Continuing Professional Development (short course)
18 weeks, 6 months
Module level: 6 and 7
Module credits: 30 credits
Before you apply, carefully read the module information and entry requirements, as it will not be possible to change assessment level at a later date.
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Non-Medical Prescribing prepares you to prescribe medicines from the British National Formulary (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, paramedic, chiropodist or podiatrist and you’ll be registered with your relevant professional body. You may 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 will benefit you as either:
The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care is the largest in ARU, with over 7,000 students. Our Faculty is teeming with expertise and primed to meet the demand for creating health professionals, teachers, doctors, scientists and educators for the three districts we serve: Chelmsford, Cambridge and Peterborough.
We have been training undergraduates for professional roles for over 25 years, with a reputation for quality, dedication and ambition balanced with student satisfaction.
We know that to give our students the very best experiential learning, prior to getting into the workplace, simulation is second to none, for safe, realistic, learning environments. We have invested heavily in purpose built simulated wards, science labs and skills space, to support our students through their learning.
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.
Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.
To access this course, you must be either:
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