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Course Overview

The Nurse Prescribing Diploma course is ideal for those who are working in nursing who wish to gain an understanding of nurse prescribing procedures or how to work with a prescriber. This course also applies to pharmacists and other healthcare professionals who want to learn about independent prescribing. You will gain in-depth knowledge of prescription writing, record-keeping, labelling, administering controlled drugs, as well as how to provide palliative care and manage medicines in care homes.

All of the information contained in the Nurse Prescribing Diploma course is intended to give you the best possible online training for this subject. But be aware that this does not equate to an official qualification enabling you to start practising in this profession immediately. Please ensure that permits and other qualifications are taken into consideration.

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Key Topics to Be Covered

  • Responsibilities of prescribers
  • Prescription writing requirements
  • Medicine labelling guidelines
  • Communication & record-keeping
  • Administering controlled drugs
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Learning Outcomes

  • Excellent knowledge of nurse prescribing skills & responsibilities
  • An understanding of the requirements for writing prescriptions
  • An awareness of medication labelling guidelines in the UK
  • Knowledge of standards for record-keeping and administering
  • An ability to provide information to carers and patients
  • Gain the skills to care for people with anxiety, panic disorders and a range of mental health and physical illnesses 

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Your Path to Success

The salary range for a nurse prescriber in the UK is £24,214 to £43,772 per annum. Once you have completed this course and passed the assessment, you too will receive an internationally-recognised certification to kickstart your career in a range of professions in this field.

Skills You Will Gain

  • Writing prescriptions and administering medicine
  • Patient care
  • Communication
  • Attention to detail

Is This Nurse Prescribing Diploma Course Right for You?

This course is ideal for aspiring nurses and nurse prescribers but is also ideal for pharmacists and those in other related professions where medicine is administered and prescribed. There are no specific entry requirements for this course, which can be studied on a full-time or part-time basis.

Assessment Process

Once you have finished the learning stages in the course, your abilities will be assessed by an automated multiple-choice question session, after which you will receive the results immediately.

Showcase Your Accomplishment of New Skills: Get a Certification of Completion

To receive the CPD and IAO approved certificate, learners must successfully complete the course assessment. For only £10, you may obtain digital certificates. Learners in the UK can buy printed hard copies for £29, while overseas students can buy printed hard copies for £39.

Course Curriculum

Nurse Prescribing Diploma
Module 01-Introduction to Nurse Prescribing 00:38:00
Module 02-Responsibilities of Nurse Prescribing 00:35:00
Module 03-Standards for Prescribing Practice 00:40:00
Module 04-Prescribing Controlled Drugs 00:19:00
Module 05-Neuropathic Pain in Adults Pharmacological Management 00:40:00
Module 06-Generalised Anxiety Disorder in Adults 00:24:00
Module 07-Tackling Panic Disorder in Adults 00:32:00
Module 08-Headaches in Over 12s Diagnosis and Management 00:31:00
Module 09-Depression in Adults with a Chronic Physical Health Problem 01:15:00
Module 10-Palliative Care for Adults 00:20:00
Module 11-Respiratory Tract Infections (Self-Limiting) Prescribing Antibiotics 00:16:00
Module 12-Prescribing and Managing Medicines in Care Homes 00:24:00
Module 13-Pneumonia (Hospital – Acquired) Antimicrobial Prescribing 00:22:00
Module 14-Prostatitis (Acute) Antimicrobial Prescribing 00:17:00
Module 15-Sinusitis (Acute) Antimicrobial Prescribing 00:31:00
Module 16-Drug Misuse in Over 16s Opioid Detoxification 00:28:00
Module 17-Future Challenges for Nurse Prescribers 00:47:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Nurse Prescribing Diploma 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Nurse Prescribing Diploma 00:20:00
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