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Medicines Management for Nursing Associates
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Medicines Management for Nursing Associates

Second edition


May 2024 | 200 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. This book covers everything a trainee nursing associate needs to master, from understanding the fundamental legal and professional requirements to developing essential drug calculations skills. This often-overwhelming subject is broken down into manageable chunks, with students taken step-by-step through the theory before practicing what they’ve learnt with the help of insightful case studies and activities.

Key features:

  • Written specifically to address the unique experiences, challenges and requirements of the nursing associate role and fully mapped to the NMC standards of proficiency (2018).
  • Activities help trainees get to grips with the key skills and responsibilities of the role and allow them to practice calculations.
  • Wide-ranging case studies cover all fields and a variety of clinical settings to 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

Developing the Nursing Associate Programme at the moment and looking at all resources to support the modules.

Mr Mark Thomas Lees
Faculty of Health Sciences & Sport , Stirling University
May 29, 2024

Comprehensive and complete. Excellent resource for Trainee nursing associates during training and after registration.

Mrs Debra Michelle Jackson
Nursing, Salford University
May 3, 2024

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