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Prescribing for Nurses: Independent and Supplementary (V300) (Level 7)

University of Portsmouth

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Credits

  • Location

    University of Portsmouth

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    8 months

Course summary

Are you an experienced practising nurse looking to improve the care you provide for your patients, and qualify as an independent and supplementary nurse prescriber? If so, this V300 Nurse Prescribing course is ideal. On the course, you'll develop your legal, ethical, professional, pharmacology and therapeutics knowledge. You'll get a thorough understanding of the scope of your practice and develop the skills to safely prescribe to your patients. When you complete the course successfully, you'll be eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as an independent/supplementary nurse prescriber. What you'll experience On this independent and supplementary V300 nurse prescribing course you'll: Learn the skills and knowledge you need to qualify as an independent and supplementary prescriber within a clinical setting Earn 30 credits you can put towards other qualifications Build your practice in our clinical skills suite with our human patient simulators and our Anatomage virtual dissection table Develop your legal, ethical and professional knowledge and skills on topics relevant to pharmacology and therapeutics Build your understanding of evidence-based practice Learn from experts in the University's School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, and the School of Health and Care Professions Get support from experienced clinical supervisors in practice Start in September or January and study for 8 months Commit to 26 days of study, spending 9 days at the University Complete 12 sessions of supervised practice Careers and opportunities When you complete this independent and supplementary V300 nurse prescribing course you'll be eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as a nurse independent/supplementary prescriber. Once registered, you'll be able to prescribe independently and in supplementary partnership with a medical or dental prescriber and the patient. If you don't register your prescribing award within 5 years of completing the course you'll need to complete the course again before you can register as a prescriber.

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University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 72 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    136 69%

    24th

    35
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    20th

    12

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