DescriptionThis book has been developed to help nurses who are in nurse practitioner roles by supporting them to develop their ‘advanced practice skills’. This book is intended to build on skills and knowledge that nurses will have acquired at staff nurse level. It is intended that this book will develop skills and knowledge which until recently have been more in the medical domain, such sexual history taking and physical assessment.
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List of Contributors viii
1 Defining Advanced Practice 1
2 Taking a Sexual History 21
3 Male Genital Examination 34
Yaswant (Ravi) Dass
4 Female Genital Examination 42
5 The Skin and the Lymphatic System 52
6 Examination of the Anus and Oral Cavity 63
Jennifer Browne and Matthew Grundy-Bowers
7 Legal Issues in Sexual Health 76
8 HIV Pre- and Post-Test Discussion 91
9 Health Promotion and Sexual Health 108
10 Women’s Sexual Health 126
11 Drugs and Pharmacology 163
12 Patient Group Directions and Nurse Prescribing 185
Cindy Gilmour and Jane Bickford