Continuing Professional Development (short course)
Module code: MOD001964
Module level: 6
Module credits: 30 credits
IMPORTANT: Please select 'SPONSOR' as your source of funding when you apply
Non-Medical Prescribing prepares you to prescribe medicines from the BNF, within your area of competence, and to assist you in extending your practice. You’ll learn to prescribe safely, appropriately and cost-effectively, as both an independent and supplementary prescriber.
You’ll already be a fully qualified nurse, midwife, pharmacist, physiotherapist, chiropodist or podiatrist, and you’ll be registered with your relevant professional body. You may be interested in this course because:
On successful completion of this programme, you’ll be qualified to prescribe any medicine for any medical condition within your field of competence, including some controlled drugs. You’ll learn to prescribe safely, appropriately and cost-effectively, both as an independent and supplementary prescriber.
Your success on this programme will be determined on the basis of:
This course is intended for qualified nurses, midwives, pharmacists, physiotherapists, chiropodists and podiatrists.
The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, with over 6,000 students from more than 20 countries.
With 95% of our students finding full-time employment within six months of graduating, you can be sure that our courses have been designed with your career in mind. We’ve been educating nurses, midwives and social workers for over 25 years.
At the cutting edge of research, we offer a range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses taught by friendly, supportive and experienced staff.With over 150 research students across our three doctoral programmes (PhD; DProf and EdD), we provide the multi-disciplinary perspective and potential for academic debate that reflects our position as a leader in practitioner-focused and practice-led research studies.
Designed to enhance your learning experience, our facilities include state-of-the-art simulated skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations and UK hospital wards. Our students also benefit from our Early Childhood Research and Resource Centre; a space in which they can experiment with equipment and play activities.
You’ll study in an exciting, modern faculty which has strong links with regional, national and international organisations, including healthcare trusts, social services, local and regional authorities, schools and academic institutions.
Your enthusiasm. Our passion. Your best foot forward.
Our striking, modern campus sits by the riverside in Chelmsford's University and Innovation Quarter.
Guild House is our dedicated healthcare campus in the historic city of Peterborough.
If you require NHS contract funding, please speak to your manager before applying.
To access this course, you must:
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