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Postgraduate Credit Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing

University of Wolverhampton

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Credits

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    6 months

Course summary

Why choose this course?

This course is a 40 credit module which is open to registered pharmacists with at least two years’ post-registration experience in a clinical, patient-facing role. Upon successful completion of the 40 credit module, you will be awarded the Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing from the University of Wolverhampton. Your name will then be forwarded to the Registrar of the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), and you will be eligible to apply for annotation on the GPhC Register as an Independent Prescriber. This entitles you, with the support of your employer (unless self-employed), to practice as a Supplementary or Independent Prescriber.

You may also choose to study an optional 20 credit module in Advanced Health Assessment Skills, to give you additional confidence and expertise in managing your patients. Successful completion of both modules will lead to the additional award of the Postgraduate Certificate in Prescribing Studies, which will provide evidence to employing organisations of your ability to practice (including prescribing) at an advanced level in your chosen therapeutic area. However, this is entirely optional and you may choose to exit after completing only the Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing (module code 7PY019).

Career Paths

After gaining the Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing you will be eligible for annotation by the GPhC as an independent prescriber, and will therefore be entitled to practice in this capacity in a variety of roles throughout primary and secondary care pharmacy.

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University information

University of Wolverhampton

  • University League Table

    124th

  • Campus address

    University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY, England

The Centre for International Development and Training (CIDT) has a 45-year track record of working in almost 140 countries.
Each year the university welcomes students from over 130 nations, studying at one of its UK campuses or partner institutions overseas.
The university works with TNE partners around the world: China, Hong Kong, India, Nepal, Oman, Greece, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Myanmar, Ireland and France.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    54th out of 77 3

    41st out of 46 4

    17th out of 29

  • Entry standards

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    121 58%

    53rd

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98.0 98%

    25th

    43
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    45th

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    120 54%

    30th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    36th

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    36th

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 166
    129 78%

    21st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.42 88%

    1st

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