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Clinically Enhanced Independent Prescribing PgCert

Aston University, Birmingham

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Aston University

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    9 months

Course summary

Study the Clinically Enhanced Independent Prescribing Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) at Aston University, Birmingham to enhance your practice as a clinician and delivery of care to your patients while gaining a General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) accredited qualification.

Course outline

The Clinically Enhanced Prescribing PgCert has been designed to enhance your practice as a clinician and delivery of care to your patients, and is suitable for all clinical specialties.

Taught predominantly online and the in-practice learning environment, this accredited qualification will enable you to evaluate and challenge prescribing practice with reference to evidence based practice, equality and diversity and clinical governance, and develop clinically enhanced skills relevant to your specialist area.

The aims of the programme are to enable you to:

Develop the knowledge, skills and clinical confidence to prepare students to become safe independent prescribers, working effectively within a health care team.
Develop clinical enhanced skills relevant to specialist area i.e. acute or emergency medicine, mental health, paediatrics.

When achieved, you will be able to:

Demonstrate person-centred care.
Demonstrate professionalism as a prescriber.
Demonstrate professional knowledge and skills commensurate with being an independent prescriber.
Demonstrate clinical and professional collaboration with patients and other health care workers.
Understand, apply and assess clinical skills and knowledge appropriate for a prescriber working within a clinical specialty to support the clinical management of patients.
Utilise clinical and professional collaboration with patients and other health care workers.

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University information

Aston University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    43rd

  • Campus address

    Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, Birmingham, B4 7ET, England

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