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Prescriptive Authority and Nursing: a comparative analysis of Brazil and Canada.

Bellaguarda ML, Nelson S, Padilha MI, Caravaca-Morera JA - Rev Lat Am Enfermagem (2015 Nov-Dec)

Bottom Line: A comparative study between two different scenarios; this comparison was not performed between the two countries because Canada does not standardize this practice, which is legally established and is considered as an advanced professional knowledge area in Brazil.Prescibing medication by nurses in Brazil and Ontario follows current legislation and training proccess in each context.There are some challenges to be overcome in ensuring the visibility and consolidation of the practice by nurses in these realities: guarantee of professional competence, credibility, acceptability, and the respectability of clientele in your professional scope by other health professionals.

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Affiliation: Associação Brasileira de Enfermagem, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To analyse the differences between medication prescriptions by nurses in Brazil and Ontario, Canada.

Methods: A comparative study between two different scenarios; this comparison was not performed between the two countries because Canada does not standardize this practice, which is legally established and is considered as an advanced professional knowledge area in Brazil.

Results: Prescription is a professional position to be occupied by nurses. However, there is tension surrounding this practice because it is perceived as a threat to privileges or traditions of other health professionals. Prescibing medication by nurses in Brazil and Ontario follows current legislation and training proccess in each context.

Conclusions: There are some challenges to be overcome in ensuring the visibility and consolidation of the practice by nurses in these realities: guarantee of professional competence, credibility, acceptability, and the respectability of clientele in your professional scope by other health professionals.

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Prescriptive Authority and Nursing: a comparative analysis of Brazil and Canada.

Bellaguarda ML, Nelson S, Padilha MI, Caravaca-Morera JA - Rev Lat Am Enfermagem (2015 Nov-Dec)

- Comparison of nursing prescription between Brazil andOntario/Canada.
© Copyright Policy - open-access
Related In: Results  -  Collection

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f1: - Comparison of nursing prescription between Brazil andOntario/Canada.
Bottom Line: A comparative study between two different scenarios; this comparison was not performed between the two countries because Canada does not standardize this practice, which is legally established and is considered as an advanced professional knowledge area in Brazil.Prescibing medication by nurses in Brazil and Ontario follows current legislation and training proccess in each context.There are some challenges to be overcome in ensuring the visibility and consolidation of the practice by nurses in these realities: guarantee of professional competence, credibility, acceptability, and the respectability of clientele in your professional scope by other health professionals.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Associação Brasileira de Enfermagem, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To analyse the differences between medication prescriptions by nurses in Brazil and Ontario, Canada.

Methods: A comparative study between two different scenarios; this comparison was not performed between the two countries because Canada does not standardize this practice, which is legally established and is considered as an advanced professional knowledge area in Brazil.

Results: Prescription is a professional position to be occupied by nurses. However, there is tension surrounding this practice because it is perceived as a threat to privileges or traditions of other health professionals. Prescibing medication by nurses in Brazil and Ontario follows current legislation and training proccess in each context.

Conclusions: There are some challenges to be overcome in ensuring the visibility and consolidation of the practice by nurses in these realities: guarantee of professional competence, credibility, acceptability, and the respectability of clientele in your professional scope by other health professionals.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus