Develop the skills and evidence-based knowledge to undertake safe, appropriate and cost-effective prescribing from the community practitioner formulary in our short course designed for community nurses working in district nursing, health visiting, school nursing, and community paediatric teams.
Taught by experienced practitioners and lecturers at our state-of-the-art London campus, this course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to obtain a V150 NMC recordable qualification and be able to prescribe from community practitioner formulary as appropriate to your area of practice.
Delivered through a combination of study days and supervised practice, this course ensures that you not only advance your knowledge and skills base but receive opportunities to apply it within your area of practice. Through a series of lectures, seminars and workshops you will explore a wide range of skills and theories that meet the current legislation and local and national policy, including prescribing for children, the effects of co-morbidity, consultation, therapy, the legal issues relevant to prescribing practice, and professional accountability.
Armed with these valuable skills you will not only enhance your practice and career prospects in district nursing, health visiting, school nursing, and community paediatric nursing, but obtain academic credits at Level 6 to put towards further study if you wish.
Tuesday 15th January (Introduction)
Tuesday 22nd January
Wednesday 23rd January
Tuesday 29th January
Wednesday 30th January
Tuesday 5th February
Wednesday 6th February
Tuesday 12th February
Wednesday 13th February
Tuesday 26th February
Wednesday 27th February
Tuesday 5th March
Tuesday 26th March
Late April-early May (date TBC) – Final exam
Taught by experienced practitioners and lecturers at our London campus, this course will support and challenge you to develop the skills to undertake safe prescribing from the community practitioner formulary through critical exploration of the following subjects:
You will be assessed through three main components:
The fees* below refer to the 2019/20 academic year unless otherwise stated.
Per credit: £60
30 credits: £1,800
There are several funding options available:
For more information for any of these options, including fee rates for self-funding/employer-sponsored students, please visit our dedicated funding page.