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Postgraduate Certificate Blended

Independent and Supplementary Prescribing

University of Kent

8 months
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About

This is a well-established and successful independent / supplementary prescribing Independent and Supplementary Prescribing programme from University of Kent for community and primary care pharmacists, nurses, midwives, physiotherapists, podiatrists, radiographers and dietitians. 

Overview

Which programme is right for me?

This information is for the STANDARD PROGRAMME for community pharmacists, nurses, midwives, physiotherapists, podiatrists, radiographers and dietitians. If you are a hospital, mental health, community trust or CCG pharmacist, please go to our page on the Clinically Enhanced Pharmacist Independent Prescribing Programme. GP Pharmacists may apply for either programme on a self-funded basis.

We also run a 40-credit module as part of the University of Greenwich MSc Advanced Clinical Practice. If you are part of this Greenwich programme and have selected the Prescribing module then you do also need to complete our Prescribing Application form. Select this link to the Nurses, Midwives and Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN) application form to complete this part of the process.

Teaching

The Independent and Supplementary Prescribing programme from University of Kent is delivered by distance learning with a total of nine study days at the University, plus 12 days clinical practice, overseen by a Practice Supervisor (nurses and midwives only)/designated medical practitioner (DMP). 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Non-medical Prescribing in Context 
  • Safe and Effective Prescribing 
  • Consultation and Decision Making 
  • Putting Prescribing into Practice
  • Background to Non-medical Prescribing
  • Prescribing Safely and Effectively
  • Embedding Prescribing in your Consultations
  • The Practice of Prescribing 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 8 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Registration with the appropriate professional/regulatory body (NMC, GPhC, PSNI or HCPC)
  • Appropriate experience in the area of practice in which they will be prescribing
  • The ability to study at academic level 6 or level 7
  • Nurses and Midwives: At least one year's post-registration clinical experience in the UK. This includes all nurse (level 1), midwife or SCPHN registrants (including NHS, self-employed or non-NHS employed registrants) at the point of application
  • Pharmacists: At least two years' post-registration clinical experience in the UK at the point of applying
  • Allied Health Professionals (excluding Paramedics) At least three years' post-registration clinical experience in the UK at the point of applying

Tuition Fee

Funding

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