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(Application Code XNM - M Level)
The Non-Medical Prescribing (V300) course provides a programme of preparation for registered nurses and midwives to prescribe safely and competently as independent prescribers.
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 and 14 e-learning days. Students are also required to complete a minimum of 12 days (84 hours) supervised practice.
The course assessment comprises a:
Access to this course is available to all practitioners who meet the following criteria. You must:
If you meet these criteria, your next step is to submit an application form with all the required documents. If you are ready to apply then please make an application through the online application service. You will need to register for the portal before proceeding with your application.
Note: Applicants who need to provide evidence of their potential to study should contact the Programme Administrator who will be able to advise you on the nature and extent of the evidence that will be required.
Note: All applicants will need to provide a copy of a current full enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check (within the last 3 years), and evidence of occupational health clearance prior to being accepted onto the course. This is an NMC requirement.
Applications are made through the online application service You will need to register for the portal before proceeding with your application.
Admissions process (PDF)
Please email Sherene Charles as this module cannot be automatically added.