Description

Are you an experienced practising nurse looking to improve the care you provide for your patients, and qualify as an independent and supplementary nurse prescriber? If so, this V300 Nurse Prescribing course is ideal.

On the course, you’ll develop your legal, ethical, professional, pharmacology and therapeutics knowledge. You’ll get a thorough understanding of the scope of your practice and develop the skills to safely prescribe to your patients.

When you complete the course successfully, you’ll be eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as an independent/supplementary nurse prescriber.

Approved by:

This course has been approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), meaning the course meets the standards of education, training, conduct and performance required for nurses in the UK.

What you’ll experience

On this independent and supplementary V300 nurse prescribing course you’ll:

  • Learn the skills and knowledge you need to qualify as an independent and supplementary prescriber within a clinical setting
  • Earn 30 credits you can put towards other qualifications
  • Build your practice in our clinical skills suite with our human patient simulators and our Anatomage virtual dissection table
  • Develop your legal, ethical and professional knowledge and skills on topics relevant to pharmacology and therapeutics
  • Build your understanding of evidence-based practice
  • Learn from experts in the University’s School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, and the School of Health and Care Professions
  • Get support from experienced clinical supervisors in practice
  • Start in September or February and study for 8 months
  • Commit to 26 days of study, spending 9 days at the University
  • Complete 12 sessions of supervised practice

Study Details:

8 months part-time

Module Details:

  • Clinical Skills for Prescribers
  • Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Prescribers
  • Professional Aspects of Prescribing

Programme Funding

If you meet our criteria, you could get a £3000 tuition fees discount – visit website for details

Fees

For fees and funding options, please visit website to find out more

Entry Requirements

Qualifications or experience

  • Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a first-level nurse or specialist community public health nurse for a minimum of one year prior to application for entry. Applicants are to be professionally practising in an environment where there is an identified need to regularly prescribe, and be able to demonstrate support from their employer/sponsor, line manager, non medical prescribing lead and practice supervisor and assessor. All applicants should be capable of safe and effective practice at a level of proficiency appropriate to the module/programme undertaken and their intended area of prescribing practice in the following areas: Clinical Health assessment, Diagnostics/care management, Planning and evaluation of care

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