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Faculty of Health Sciences

Non Medical Prescribing

Continuing Professional Development Individual module

Level of study

Please select a level

What you'll study

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

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

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 Independent and Supplementary Prescribing

The aim of the module is to enable physiotherapist/chiropodist/podiatrist to demonstrate their knowledge, competence and safety in the principal areas of independent and supplementary prescribing. It will also enable physiotherapist/chiropodist/podiatrist to apply and integrate theory to practice in their area of professional practice.

Starts in: Duration:
September 24 weeks (2 semesters)

This module is delivered on Wednesdays on campus.

Benefit from the amazing facilities of our new £28-million Health Campus with its mock operating theatre, hospital ward and intensive care unit.

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Developed with our NHS partners, our programmes are constantly updated to reflect the very latest in health care thinking.

Clinical placements give our students the skills, experience and support to become confident and compassionate health practitioners.

Expert staff work with NHS clinicians to deliver programmes from ‘bite-size’ taster sessions to PhDs in some of the UK’s finest facilities.

Entry requirements

All entrants to this programme must meet the requirements as stipulated by GPHC, NMC, or HCPC. You must be registered with the relevant council for your profession.

For more information on the entry requirements for your specific pathway, please contact fhs.admiss@hull.ac.uk.

Fees and funding

Home/EU: £3,080 (Level 6)

Home/EU: £1,560 (Level 7)

International: Please contact fhs.admiss@hull.ac.uk 

Applicants from the local area accessing programmes and individual modules may be eligible for funding from NHS Health Education Yorkshire and Humber. For more information, please contact fhs.admiss@hull.ac.uk

Funding may also be available through your employer. If you’re self-funding, you may be eligible for a Professional and Career Development Loan from the government.