Taught course

Non-Medical Prescribing

Institution
London South Bank University · Allied Health Professions
Qualifications
GradCert

Entry requirements

  • Registration with the Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC), General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) or appropriate regulatory body
  • At least three years post registration clinical experience, with at least one year as a nurse or allied health professional in the field in which you will be prescribing
  • At least two years post registration experience as a pharmacist in the field in which you will be prescribing
  • The ability to study at level 7 (Master's degree level)
  • An identified need for prescribing within a specified field of clinical practice
  • Support from the employing organisation
  • A Designated Medical Practitioner willing to act as a clinical facilitator
  • Working in an area where prescribing will enhance the patient service
  • Current Disclosure Barring Service (DBS)

Months of entry

January, September, June, April

Course content

This short professional programme validated by the Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC), General Pharmaceutical Council (GPC) and Health and CareProfessions Council (HCPC) prepares qualified nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists and therapeutic radiographers as Independent Prescribers, and diagnostic radiographers and dieticians as Supplementary Prescibers.
The course comprises three twenty credit modules which are taught concurrently and cannot be taken as standalone modules.
Applicants may find it beneficial to complete an advanced assessment and physical examination course prior to undertaking the non-medical prescribing course.

Information for international students

Please see the English language requirements.

Fees and funding

Please see the postgraduate funding page for more details.

Qualification and course duration

GradCert

part time
6 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
course.enquiry@lsbu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7815 6100