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  • Independent Prescribing Conversion Course for AHP

    The Independent Prescribing Conversion Course for AHPs provides a programme of preparation for Chiropodists/Podiatrists, Physiotherapists and Therapeutic Radiographers currently annotated on the relevant HCPC register as a Supplementary Prescriber to develop the knowledge and skills to practice as an Independent Prescriber. The course is studied at postgraduate (M Level).

    Course Content

    This course builds on the practitioners existing professional knowledge, skills, behaviours and experience including their experience as a Supplementary Prescriber and provides a theoretical basis on which to develop competence as an Independent Prescriber.

    Students will spend the equivalent of 2 days (4 half days) in the University and 2 days (15 hours) in practice with their Designated Medical Practitioner (DMP). There are also a range of e-learning activities to complete which can be accessed through the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE): Moodle.

    To be eligible for this course you will need to have completed an HCPC approved Supplementary Prescribing course. Applicants who need to provide evidence of their potential to study at Level 7 (Masters) should contact the Programme Administrator who will be able to advise you on the nature and extent of the evidence that will be required.