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  • Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for AHPs

    (Application Code XHP - M Level)

    The Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for AHPs course provides a programme of preparation for chiropodists / podiatrists, physiotherapists, therapeutic radiographers or paramedics to develop the knowledge and skills required in order to practice as a safe, effective and competent Independent and Supplementary Prescriber who is able to provide a high professional standard of care and be accountable for that care.

    Course Content

    The course introduces pharmacology, legal and ethical prescribing, interpersonal skills and quality assurance aspects of prescribing. These are underpinned by reflection on your own experience, evaluation of your own performance and application of theory to practice. It also enables participants to be aware of current developments within non-medical prescribing in the UK. 

    The course consists of 12 taught days and 14 e-learning days. Students are also required to complete a minimum of 12 days (90 hours) supervised practice.

    To be eligible for this course, you will need to have studied at Level 6, or be able to provide evidence of your potential to study at this level.