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Independent/Supplementary Prescribing (Clinically Enhanced) - PCert

University of Kent

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Medway Campus

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    SEP-21, APR-22

  • Duration

    8 months

Course summary

This is a clinically enhanced version of our successful standard non-medical prescribing programme. It is approved by the GPhC and provides a distance learning option for qualification as a clinically enhanced pharmacist independent prescriber. This version of the programme is specifically for pharmacists working in hospital, mental health and community trusts, and for CCG and GP surgery pharmacists.

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.

Programme aims

This programme aims to:

  • prepare pharmacists to practice as prescribers
  • meet the standards set by the respective professional or regulatory body as required within the legislative framework.

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.

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University information

University of Kent

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    50th

  • Campus address

    University of Kent, Recruitment and Admissions Office, Registry, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, England

With a global reputation for academic excellence, first-class research and teaching, Kent offers a superb education and memorable student experience.
Kent welcomes students from 152 countries. 21% of students are from Europe and overseas, creating a diverse and supportive community.
Located in historic and inspiring locations that have the continent on their doorstep, you’ll be part of a global community and supported every step of the way.

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