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.
The course runs in January 2021 and May 2021.
MAY: Thursday 6, 13 and 20 May 2021
JUNE: Thursday 3, 10 and 17 June 2021
JULY: Thursday 1, 8, 15 and 22 July 2021
Module Submission date: Thursday 29 July 2021
Optional study days: Thursday 21 October 2021, Sunday 21 November 2021.
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.