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PGCertIndependent Prescribing Practice

1 year full-time (January start)
20222023
Campus:
Southampton City Centre
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This programme is for healthcare professionals that wish to develop their clinical competencies further. You can gain a qualification stating you have concluded a history taking and physical assessment course and a certificate of conclusion of our Independent and Supplementary Programme, which will grant you accreditation with the NMC with Independent Prescriber (V300) annotation.

You will develop clinical competencies in the scope of advanced clinical consultation with special emphasis on the importance of the clinical history, evidence-based physical examination interpretation of clinical findings and the formulation of differential diagnoses. You'll also be expected to critique scientific evidence related to drug trials as well as study the sciences of pharmacology and prescribing to adequately prescribe in response to different clinical situations and scenarios.

Why choose this course?

This course is for

This course is for a health care professional that withholds a professional registration with the NMC and wants to develop their professional skills further to become an Independent Prescriber. 

What this course leads to

You'll develop skills needed to make safe clinical decisions when assessing service users with diverse health needs across all healthcare settings.

  • Independent prescriber

Meet the team

Learn from qualified staff with a wealth of experience working in a range of clinical settings.

The University cannot guarantee any particular members of staff will teach specific aspects of the course in the future, but will endeavour to ensure the teaching team maintains their balance of experience and qualifications.

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