Nurse Prescribing Diploma

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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. 

Learning Objectives

  • 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.

Entry Requirement:

  • 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.

Certification

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.

Career Path

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:

  • Nurse
  • Pharmacist
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Midwife

Course Curriculum

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
Prostatitis (Acute) 00:05:00
Sinusitis (Acute) 00:10:00
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
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