University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Non-Medical Prescribing (level 7)

The module prepares nurses/midwives, pharmacists and relevant allied health professionals to practice within current non medical prescribing legislation. The course comprises of 26 theory days and 12 practice placement days, over a six month period, in line with the Department of Health requirements. Students will undertake 13 days of direct multi-professional teaching and one day for examinations at the Preston campus. Students will undertake 12 days of directed study based upon their identified learning needs. Allied health professionals and pharmacist students will be required to state two defined conditions for which they could prescribe and focus on during the course. Practice days are negotiated between the students and designated medical practitioner but must be completed within the duration of the course. A minimum of six of the practice days must be spent with the designated medical practitioner.

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Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Advanced Certificate Part-time - 6 months

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