University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

Extended/Supplementary Non-Medical Prescribing

The Non-Medical Prescribing programme is for registered nurses and allied health professionals. You will undertake two modules at level 7. Independent prescribing is approved for nurses, physiotherapists, podiatrists and chiropodists. Supplementary prescribing is also approved for some HCPC allied health professionals namely physiotherapists, podiatrists and chiropodists, radiologists and optometrists. You will be required to meet the specific professional entry requirements laid down by the NMC/ HCPC. Health service industry nomination and support by a designated medical practitioner/mentor is expected in line with professional standards which will underpin the award for you to gain skills and knowledge for independent/supplementary prescribing from the British National Formulary.

Entry requirements

Postgraduate Credits: For the V300 at least 3 years post registration clinical experience will be required with at least 1 year preceding application, spent working in the clinical area in which you intend to prescribe. A health assessment module will be undertaken or confirmation from your employer confirming that you are competent to undertake health assessment. You will require a Designated Medical Practitioner (DMP) who is willing to mentor and assess you including supervision of the 12 days (78hours) required in prescribing practice. The Designated Medical Practitioner needs to meet the eligibility criteria, which includes a minimum of 3 years experience. Be registered with an appropriate professional regulatory body. Evidence of study at level 3 (degree level). Support of your employer (manager) and Prescribing Lead for your organisation to confirm that your service is one that will be enhanced if you are able to prescribe. Signed declaration of good health and confirmation of a current Criminal Record Bureau (CRB) check within the nomination form. Access to a prescribing budget. Access to CPD.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Postgraduate Credits Part-time September 2019 695 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
Postgraduate Credits Part-time September 2019 695 per Credit (England) 1 Years
Postgraduate Credits Part-time September 2019 695 per Credit (EU) 1 Years
Postgraduate Credits Part-time September 2019 695 per Credit (Scotland) 1 Years
Postgraduate Credits Part-time September 2019 695 per Credit (Wales) 1 Years
Postgraduate Credits Part-time January 2020 695 per Credit (England) 1 Years
Postgraduate Credits Part-time January 2020 695 per Credit (EU) 1 Years
Postgraduate Credits Part-time January 2020 695 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
Postgraduate Credits Part-time January 2020 695 per Credit (Scotland) 1 Years
Postgraduate Credits Part-time January 2020 695 per Credit (Wales) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus WV1 1SB West Midlands

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