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Research and Markets: Practice Nurse Survival Guide


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Practice Nurse Survival Guide" book to their offering.

Practice Nurses comprise the largest cohort of community nurses in the UK. The role of the PN is expanding, as are their duties, following the Quality and Outcomes Framework and the DH demand for Liberating the Talents. As such there are increasing numbers of new entrants to Practice Nursing, GPN Specialist Practitioner training and post registration study; this book will be a handy, practical reference for them.

Key Features

This book..

- adopts the successful Q&A format of all titles in the Survival Guide Series making it a highly readable and practical introductory text.

- is needed because the discipline of General Practice Nursing is considerably different from other nursing disciplines in Primary Care.

- provides an overview of General Practice, service provision and will consider the work environment; common roles, functions and responsibilities.

- discusses career paths, role expansion, role specialisation and associated career development.

Topics Covered

An Introduction to General Practice

Data Management in General Practice

Pursuing and Developing a Career in General Practice

Treatments, Tests and Investigations in General Practice

Long Term Conditions Management in General Practice

Additional Services

Triage and Minor Illness Management

Managing Clinical Emergencies in General Practice

Screening and Health Promotion Non Medical Prescribing in General Practice

Public Health in General Practice Multi-disciplinary and Interagency Working in General Practice


Jasmin Amoroso

For more information visit

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager.
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Healthcare and Medical Devices

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