Non Medical Prescribing (Independent/Supplementary Prescribing) V300 module (NB30132)

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Credits

30

Module code

NB30132

Aims

To prepare nurses, midwives and specialist/community nurses, physiotherapists, podiatrists, therapeutic radiographers and paramedics to prescribe safely, appropriately, and cost effectively as independent and supplementary prescribers and dieticians to prescribe safely, appropriately, and cost effectively as supplementary prescribers. 

Overview

Includes alignment to regulatory bodies approved programme requirements Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) Competency Framework for Prescribing (2016). And also includes:

  • consultation, decision-making and therapy including referralinfluences on and psychology of prescribing
  • prescribing in a team context / prescribing in the public health context
  • clinical pharmacology including the effects of co-morbidity
  • evidence-based practice and clinical governance in relation to non- medical prescribing legal, policy and ethical aspects / professional accountability and responsibility