Non-Medical Prescribing

The Non-Medical Prescribing course is taught by an experienced multidisciplinary team. Nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists and podiatrists benefit from learning together in a modern and well-equipped learning environment.


Course overview

The Advanced Certificate Non-medical Prescribing enables nurses, midwives, pharmacists, physiotherapists and podiatrists to prescribe (subject to annotation of the relevant professional register). It is aimed at practitioners who wish to enhance their clinical practice by prescribing as Independent Prescribers and/or as Supplementary Prescribers using Clinical Management Plans according to relevant professional standards as stipulated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). The generic nature of the course enables you to apply the theory directly to your own practice area or speciality.

Award: AdvCert, Post-Registration
Level: Short Course, CPD
Delivery: Mixed Mode
Study Mode: Part time
Duration: 6 months  
Campus: Preston
Start Date: The next start date of this programme is to be confirmed shortly

Fees and funding

Part-time£1,700 one-off fee
Part-timeTo be confirmed one-off fee

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Nursing and Midwifery

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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