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Independent/Supplementary Prescribing (Clinically Enhanced) - PCert

Medway School of Pharmacy

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Medway School of Pharmacy

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    APR-21

  • Duration

    8 months

Course summary

Overview

Are you a hospital, mental health or community trust pharmacist? Do you work for a CCG or a GP surgery? This programme has been developed by adapting our regular and well-established prescribing programme and adding a specially designed clinical health and assessment diagnostics module. It is a part-time, blended learning programme which enables pharmacists to qualify as independent prescribers. You develop the knowledge and skills to practise as prescribers with an additional emphasis on clinical skills. On qualification you will meet the RPS Competency Framework for All Prescribers.

Which programme is right for me?

This information is for the CLINICALLY ENHANCED PROGRAMME for hospital, mental health and community trust pharmacists, and for CCG and GP surgery pharmacists. If you are a community pharmacist or a nurse, midwife, physiotherapist, podiatrist, paramedic, radiographer or dietitian please go to our page on the Standard Independent / Supplementary Prescribing Programme. Please note that GP Pharmacists may apply for either programme on a self-funded basis.

Careers

There is a high and rising demand for a range of healthcare professionals to qualify as non-medical prescribers. There are primary and secondary care career opportunities for pharmacists the clinically enhanced prescribing qualification.

Professional recognition

Accreditation with the GPhC as a non-medical prescriber.

Application deadline

19 June 2020, 22 January 2021

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University information

Medway School of Pharmacy

  • Campus address

    Medway School of Pharmacy, Central Avenue, Chatham Maritime, Chatham, Medway, ME4 4TB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 46 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    128 56%

    29th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96 96%

    16th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    35th

    3

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