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Practice Certificate in Independent and Supplementary Prescribing

Practice Certificate in Independent and Supplementary Prescribing

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Study mode

Part time

Duration

6 months

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Credits

Subject areas

Paramedical Services / Supplementary Medicine Drug Medicine Control (Nursing)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

  • Designed for pharmacists to help you achieve accreditation for annotation as an Independent Prescriber on the GPhC register*
  • Blend of online learning supported by minimal face-to-face contact days with communication and clinical skills training within our Clinical Skills Resource Centre
  • Problem Based Learning (PBL) scenarios allow students to tailor their learning to their own needs and develop personal learning objectives.
  • Expert tutors and guest lecturers will be invited from a range of clinical and research backgrounds
  • Can be taken as a standalone module or the credit can be used towards gaining a Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma or MSc in Clinical Pharmacy
  • Acquiring this qualification and Independent prescriber status will enable you to seek extended roles in clinical practice as an autonomous prescribing practitioner

Careers

You will already be a registered pharmacist in employment in a UK healthcare setting. Acquiring this qualification and Independent prescriber status will enable you to seek extended roles in clinical practice as an autonomous prescribing practitioner. In addition, the ability to tailor some of the assessments to an area of practice will enable you to further your clinical interests.

Careers support

All University of Exeter students have access to?Career Zone, which gives access to a wealth of business contacts, support and training as well as the opportunity to meet potential employers at our regular Careers Fairs.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (overall cost)

2,100

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (overall cost)

2,100

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum 2.2 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline

University information

The University of Exeter is a global university and a member of the leading research-oriented UK universities, The Russell Group, The European University Association and the AMBA. As demonstrated in the REF 2014, 98% of the University of Exeter’s postgraduate research has been rated to be of international quality. Out of its 27,000 students from over 150 countries, 5,600 of these are postgraduates, studying across the university’s three main...more