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Prescribing for Nurses - Independent and Supplementary (V300) (Level 6-7)

University of Portsmouth

8 months
Duration
1800 GBP/full
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About

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 Prescribing for Nurses - Independent and Supplementary (V300) (Level 6-7) course from University of Portsmouth is ideal.

Overview

On the Prescribing for Nurses - Independent and Supplementary (V300) (Level 6-7) course from University of Portsmouth, 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.

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.

Programme Structure

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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 8 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a first-level nurse or specialist community public health nurse for a minimum of one year prior to application for entry. Applicants are to be professionally practising in an environment where there is an identified need to regularly prescribe, and be able to demonstrate support from their employer/sponsor, line manager, non medical prescribing lead and practice supervisor and assessor. All applicants should be capable of safe and effective practice at a level of proficiency appropriate to the module/programme undertaken and their intended area of prescribing practice in the following areas: Clinical Health assessment, Diagnostics/care management, Planning and evaluation of care. 

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    1800 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1800 GBP for the full programme during 8 months.

EU students – awaiting confirmation

Living costs for Portsmouth

710 - 1099 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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