De Montfort University
Independent Prescribing for Pharmacists
This practice certificate in independent prescribing for pharmacists is for pharmacists wishing to obtain a prescribing qualification without completing the clinical pharmacy MSc and earn 45 credits; a 5 credit conversion course from supplementary to independent prescribing is also offered; this course offers a flexible approach that meets continuing professional development (CPD) requirements; suitable for pharmacists working in hospital, community or primary care pharmacy, or other sectors e.g. the prison service, non-NHS hospitals; pharmacists are taught in a uni-professional group (solely alongside other pharmacists) for most of the study days, to ensure the material is relevant and appropriate; there are some multi-professional classes with other healthcare professionals to facilitate learning from different disciplines; this is a course which uses different teaching and assessment methods to suit all learning styles; students are drawn from all over the UK; an opportunity to learn from and alongside pharmacists with different clinical experiences; emphasis is placed on lifelong learning by enabling students to reflect on practice, continue learning and add to their competence after they have gained the qualification.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PgCert||Part-time||January 2017||-||6 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Leicester Campus||Leicester||LE1 9BH||East Midlands|
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