Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

NURSPRAC 717 Special Topic: Practicum for RN Designated Prescribers

30 Points

Semester 1 and 2


Prerequisites: NURSING 742, NURSING 773, NURSING 785


The aim of this course is to prepare registered nurses to apply for prescribing rights as Designated Prescribers. The course will give nurses 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.

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