Non-Medical Prescribers have a accountability to themselves, their corporation and their sufferers to maintain updated with advancements during this fast-moving quarter of healthcare. This ebook appears to be like on the present context of CPD during this quarter and gives tips for facilitation.

The booklet is split into 3 transparent sections. the 1st seems at common ideas of CPD and considers overarching and organisational concerns reminiscent of scientific governance. the second one part seems at particular techniques followed by means of individuals/trusts to facilitate CPD, for instance e-learning and the way to maintain updated with pharmacology. the ultimate part is a source part which incorporates a variety of usable records in relation to every one bankruptcy which establish additional assets and contain functional principles, instruments and gadgets.

  • Includes felony frameworksContent:
    Chapter 1 maintaining thus far with felony Frameworks for Non?Medical Prescribing (pages 1–16): Marion Waite
    Chapter 2 Prescribing perform from the Employer's point of view: the reason for CPD inside of Non?Medical Prescribing (pages 17–31): Anne Smith and Sanjay Desai
    Chapter three Writing and holding a Non?Medical Prescribing coverage to your business enterprise (pages 33–46): Michael Fanning
    Chapter four establishing CPD for Non?Medical Prescribers at a neighborhood point (pages 47–62): Fiona Peniston?Bird
    Chapter five utilizing E?learning for CPD inside Non?Medical Prescribing (pages 63–81): Marion Waite
    Chapter 6 motion studying and studying units (pages 83–94): Jan Keenan
    Chapter 7 maintaining thus far with Pharmacology (pages 95–116): Nicola Stoner
    Chapter eight establishing CPD for Non?Medical Prescribers in a basic perform surroundings (pages 117–127): Mandy Fry
    Chapter nine establishing and working a magazine membership for Non?Medical Prescribers (pages 129–139): Dan Lasserson

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Continuing professional development (CPD) The organisation will need to ensure that all prescribers undertake their professional responsibility to participate in CPD and that training needs are included in personal development plans and linked to the appropriate knowledge and skills framework. Organisations should develop fora to support non-medical prescribing CPD activities and these should be made known to prescribers. g. org). Associations with the pharmaceutical industry Prescribers will need to be aware of the guidance from their own organisation and the DH on working with representatives from the pharmacy industry.

2007) Government targets: getting the best from non-medical prescribing. In Brookes D. and Smith A. (Eds) Non-medical Prescribing in Healthcare Practice. A Toolkit for Students and Practitioners. Basingstoke, Palgrave. Van Zwanenberg, T. (2001) Clinical governance in primary care: from blind-eye to no-blame culture in one short leap? British Journal of Clinical Governance 6(2): 83–86. uk/ 3 Writing and Maintaining a Non-Medical Prescribing Policy for Your Organisation Michael Fanning Introduction The advent of non-medical prescribing has introduced a new and exciting era for a whole range of health professionals and the act of prescribing has dramatically changed the dynamics of the health-care team.

Attendance at a training event will constitute continued education but non-medical prescribers will need to reflect on what they have learned and how this will change their practice, which is activity that more closely reflects CPD (Hancox 2002). Simply being in attendance at events or conferences can be a passive activity and is insufficient to fully internalise the learning that has been achieved. Reflecting on and potentially changing practice or disseminating new knowledge as a result of these events demonstrates a critical approach and active engagement, thereby equating with a more dynamic approach to practice and personal development.

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