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CPD for Non-Medical Prescribers Study Day

Learn about the course below
One half day
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We’re planning to teach through a flexible combination of online and face to face learning as we start the new academic year. If you’re thinking about starting in autumn 2020, there’s more detail on how we’ll deliver your course below, and in particular on the ‘Teaching’ tab under ‘Teaching and learning – changes for students in 2020’.

Explore contemporary issues and challenges related to prescribing practice in this short course designed for a wide range of professionals who are looking to meet the NMC requirements for continuing professional development in prescribing practice.

Why attend the CPD for Non-Medical Prescribers Study Day at Middlesex University?

Taught by an experienced practitioner over half a day at our state-of-the-art London campus, this course focuses on different clinical, legal and professional issues depending on which session you choose to attend.

Structured as a rolling program that can be accessed in an order, these half-day courses tackle a range of subjects including pharmacology, long-term conditions, adherence, repeat prescribing, consent, prescribing for children, and more. There is also the option to create a bespoke study day according to your needs.

What will you study on the CPD for Non-Medical Prescribers Study Day?

This course has been designed to assist you in meeting the NMC requirements (2008) for continuing professional development in relation to prescribing practice.

Each study day has been designed to facilitate practitioners in meeting their own CPD requirements through a flexible and student-centred approach to contemporary topical issues. Available on different days that can be taken in any order, this rolling program of study sessions features different options of content:

  • Safe and effective non-medical prescribing for common childhood conditions
  • Non-medical prescribing update for health visitors
  • Revision of psychopharmacology of drugs used in mental health care
  • The law, ethics, accountability and professional practice in prescribing
  • Safe prescribing: refresher for all prescribers and those who have not been actively prescribing
  • Prescribing in sexual health
  • Prescribing contraception

To be eligible for these study days, you must be a qualified prescriber, V100, V150,V300.

To apply, please email our NHS study days team.

There are several funding options available:

  • receiving course fees via CPPD contracts between NHS trusts and Middlesex University
  • paying your own fees
  • sponsorship by your employer (but not under a CPPD contract).

For more information for any of these options, including fee rates for self-funding/employer-sponsored students, please visit our dedicated funding page.

We’ll carefully manage any future changes to courses, or the support and other services available to you, if these are necessary because of things like changes to government health and safety advice, or any changes to the law.

Any decisions will be taken in line with both external advice and the University’s Regulations which include information on this.

Our priority will always be to maintain academic standards and quality so that your learning outcomes are not affected by any adjustments that we may have to make.

At all times we’ll aim to keep you well informed of how we may need to respond to changing circumstances, and about support that we’ll provide to you.

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