De Montfort University

De Montfort University

Non-Medical Prescribing

This course allows you to add further recordable qualifications to your Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registers.

Entry requirements

Effective registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) or Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) for more than 3 years. Working in the field in which the applicant wishes to prescribe for more than one year. Evidence of successful level 6 study in the last five years. Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check within two years of start of programme for NMC or three months of programme commencement date for HCPC. Successful completion of a module that includes diagnostic, examination and consultation skills or equivalent e.g. NMAH 3314 or SPEC 5604. Possess a BSc (hons) at 2:2 classification or above. The applicant must be able to demonstrate appropriate numeracy skills.

Course modules

Modules: Pharmacology and therapeutics for prescribers; professional, legal and ethical issues for prescribers; applied prescribing in the clinical context; prescribing in practice for nurses and midwives/allied health professionals.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time October 2017 GBP 725 per Module (Scotland) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time October 2017 GBP 725 per Module (Wales) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time October 2017 GBP 725 per Module (EU) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time October 2017 GBP 725 per Module (England) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time October 2017 GBP 725 per Module (Northern Ireland) 1 years

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Key information

Contact: 
DMU Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0116 250 6070