This module has been developed following the Government's decision to extend prescribing responsibilities to Nurses, Pharmacists and some Allied Health Professional groups.
There are three pathways available on this module depending on your specialism.
Pharmacist Independent Prescribing (available at Level 7)
There are two options of study for this module:
- Option 1: Blended teaching (15 days attendance at the University) Module number 92050
- Option 2: Fully taught ( 26 days attendance at the University) Module number 92040
Nurse Independent and Supplementary Prescribing (available at Level 6 and Level 7)
This module aims to prepare nurses, midwives and specialist community public health nurses to prescribe safely, appropriately and cost effectively as an independent / supplementary prescriber.
Physiotherapist, Chiropodist, Podiatrist and Paramedic Independent and Supplementary Prescribing (available at Level 6 and Level 7)
The aim of the module is to enable physiotherapist/chiropodist/podiatrist/paramedic to demonstrate their knowledge, competence and safety in the principal areas of independent and supplementary prescribing. It will also enable physiotherapist/chiropodist/podiatrist/paramedic to apply and integrate theory to practice in their area of professional practice.