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Table 1 Indicative Content for Nurse Prescribing Courses

From: Pharmacology education for nurse prescribing students – a lesson in reusable learning objects

1 Consultation, decision-making and therapy including referral.
2 Influences on and psychology of prescribing.
3 Prescribing in a team context.
4 Clinical pharmacology including the effects of co-morbidity.
5 Evidence-based practice and clinical governance in relation to nurse prescribing.
6 Legal, policy and ethical aspects.
7 Professional accountability and responsibility.
8 Prescribing in the public health context.
  1. This table shows the indicative content for nurse prescribing courses as detailed by the Nursing & Midwifery Council [5]