University of Greenwich
Independent and Supplementary Prescribing
Registration with the appropriate professional body: Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (RPSGB) or Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland (PSNI) for pharmacists; Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) for nurses; or Health Professions Council (HPC) for Allied Health Professionals; plus a 1st degree or equivalent; or at least 5 years working experience in health care; 2 years (pharmacists) / 3 years (nurses and allied health professionals) post-registration clinical experience; support from the sponsoring organisation confirming service need and access to appropriate supervised practice, and a prescribing budget to meet the costs of prescriptions on completion of training; a named designated medical practitioner who will facilitate, supervise and support the student during their clinical placement.
Modules include: Non-medical prescribing in context; safe and effective prescribing; consultation and decision making; putting prescribing into practice.
Assessment is through objective structured clinical examination, assignments, case study analysis, multiple-choice questions, short answer papers and attendance at a period of learning in practice.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PgCert||Distance learning||October 2016||GBP 1,800 per Whole course (England)||1 years|
|PgCert||Distance learning||October 2016||GBP 1,800 per Whole course (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|PgCert||Distance learning||October 2016||GBP 1,800 per Whole course (Scotland)||1 years|
|PgCert||Distance learning||October 2016||GBP 1,800 per Whole course (Wales)||1 years|
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