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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Independent - Supplementary Prescriber Preparation

University of Lincoln

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About

This Independent - Supplementary Prescriber Preparation course from University of Lincoln is designed to provide the main theoretical perspectives associated with evidence-based therapeutics, the consultation process including concordance and the legal, ethical, and professional issues associated with the Independent/Supplementary prescribing role.

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Overview

This Independent - Supplementary Prescriber Preparation course from University of Lincoln  aims to support the application of theoretical knowledge to practice by incorporating a minimum of 90 hours of supervised clinical experience in which students have the opportunity to work alongside, and are assessed, by their Practice Assessor.

In addition, they would receive supervision and guidance via a nominated Practice Supervisor who is also an experienced prescriber. The taught components are therefore developed in clinical practice, enabling students to develop their skills including the specific competencies required to prescribe safely, effectively, and appropriately within their own area of professional clinical expertise (RPS, 2016).

This Independent/Supplementary Prescriber Preparation Postgraduate Certificate is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and conforms to Realising Professionalism: Standards for education and training Part 1: Standards framework for nursing and midwifery education, Part 2: Standards for student supervision and assessment, Part 3: Standards for prescribing programmes (NMC, 2018).

Facilities

We constantly invest in our campus as we aim to provide the best learning environment for our students. Whatever the area of study, the University strives to ensure students have access to specialist equipment and resources, to develop the skills, which they may need in their future career.

An exciting new development for the School, the Sarah Swift Building, is a £19m investment into a dedicated facility for the Schools of Health and Social Care and Psychology. The building houses high-quality teaching, research, social and learning spaces for both Schools.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 7 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We would advise you to apply as soon as possible.

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

The online application for this programme is designed to ensure that practice learning for the prescribing student complies with Realising Professionalism: Standards for education and training, Part 1: Standards framework for nursing and midwifery education, Part 2: Standards for student supervision and assessment and, specific to this Programme and Short Course: Part 3: Standards for prescribing programmes (NMC, 2018).

Applicants must provide evidence that they meet the criteria set by the NMC:

  • You must be a registered nurse (Level 1), a registered midwife or a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) [Part 3, 1.1]
  • You must have been registered with the NMC for a minimum of one year prior to application for entry onto the programme [Part 3, 1.7]
  • You must have the competence, experience and academic ability to study at the level required [Part 3, 1.5] 

Living costs for Lincoln

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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