University of Derby

Practice Certificate in Non-Medical Prescribing - Certificado en Práctica en prescripción no facultativa

University of Derby
  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
    Presencial en Derby
  • Precio:
    UK/EU students £580 per module
    International students Full time: £12000
    We have a variety of scholarship and bursaries for EU and Overseas students
  • Comienzo:
    Septiembre 2017
  • Lugar:
    Kedleston road
    Derby DE22 1GB
    Reino Unido
  • Idioma:
    El Curso se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    Practice Certificate in Non-Medical Prescribing
  • Otras Convocatorias:

Presentación

Prescribing responsibilities are increasingly part of the role for more and more members of the health care service, so if you may, in the future, have responsibility for prescribing in your role, this course is for you.

Requisitos

You must:
be able to demonstrate approval and support from your employer/sponsor, including confirmation that you will have appropriate supervised practice in the clinical area in which you are expected to prescribe and confirmation of course fees,
have an approved medical practitioner, normally recognised by the employing/Health Service commissioning organisation as having experience in a relevant field of practice and training and experience in the supervision, support and assessment of trainees,
demonstrate the ability to study at academic level 6 or provide evidence of an undergraduate degree if you wish to study at academic level 7,
have appropriate background knowledge and experience.
If you work in nursing, midwifery and health visiting, you must:
hold a current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council on one of the following parts: 1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15,
be professionally practicing in a post relevant for independent and supplementary prescribing,
have a minimum of at least 3 years´ relevant post registration experience,
you must be working in the area for which you intend to prescribe to for at least one year before applying for this course,
have appropriate background knowledge and experience.
If you work in the allied health professions, you must:
be registered with the Health Professions Council in one of the relevant allied health professions,
be professionally practicing in an environment where there is an identified need for you to regularly use supplementary prescribing,
normally have at least 3 years´ relevant post-qualification experience.
If you work in pharmacy, you must:
be registered with the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain or with the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland,
be professionally practicing in an environment where there is an identified need for the individual to regularly use supplementary prescribing,
normally have at least 2 years´ post-registration experience.
EU/International students entry requirements as above, but you´ll need to be employed in a relevant health care position in the UK.

Programa

You’ll study a range of topics during this course including:
Assessing and consulting with patients, clients, parents and carers
Undertaking a thorough history taking, including medication history and current medication Understanding and applying the relevant legislation to the practice of prescribing
Critically appraising sources of information/ advice and decision support systems in prescribing practice
Understanding the influences that can affect prescribing practice, and demonstrate understanding by managing prescribing practice in an ethical way
Understanding and applying knowledge of drug actions in prescribing practice
Demonstrating an understanding of the roles and relationships of others involved in prescribing, supplying and administering medicines
Prescribing safely, appropriately and cost effectively
Practise within a framework of professional accountability and responsibility
Demonstrating the ability to take an appropriate history, undertake clinical assessment and make an appropriate diagnosis, having considered the legal, cognitive, emotional and physical differences between children and adults
Develop a clinical management plan within legislative requirements

Salidas profesionales

You´ll qualify with one of these awards depending on your profession:
Practice Certificate in Independent and Supplementary Prescribing (for nurses)
Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing (for pharmacists)
This course will help you to develop your career, as part of your continued professional development.

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