Prescribing for Healthcare Professionals


Attendance mode

Start date(s)
January, September

5 months

City Campus

Home and EU students can apply

Taught dates - January 2020 intake

27 - 30 January
24 - 27 February
16 - 19 March
20 - 23 April
11 May - MCQ exam and submission
13 May - OSCE

In addition to the 16 taught days and exam day you will be expected to undertake 10 days guided study, 12 days working with your medical mentor, and additional personal reading and portfolio development.

Entry requirements

Applicants for this module should hold professional registration with their relevant professional body.

In addition, nurses and allied health professionals should have a minimum of two years' experience. Paramedics must have been qualified and registered for at least 5 years' and should have or be working towards an advanced practice qualification.

All applicants should demonstrate clinical competency in the area of practice in which they intend to prescribe, and have support from their employing organisation.

Applicants must have support from a designated medical practitioner (DMP) who will provide supervised practice opportunities. The DMP will be a GP, consultant or registrar.

Applicants are also required to provide a current DBS check and demonstrate the ability to study at an appropriate level.

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