Community Practitioner Nurse Prescribing (V100)

Continuing Professional Development (short course)

Chelmsford, Cambridge

6 weeks

Module code: MOD001936, MOD001984

Module level: 6 and 7

Module credits: 15 credits

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Number of places: 25


This course is for Specialist Community Practitioner Nurses (who have previously undertaken a Community Specialist Practice Course). On successful completion you will be able to prescribe from the Nurse Prescribers' Formulary for Community Practitioners.

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Full description

Who should attend?

You’ll be a nurse with a specialist community practitioner qualification and have agreed, in advance, a practicing supervisor (a registered prescriber for this formulary) to observe and assess you in practice.


1 and 15 February 2018
1 and 15 March 2018
12 April 2018
Exam: 19 April 2018

7 and 21 February 2018
7 and 21 March 2018
11 April 2018

Exam: 19 April 2018

Cambridge - Closed
20 September 2017
4 and 18 October 2017
1 and 29 November 2017

Chelmsford - Closed
13 September 2017
27 September 2017
8 and 22 November 2017
6 December 2017

Where you'll study

Your faculty

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.

Where can I study?

Tindal Building on our Chelmsford campus

Our striking, modern campus sits by the riverside in Chelmsford's University and Innovation Quarter.

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Lord Ashcroft Building on our Cambridge campus

Our campus is close to the centre of Cambridge, often described as the perfect student city.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

15 Credits (Level 6)


15 Credits (Level 7)


Funding for CPD

Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.

Contact details

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Amanda Drye
01223 695317

CPD Admissions Team
01245 686868

Entry requirements

To access this course, you will:

  • be a nurse with a specialist community practitioner qualification
  • have agreed, in advance, a practising supervisor (who is also a registered prescriber for this formulary) to observe and assess you in practice.
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