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Nurse Prescribing Diploma

Nurse Prescribing Diploma Endorsed by ABC Awards I Exam Included I MCQ based assessment I Tutor Support


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Summary

Price
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£22 inc VAT (was £300)
Offer ends 11 April 2020
Study method
Online, self-paced
Duration
200 Hours
Access to content
Lifetime access
Achievement
Endorsed by ABC Awards
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Overview

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.

This course is endorsed by ABC Awards – a regulated organisation that ensures professional, reputable certification for further education. Enrol today and gain the skills and knowledge to assess, manage and prescribe medication in your specialised area, with this expert instructor-led course.

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

Achievement

Endorsed by ABC Awards

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Course Outline

Nurse Prescribing Level 1

Module 01: Introduction to Nurse Prescribing

  • Introduction to Nurse Prescribing
  • Responsibilities of Nurse Prescribing

Module 02: Standards for Prescribing Practice

  • Standards for Prescribing Practice

Module 03: Prescribing Controlled Drugs

  • Prescribing Controlled Drugs

Nurse Prescribing Level 2

Module 04: Pharmacological Management

  • Neuropathic Pain in Adults
  • Generalised Anxiety Disorder in Adults
  • Tackling Panic Disorder in Adults

Module 05: Headaches in Over 12s: Diagnosis and Management

  • Headaches in Over 12s: Diagnosis and Management

Module 06:Prescribing for Adults

  • Depression in Adults with a Chronic Physical Health Problem
  • Palliative Care for Adults

Nurse Prescribing Level 3

Module 07: Prescribing and Managing Medicines in Care Homes

  • Respiratory Tract Infections (Self-Limiting): Prescribing Antibiotics
  • Prescribing and Managing Medicines in Care Homes

Module 08: Antimicrobial Prescribing

  • Pneumonia (Hospital – Acquired)
  • Prostatitis (Acute)
  • Sinusitis (Acute)

Module 09: Challenges for Nurse Prescribers

  • Drug Misuse in Over 16s: Opioid Detoxification
  • Future Challenges for Nurse Prescribers

Requirement/Certification

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement

At the successful completion of the course, the learners can order an endorsed certificate of achievement from ABC & Certa Awards by paying the accreditation fee of £78. There is an additional £10 delivery charge for international students.

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.

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.

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

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