Dying / terminal care

It is within a nurse practitioner’s ability to prescribe medicines and refer to other health professionals within their individual areas of competence. [1]

Aligns with Nurse Practitioner standards for practice including:

Statement 2.3:

NPs consider quality use of medicines and therapeutic interventions using their comprehensive knowledge when planning care.

Statement 3.1:

NPs use professional knowledge when prescribing indicated non-pharmacological and pharmacological interventions.

Statement 3.2:

NPs manage episodes of care, establishing and maintaining respectful relationships with people at the centre of care.

Link to Standards

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