Conversion course for Supplementary Prescribers

Mode: Part-time

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Overview

This short professional course is for physiotherapists, podiatrists and therapeutic radiographers who have already completed the Non-Medical Prescribing course and who wish to become an independent prescriber.

You will have been practising as a supplementary prescriber in the area for which you intend to prescribe independently for at least six months.

The course involves two University-based study days, followed by two days of self-directed supervised clinical practice with a Designated Medical Practitioner (DMP).

Key course information - ordered by mode
Mode Duration Start date Location
Mode
Part-time
Duration
2 days
Start Date
November
Location

Modules

Employability

All students must be employed in a clinical environment where prescribing will benefit the service provided to the patient.

This professional qualification is essential for the development of the advanced practice framework.

Students can undertake this course as part of their advanced practice pathway.

Teaching and learning

Entry requirements

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Non-Medical Prescribing or Supplementary Prescribing
  • Qualified experienced practitioner, who is currently employed and normally sponsored by your employer
  • A service need for non-medical prescribing in practice to improvepatient care

How to apply

Home/EU applicants

Mode Duration Start date Application code Application method
Mode
Part-time
Duration
2 days
Start date
November
Application code
PSC_7_001
Application method

Please apply through the online CPPD prospectus.

Home/EU postgraduate students and research students should apply through our dedicated application system.

Full details of how to do this are supplied on our How to apply section for postgraduate students and our How to apply section for research students.

International applicants should use our international application system. Full details can be found on our How to apply section for international students.

See our admissions policy (PDF File 1,043 KB) and complaints policy (PDF File 127 KB).

Considering your application

Your application will be circulated to a number of potential supervisors who will look at your academic qualifications, experience and the research proposal to decide whether your research interest is something that could be supervised at LSBU.

There will also be an interview either by telephone or at the University. If you are successful you will be offered a place on a course and informed of the next enrolment date. The whole process normally takes between six to eight weeks, from receipt of your application to a decision being made about your application at the School.

Fees and funding

Most students are funded through their employer/Trust. Speak to you employer regarding professional development (CPD) funding that may be available to you.

The individual fee for this course is shown above. For more information, including how and when to pay, see our fees and funding section for postgraduate students.

See our Tuition Fees Regulations (PDF File 201 KB) and Refund Policy (PDF File 775 KB).

We have a range of PhD Scholarships available in partnership with businesses and organisations; read notices of PhD studentships.

Contact information

Course Enquiries - UK

Tel: 020 7815 7815

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