Clinical skills CPD

Non-Medical Prescribing: NMC registration

This course is suitable for Nurses aiming to attain the prescribing dual qualification; Independent and Supplementary Prescribing.

Non-Medical Prescribing: NMC registration

Course Overview

  • Attendance


    Part Time
  • Duration


    6 months
  • Dates


    Applications for September 2021 will now be added to a waiting list/considered for January 2022. January 2022 September 2022
  • Venue


    City Campus / MS Teams
  • Time


    9am-5pm
  • Cost


    £2000 (L6); £2000 (L7)

The N-MP module is 40 credits offered at both Level 6 (Degree) and Level 7 (Masters).

The programme will cover the key areas of competency required by the NMC and set out in the Royal Pharmaceutical Society document (RPS 2016) A Single Competency Framework for all Prescribers. By the end of the programme the student must be able to evidence and/or demonstrate competency in the following areas:

1. Assess the patient
2. Consider the options
3. Reach a shared decision
4. Prescribe
5. Provide information
6. Monitor and review
7. Prescribe safely
8. Prescribe professionally
9. Improve prescribing practice
10. Prescribe as part of a team

The length of study is 6 months with 26 days of taught sessions and 12 days (90 hours) in practice. 

*Delivered via a blended approach that includes online teaching and learning, digital learning and on campus sessions. If a further lockdown is necessary then delivery will be continued and supported via online and digital learning. We therefore require you to have access and the ability to MS Teams.

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