Based on last week’s reading, you now have an idea of the role of the APRN, and legal/professional issues in prescribing. As a future nurse practitioner, you have the authority, based on your state nurse practice act, to prescribe medications for the patients for whom you will provide care, and the responsibility of prescriptive authority is more than just simply writing a prescription correctly.
Discuss the role of advanced practice nursing in safe prescribing and 3 prescribing barriers for APRNs.
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2. A minimum of 2 paragraphs is required for all posts (initials and replies).
3. Support all posts with at least 2 cited peer review references within 5 years of publication (references cannot be older than 5 years).
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The book is this one
Teri Moser Woo, Marylou V. Robinson – Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice Nurse Prescribers (2015).pdf
According to Woo and Robinson (2015), Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (APRNs) have a high responsibility for complying with state laws regarding the prescription of medication to patients. While focusing on the State of Florida, the role of APRNs is profoundly impacted by policies and statutes enacted by the state and nursing board, which determines the extent of nurses’ servicer delivery.(403words)