Nurse Prescribers prescribe, supply, administer and manage medicines in a wide range of professional settings, including hospitals and care homes. Midwives, Nurses and Pharmacists all have prescribing duties. In this introductory training course, you will learn about the responsibilities of a Nurse Prescriber and standards for prescribing practice in the UK.
Through case studies and practical exercises, you will explore a range of topics including drug misuse in under 16s, palliative care, prescribing controlled drugs, and much more. The course also explores changes to the misuse of drugs regulations and the legislation behind controlled drugs.
- Earn a formal qualification to kickstart your medical career
- Gain a comprehensive understanding of nurse prescribing responsibilities
- Learn the standards for prescribing practice in the UK
- Demonstrate an understanding of drug dependence and prescribing controlled drugs
- Understand how to provide palliative care to support patients with life-limiting illnesses
- Develop your understanding of drug misuse management in under 16s
- Know the procedure for prescribing and managing medicines in care homes
- Explore future challenges for Nurse Prescribers and your career opportunities
Who is This course for?
This introductory course is designed for aspiring nurse Prescribers and those who are new to nurse prescribing and want to test their skills and knowledge. There are no specific entry requirements for this course, and learners of all academic backgrounds can enrol.
- This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
- Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
- Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.
Certificate of Completion from Course Gate
At the successful completion of the course, the learners may order the Certificate of Completion from Course Gate (soft copy) by paying only £2. For the Printed hard copy of the certificate, the learners have to pay £9. There is an additional £10 delivery charge for international students.
A recognised qualification in Nurse Prescribing will equip you with the fundamental skills and knowledge to work in a wide range of professional settings, from hospitals to care homes. The average salary of a non-medical Nurse Prescriber is £37,570-43,772. Nurse prescribing duties apply to the following professions:
- Pharmacy Technician
|Nurse Prescribing Level 1|
|Module 01: Introduction to Nurse Prescribing|
|Introduction to Nurse Prescribing||00:20:00|
|Responsibilities of Nurse Prescribing||00:20:00|
|Assessment Module 01|
|Module 01 Final Quiz Exam – Nurse Prescribing Diploma||00:10:00|
|Module 02: Standards for Prescribing Practice|
|Standards for Prescribing Practice||00:10:00|
|Assessment Module 02|
|Module 02 Final Quiz Exam – Nurse Prescribing Diploma||00:10:00|
|Module 03: Prescribing Controlled Drugs|
|Prescribing Controlled Drugs||00:10:00|
|Assessment Module 03|
|Module 03 Final Quiz Exam – Nurse Prescribing Diploma||00:10:00|
|Nurse Prescribing Level 2|
|Module 04: Pharmacological Management|
|Neuropathic Pain in Adults||00:10:00|
|Generalised Anxiety Disorder in Adults||00:10:00|
|Tackling Panic Disorder in Adults||00:10:00|
|Assessment Module 04|
|Module 04 Final Quiz Exam – Nurse Prescribing Diploma||00:10:00|
|Module 05: Headaches in Over 12s: Diagnosis and Management|
|Headaches in Over 12s: Diagnosis and Management||00:10:00|
|Assessment Module 05|
|Module 05 Final Quiz Exam – Nurse Prescribing Diploma||00:10:00|
|Module 06: Prescribing for Adults|
|Depression in Adults with a Chronic Physical Health Problem||00:20:00|
|Palliative Care for Adults||00:05:00|
|Assessment Module 06|
|Module 06 Final Quiz Exam – Nurse Prescribing Diploma||00:10:00|
|Nurse Prescribing Level 3|
|Module 07: Prescribing and Managing Medicines in Care Homes|
|Respiratory Tract Infections (Self-Limiting): Prescribing Antibiotics||00:05:00|
|Prescribing and Managing Medicines in Care Homes||00:10:00|
|Assessment Module 07|
|Module 07 Final Quiz Exam – Nurse Prescribing Diploma||00:10:00|
|Module 08: Antimicrobial Prescribing|
|Pneumonia (Hospital – Acquired)||00:05:00|
|Assessment Module 08|
|Module 08 Final Quiz Exam – Nurse Prescribing Diploma||00:10:00|
|Module 09: Challenges for Nurse Prescribers|
|Drug Misuse in Over 16s: Opioid Detoxification||00:10:00|
|Future Challenges for Nurse Prescribers||00:15:00|
|Assessment Module 09|
|Module 09 Final Quiz Exam – Nurse Prescribing Diploma||00:10:00|