Activity 13.2: Reflective practice

In a group or as an individual identify those practitioners who you have worked with who are prescribers and identity the context in which they are able to prescribe medicines.

Independent prescribers

  • doctors
  • dentists
  • nurse independent prescribers
  • pharmacist independent prescribers
  • optometrist independent prescribers
  • physiotherapists
  • podiatrists
  • therapeutic radiologists

Supplementary prescribers

  • nurses/midwives
  • pharmacists
  • diagnostic radiographers
  • therapeutic radiographers
  • optometrists
  • dietitians

More professions are being considered including paramedics.