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Non-Medical Prescribing (PGCert)

Course Description

Develop the skills and confidence to become a safe prescriber within clinical work settings while gaining a Nursing and Midwifery Council-accredited qualification. You will underpin your theoretical learning with supervised practice.

As a nurse, midwife and/or specialist public health nurse, gain the knowledge and skills to become a safe non-medical prescriber. Studying one day per week over a period of 21 taught days for a Level 6 or Level 7 qualification, you will enhance your ability to provide holistic care that meets the requirements of patients within clinical work settings. Accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), the programme is designed to develop the knowledge, skills and competency required to undertake the role of an Independent or Supplementary Non-Medical Prescriber.

This is an NMC-approved course.

Visit the Non-Medical Prescribing (PGCert) page on the University of Gloucestershire website for more details!

(Student Profile)

Rosemary Thomas

813.jpg “I like the fact that the course is related to the work I do every day, such as health assessments and diagnostics. I feel able to do my job more effectively and I’m now more confident in my career. My intention is to carry on as a District Nurse Team Leader and I’m also on the Nurse Prescribers Course at present.”

MSc Advanced Practice (Health)


Entry Requirements

You must be employed in a relevant clinical setting, be NMC registered and you will need to be able to demonstrate evidence of ability to study at level 6 or 7. You will need support from your employer for clinical experience and study and mentorship is required to support learning in a clinical practice.

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