Teaching and Employability:
- Established and reputable links with the NHS, Social Services, and many private sector companies
- Up-to-the-minute teaching which is responsive to employer demand
- Successful completion can increase career development and promotion opportunities for the student as an advanced practitioner within their field of speciality
- Studies show that non-medical prescribing to be safe, clinically and cost effective.
- Applicants may be eligible for funding support
- This programme has the possibility of being funded by the Welsh Government, so the student may not need to pay any fees. Please speak to the programme director for further information.
The Postgraduate Certificate in Non-Medical Prescribing aims to prepare Allied Health Professionals to practice within current non-medical prescribing legislation. It will provide them with the knowledge and skills to prescribe safely and appropriately within their area of practice.
Professional body approval from the Healthcare Professions Council has been granted for Independent prescribing for Chiropodists/podiatrists, physiotherapists and therapeutic radiographers and for Supplementary prescribing, diagnostic radiographers.
There will be two cohorts per year starting in March and September. The Spring cohort will run every Wednesday from March to November (No lectures during August) and the Autumn cohort will be taught every Tuesday from September to the following March.
This course is not available to international students.
This course is designed to develop the knowledge, skills and competency required to undertake the role of an independent or supplementary non-medical prescriber. The course has been designed for allied health professionals to develop prescribing practice within a clinical setting.
Who should apply to this course
All of whom are looking to develop prescribing practice within a clinical setting.