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Medicines Management for Nursing Associates
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Medicines Management for Nursing Associates

First edition


January 2021 | 192 pages | Learning Matters

The first medicines management textbook for trainee nursing associates!

Effectively managing and administering medicines is a core responsibility for all nursing associates. To help trainee nursing associates master these skills, this book covers everything from understanding the fundamental legal and professional requirements, to developing essential drug calculations skills. By breaking down this often-overwhelming subject into manageable chunks, the book guides students through it all, step-by-step, with the help of insightful case studies and activities.

Key features:

  • Fully mapped to the new NMC standards of proficiency for nursing associates (2018)
  • Activities and other learning features help trainees get to grips with the key skills
  • Wide-ranging case studies covering all fields and environments show how this knowledge applies to practice.

ABOUT THE SERIES: The Understanding Nursing Associate Practice series (UNAP) is a new collection of books uniquely designed to support trainee Nursing Associates throughout their training and into a professional career.

 
Chapter 1: Legal and professional considerations for medicines management
 
Chapter 2: The human body, ageing and the disease process
 
Chapter 3: Principles of pharmacology
 
Chapter 4: Safe medicine administration
 
Chapter 5: Numeracy skills for drug calculations
 
Chapter 6: Medication management in the modern age
 
Chapter 7: Case studies: applying principles to practice

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