Prescribing for Healthcare Professionals Other PG Award

This module will:

Prepare nurses, midwives, pharmacists, podiatrists and physiotherapists to prescribe as independent and supplementary prescribers and radiographers to prescribe as supplementary prescribers

Allow experienced non medical health professionals to enhance their knowledge, and gain critical awareness of contemporary issues in order to become safe, competent and effective prescribers, within current legal and professional guidelines

Enable successful students to record their prescribing qualification with the relevant professional body

Other PG Award Award
September, January Start
Part-time Study Mode
5 months Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

Applicants for this module should hold professional registration with their relevant professional body.

In addition, nurses and allied health professionals should have a minimum of three years' experience. The DMP will be a GP, consultant or registrar.

All applicants should demonstrate clinical competency in the area of practice in which they intend to prescribe and have support from their employing organisation. Applicants must also have access to an approved Community Nurse Prescriber for mentorship purposes.

Applicants are also required to provide a current DBS (formerly CRB) check and to demonstrate numerical competency and the ability to study at an appropriate level.

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