Non-Medical Prescribing course prepares you to prescribe medicines from the British National Formulary (BNF) in your area of competence, assisting you in extending your practice. You’ll learn to prescribe safely, appropriately and cost-effectively, as both an independent and supplementary prescriber.
Independent Prescribing Course
De Montfort University
Who should attend?
You’ll already be a registered nurse, midwife, pharmacist, physiotherapist, paramedic, chiropodist, podiatrist, dietician, diagnostic or therapeutic radiographer, and this course may interest you because there is a recognised need for you to prescribe within your clinical practice.
- Registered for 24 months with the GPhC (pharmacists). Additionally, pharmacist applicants must have at least 24 months experience in the specialist role in which they will prescribe and must take this module at level 7.
- Registered for 12 months with the NMC (nurses/midwives).
- Registered with the HCPC (allied health professionals – with appropriate experience; paramedics must be working in an advanced practice, non-ambulance setting and must take this module at level 7.
All candidates, including current DMU Clinical Pharmacy Diploma students, must fill out an application form to be considered for this programme. If you are an internal applicant (a current DMU student), please fill out the Internal Applicants form. Please fill out the External Applicants form if you are an external applicant. Please submit your application and any supporting materials to pharmacyIPrecruitment@dmu.ac.uk once you have thoroughly completed the form. All candidates should additionally get a supporting statement from an employer/referee, as indicated on the Appendix 1 Supporting Statement form – please ask your referee to send an email to pharmacyIPrecruitment@dmu.ac.uk.
This course will teach you about the numerous aspects of prescription, including as clinical, communication, and consultation skills, prescribing psychology, and legal and ethical issues.
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