Independent Prescribing  CPPD

This module aims to provide you with:

  • The necessary training in the theory and practice of independent prescribing
  • The ability to develop and consolidate skills in the assessment, diagnosis and management of common ophthalmic conditions
  • The ability to recognise and appropriately manage sight-threatening disease.

Dates

Online Launch Date: 16th October 2017
Face-to-Face Dates: 13th and 14th November 2017
Exam Date: 24th January 2018

Course Information

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Apply by 9th October 2017 Home / EU - £900; Overseas - £1800 OVM053 Apply Now

Eligibility

  • You should normally be a UK-registered optometrist satisfying all legal requirements to be eligible to practise in the UK
  • You should also be registered with the General Optical Council
  • Overseas optometrists will be accepted on an ad-hoc basis providing your undergraduate syllabus and clinical responsibilities are similar to those of a UK optometrist.
  • You must have completed the OVM050 - Principles of Therapeutics & OVM051 - Principles of Prescribing module before applying for this module.

English Requirements

For those students whose first language is not English, the following qualification is also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0

Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.

Teaching and Assessment

Online Launch Date: 16th October 2017
Face-to-Face Dates: 13th and 14th November 2017
Exam Date: 24th January 2018

Application Deadline: