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Expanding Authority to Prescribe Medications

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Registered Nurses who meet the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) standard for Endorsement as a Nurse Practitioners have been authorised to prescribe under s 95 of the National Health Practitioner Regulation National Law in each jurisdiction.

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There is an increasing trend for other health practitioners to be authorised to prescribe albeit in limited circumstances to improve client access to healthcare.

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Linda Starr
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Dr Linda Starr has undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications in general, mental health nursing, law, education and a PhD in legal issues in elder abuse. Linda has extensive experience as an RN in metropolitan and rural locations, in general nursing, mental health, forensic health, aged care and management. She has held senior positions in academia, including the dean of the School of Nursing and Midwifery. Linda has publications in health law and forensic health issues. Linda is an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Flinders University and a consultant educator in health law and ethics for nurses, midwives and carers. She is chair of the SA Board of Nursing and Midwifery, fellow of the College of Nursing Australia, foundation president of the Australian Forensic Nurses Association, member on the School of Health Academic Advisory Board for Open Colleges and the international member on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Forensic Nursing.
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Carly Leeuw
13 Jan 2022
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Ursula Wulff
28 Jan 2020
Good info for endorsed midwives.
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Nichole Nott
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MATTHEW DAVIDSON
14 Nov 2021
New information
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Grace Chau
01 Mar 2020
Quite insightful and helpful to what is required as a Nurse Practitioner.
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