Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

NURSPRAC 717 - Practicum for RN Designated Prescribers

30 Points

Semester 1 and 2



Prepares registered nurses to apply for prescribing rights as Designated Prescribers. Provides nurses with the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in the application of pharmacotherapeutic concepts to prescribing as a designated prescriber. This includes direct supervision of prescribing activities in the clinical area and the ability to work closely and effectively in a multidisciplinary team environment.


Prerequisite: NURSING 742, 773, 785 

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