INDEPENDENT & SUPPLEMENTARY 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
University of Winchester
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.
INDEPENDENT & SUPPLEMENTARY PRESCRIBING
This multiprofessional training is designed to provide you the information and skills you need to properly prescribe medications within the scope of your practise. Throughout the course, you will gain an understanding of pharmacology and therapeutics, as well as the legal, ethical, and professional considerations associated with prescription across the lifetime. Throughout the course, you will be monitored and will be required to compile a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate attainment of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s (2021) A competence framework for all prescribers.
After successfully completing the course, you will be qualified to register as an independent and/or supplemental prescriber with the NMC or HCPC (as applicable).
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