Preparing for prescriptive privileges: A standard for the psychiatric-mental health preceptorship

Ann Hales, Judith F. Karshmer, Jacquelyn Williams, Alison Smalley Mann, Leslie K. Robbins

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Abstract

TOPIC. Establishing a standard for preparation for prescriptive authority for advanced practice psychiatric nurses. PURPOSE. To outline a best practice standard for the clinical and prescriptive authority preceptorship. SOURCES. NACNS and NONPF competencies and practice guidelines. CONCLUSIONS. The authors recommend a clinical preceptorship with planned faculty monitoring, clinical logs, case studies, and group supervision to prepare the psychiatric-mental health advanced practice nurse to serve within the expanded prescribing role.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)93-103
Number of pages11
JournalPerspectives in Psychiatric Care
Volume40
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 2004

Keywords

  • Curricula development
  • Prescriptive authority
  • Psychiatric advanced practice nurses

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Phychiatric Mental Health

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