Independent Prescribing

Queen's University Belfast

 

Course Name Independent Prescribing
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 108324 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Certificate at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters PgCert
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry Year: 2023
Application Date

Expand+Applicants are advised to apply as early as possible and ideally no later than 31st July 2023 for courses which commence in late September. In the event that any programme receives a high number of applications, the University reserves the right to c...

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Duration 1 year (Part Time)

Teaching Times
Teaching is delivered via a combination of online learning, live workshops and work-based learning. A timetable of workshops related to this course is available on the NICPLD website.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+A primary degree in Pharmacy (minimum Bachelor degree) from an institution approved by the University.

Additionally all students must:
• be registered as a pharmacist with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) or the Pharmaceutical Society ...

Comment Additional Awards Gained
There are no specific additional costs associated with this course.
Course Summary The Postgraduate Certificate in Independent Prescribing for pharmacists is designed for pharmacists in Northern Ireland who wish to train and qualify as non-medical independent prescribers.
Course Content

Expand+Overview
The Postgraduate Certificate in Independent Prescribing for pharmacists is designed for pharmacists in Northern Ireland who wish to train and qualify as non-medical independent prescribers.

The Postgraduate Certificate can be undertaken...

Subjects Taught There are four taught modules, each 10 CATS points:
PMY7070 Person-centred care & collaboration
PMY7071 Disease management
PMY7072 Clinical skills
PMY7073 Professionalism

There is an additional module of work-based learning called 'PMY7074 Learning in practice' worth 20 CATS points.

All modules are compulsory.
Assessment Method

Expand+Each module has one or more assessments associated with it. A general overview is provided below:
• Person-centred care & collaboration (10 CATS) - assessment is comprised of a number of elements including consultation skills OSCE and written asse...

Careers or Further Progression

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Professional Opportunities
This PG Certificate in Independent Prescribing enhances the opportunities for pharmacists in Northern Ireland to progress their career through annotation on the pharmacy register as an independent prescri...

Further Enquiries NI, GB and EU Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
+44 (0)28 9097 3004
Postgraduate Enquiries: postgrad.admissions@qub.ac.uk

International Admissions Enquiries
+44 (0)28 9097 3004
International Enquiries: intl.admissions@qub.ac.uk

In person:
The Admissions and Access Service is located on Level 1, Lanyon North (see map). Normal hours are Monday to Friday 10.00am to 12.00 noon and 2.00pm to 4.00pm.
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