The aims of the course are to:
- Enable achievement of outcomes that meet the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s (RPS) A Competency Framework for all Prescribers (2016) in order to prescribe safely and effectively.
- Develop a systematic understanding of the processes and context of non-medical prescribing.
- Apply principles of prescribing in the practice context to demonstrate skills-based competency.
This course will enable you to achieve the outcomes that meet the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s (RPS) A Competency Framework for all Prescribers (2016) in order to prescribe safely and effectively.
Who is it for?
This course is designed for experienced Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals to gain the skills needed to be a Non-medical Prescriber.
There are 10 required study days one day a week, two optional study days and a Pharmacology exam. There is a practice-based component for which you need to complete 90 clinical hours and a Practice-based portfolio.
SEP: Thursday 16, 23 and 30 September 2021
OCT: Thursday 14, 21 and 28 October 2021
NOV: Thursday 4, 11, 18 and 25 November 2021
Module Exam date: Tuesday 16 December 2021
Please note: applications for this module will not be considered unless you meet all the entry requirements. This is an extremely popular module and applications will be considered on a first come first serve basis.
This course can be taken as part of an MSc programme or as a stand-alone CPD course offering 30 credits at level 7.
This course is worth 30 credits toward eligible programmes.