Non-Medical Prescribing

Course description:

The Non-Medical Prescribing course is taught by an experienced multidisciplinary team. Nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists and podiatrists benefit from learning together in a modern and well-equipped learning environment.

The course covers content as stipulated by each of the professional bodies (NMC, GPhC and HCPC) as follows:

  • Consultation, decision making, assessment and review of therapy, including non-drug treatment
  • Influences on and psychology of prescribing
  • Context of prescribing – team, supplementary, independent
  • Clinical pharmacology, including the effects of comorbidity
  • Pathophysiology, natural history and progression of defined conditions for which the professional may prescribe
  • Principles and methods of patient monitoring
  • Evidence based practice and clinical governance in relation to non-medical prescribing
  • Legal policy and ethical aspects in relation to non-medical prescribing, including unlicensed and off-license medicines, remote prescribing, botulinum toxin and related products
  • Professional accountability and responsibility in relation to non-medical prescribing
  • Prescribing in the public health context
  • Policy in Trust, local health economy and national contexts
  • Reflective approaches and continuing professional development

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