The Open University in England

Non-Medical Prescribing (K33)

Distance Learning
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Rank: 200 (TCUG)

Location: Distance Learning


Study mode distance learning

Degree: Certificate

Start Date: 2020/01/02

Duration: -

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This qualification enables you to gain the knowledge and skills required for safe, appropriate and effective prescribing practice as you become eligible to apply for the annotation to your regulator register as an Independent and/or Supplementary Prescriber. You’ll become equipped and ready to be responsible and accountable for the assessment of patients with diagnosed and undiagnosed conditions, together with the decision-making skills required in clinical management.

Key features of the course

  • Successful completion entitles you to apply to your respective regulator for annotation as a non-medical prescriber*

  • Provides you with a critical understanding of the necessary clinical and practical aspects of prescribing

  • Gives you the appropriate knowledge that underpins applied pharmacology

  • Provides you with an understanding of the legal and ethical implications of prescribing.

*Subject to confirmation of regulatory approval


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