Independent and Supplementary Non Medical Prescribing  CPPD

Course Information

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Register your interest for the October 2017 intake Home / EU - £2,000 NMM110 Register Interest

Course Content

The intention of this module is to enable appropriately qualified experienced nurses and Allied Health Care Professionals (chiropodists/podiatrists and physiotherapists) to enhance their scope of professional practice by facilitating their development into competent/proficient prescribers. This is keeping with the standards as set out by the NMC (2006), HCPC (2005) & the Department of Health (2006).

Collaborative interprofessional approaches will enrich your learning opportunities and encourage you to acquire, critically explore, share, apply and synthesize specialist knowledge and technical expertise fundamental in accountable, proficient prescribing of medicinal products.

Module Dates

Applications will be opening again in September 2018 for the next intake in January 2019.

This module consists of 26 study days and 90 hours of supervision.


Non EEA students can only apply as part of a programme, not as a stand-alone module.

  • A current professional registration with a relevant professional/statutory body (NMC/HCPC)
  • A relevant first degree (minimum 2.2 & above) or higher level 7/MSc qualifications
  • Support from employer that you will be given 26 days to attend this module and 12 days (12 x 7.5 hours) for supervised practice under the supervision of a designated medical practitioner/supervisor/assessor.
  • Eligible Medical Practitioner who is willing to supervise you.
  • Relevant work experience – minimum 3 years. You must provide evidence you have experience in the field in which you intend to prescribe.
  • Evidence of an ability to undertake physical assessment.

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.

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