Non-Medical Prescribing

The Open University

Course Information

With this Non-Medical Prescribing course from The Open University you’ll become equipped and ready to be responsible and accountable for the assessment of patients with diagnosed and undiagnosed conditions, together with the decision-making skills required in clinical management.

Key features of the course

– Successful completion entitles you to apply to your respective regulator for annotation as a non-medical prescriber
– Provides you with a critical understanding of the necessary clinical and practical aspects of prescribing
– Gives you the appropriate knowledge that underpins applied pharmacology.
– Provides you with an understanding of the legal and ethical implications of prescribing.
Career relevance

This qualification will allow you to apply for annotation with your regulatory body as a non-medical prescriber. It will increase your career prospects by widening opportunities for you and for the further development of services within your organisation.

Currently it is aimed at pharmacists, physiotherapists, chiropodists or podiatrists, therapeutic radiographers and paramedics; diagnostic radiographers and dietitians who will be eligible to apply for annotation as Supplementary Prescribers.
It is the intention of Government and health care organisations, including the NHS, that non-medical prescribing will make better use of the skills of health professionals and contribute to the introduction of more flexible team working.

Scholarship Option

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