We are currently updating the website to provide enhanced features as part of RCNi Plus. If you come across any unusual functionality during this period or have feedback about the changes to the website, please contact customer services
Nursing studies

Medicines management for nursing students: what you need to know

Do you feel daunted by this area of practice? Read expert advice on five key issues
Drug calculations

Do you feel daunted by this area of nursing practice? Here, we draw on guidance and expert advice, plus the experience of a third-year student, to support your learning

Medication management is an essential part of nursing practice, but as a complex and wide-ranging subject, it can be a daunting one for nursing students.

From administration routes and doses and contraindications and side effects, to effective communication with patients and safe storage and disposal of medicines, there is a lot to consider.

To help break these issues down, we asked five questions fundamental to safe medication practice.

1. What are my professional and legal responsibilities in relation to medication management?

The section of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)

...

Want to read more?

Subscribe for unlimited access

Enjoy 1 month's access for £1 and get:

  • Full access to mentalhealthpractice.com
  • Bi-monthly digital edition
  • RCNi Portfolio and interactive CPD quizzes
  • RCNi Learning with 200+ evidence-based modules
  • 10 articles a month from any other RCNi journal

This article is not available as part of an institutional subscription. Why is this?

Jobs