The consultation Demonstrate up to date clinical and pharmaceutical knowledge relevant to own area of practice. (HWB8 L3, IK2 L3).
Demonstrate proficiency in patient assessment and examination to underpin a working diagnosis, which generates treatment options for the patient. Refers when appropriate. Always follows up treatment. (HWB2 L3, HWB6 L3, HWB7 L3, HWB8 L3).
Establishes a relationship based on trust and mutual respect. Sees patients as partners in the consultation. (IK3 L3, C3, HWB4 L3).
Applies the principles of concordance. (C3). Demonstrate proficiency in communicating and consulting effectively with patients and carers. (C3).
Demonstrate the ability to monitor therapeutic responses and modify treatment or make appropriate referrals. (HWB5 L3, HWB6 L3).
In depth knowledge and understanding of holistic assessment and formulation of a treatment package which might involve drug therapy. (HWB2 L4, HWB6 L3).
Demonstrate sound awareness of own limitations.
Does not compromise patient safety.
Work within professional and organisational standards. Exercises accountability and takes personal responsibility for prescribing decisions. (HWB1 L3, HWB6 L3, HWB7 L3).
Demonstrates numeracy skills with relation to safe drug administration. Actively participate in the review and development of prescribing practice. (HWB2 L3).
Demonstrate safe, evidence based, clinically appropriate and cost effective prescribing practice. Is able to identify appropriate products which are evidence based. (G4 L3).
Develop and document Clinical Management Plans, where appropriate in partnership with Independent Prescriber and patient. (HWB2 L3, HWB5 L3).
Writes safe and legal Prescriptions. (HWB10 L3).
Always advise patient on effects and risks and monitor response to treatment. (HWB4 L3).
To also consider non-prescription advice. (HWB4 L4).
Prescribing in context Know how to access relevant information. Can appraise and apply information in practice. (IK3 L3).
Demonstrate appreciation of, and the ability to evaluate appropriate responses to local and national policies and legislation that impact on prescribing practice. (IK2 L2, IK3 L3).
Work effectively in partnership with Independent Prescribers, other colleagues and the wider health team to benefit patients. (HWB1 L3).
Effectively document consultations, diagnoses, plans of care and prescriptions. (HWB5 L3, HWB6 L3).