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Non Medical and Nurse Prescribing in Cardiology

EXTENDED SESSION: Developing your skills, confidence and competence as a Non Medical Prescriber in Cardiology

Jan Keenan

Consultant Nurse Cardiology and Non-Medical Prescribing Lead
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and
Teaching Fellow
Oxford Brookes University

• developing, demonstrating and maintaining continued competence in Nurse/Non Medical Prescribing in cardiology 
• developing confidence in prescribing practice 
• ensuring your practice is evidence based: guidelines and evidence  
• keeping your prescribing knowledge up-to-date: accessing education, training and resources 
• assessing and evaluating prescribing competence  
• ensuring you have the history-taking, clinical assessment and diagnosis skills to prescribe appropriately and effectively 
• measuring the impact of nurse medical prescribing on practice: audit and evaluation  
• my experience of nurse prescribing within cardiology nurse led clinics including rapid access chest pain clinics, the nurse-led follow-up service for patients who have undergone percutaneous coronary intervention, the  lipoprotein apheresis unit and pre admission clinics for elective cardiology patients 
• involving patients to improve adherence and outcomes 

Jan is delivering an extended session, with our delegates benefiting from her extensive knowledge and experience in the field of non medical prescribing in cardiology.  She is emphasising the importance of 'thinking hard' about your decisions being a key factor in developing competence in prescribing.