Nurse Prescribing Course

Nurse Prescribing Course

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Overview of Nurse Prescribing Course

The Nurse Prescribing course has been designed to provide learners with an in-depth understanding of nurse prescribing practices and procedures, physical and mental health disorders, and the legal responsibilities of the role. Develop the essential skills and knowledge to fast track your career in the medical world and learn from the comfort of your home. 

In this comprehensive training course, you will explore the duties of a prescriber, with step-by-step guidance on how to administer prescription-only medicines, read product labels, maintain patient records, and much more. In addition, you will also gain extensive knowledge of drug abuse in under 16, providing patient-centred care, and how to prescribe and manage medicines in a wide range of settings, including care homes.

The course also goes into detail about treatment for depression, neuropathic pain, panic disorders, headaches, and respiratory tract infections.

Highlights Of The Nurse Prescribing Course

  • Demonstrate an understanding of nurse prescribing practices in the UK
  • Have a solid understanding of your responsibilities as a prescriber
  • Learn the procedure for reporting adverse drug reactions
  • Know how to administer prescription-only medicines to patients
  • Understand product labels and what information is required on prescriptions
  • Discover what type of prescription forms can be dispensed under the NHS
  • Be familiar with the rules of record-keeping and your professional duty of care
  • Gain basic knowledge of pharmacological management
  • Broaden your understanding of depression and panic anxiety disorder
  • Have an awareness of the challenges of the role and patient safety

Please note: This course only gives you the theoretical knowledge that you need to excel in this field. This Nurse Prescribing Course doesn’t entitle you to practise as a professional in this specific field.

Course Design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

Who Is This Course for?

This training course is suitable for aspiring Nurse Prescribers and Prescribing Pharmacists. It is a beginners training course ideal for those who are looking to gain the industry knowledge, skills and certification to take their career to the next level.

How is the Course Assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I Receive a Certificate of Completion?

Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised certificate and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Why Study This Course

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.

The Nurse Prescribing Course is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Career Path

This Nurse Prescribing Course will help you gain all the necessary theoretical knowledge to excel in the relevant field. Enrol on our course now and get started on the journey of taking your career to the next level.


Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised certificate, and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate for £9 and your Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

There are no prerequisites or specific qualifications needed to enrol in this course. Anyone from any educational background can take this course.

This course comes with an internationally recognised CPD certificate. It will ensure that you have a competitive advantage in the recruitment and selection process and during promotion.

Learners will receive 24/7 learning support for free to help with their learning materials. And a highly qualified team of tutors are ready to help our learners with any queries or confusion they may have.

Course Curriculum

Nurse Prescribing Course - Updated Version
Introduction to Nurse Prescribing 00:16:00
Legal and Ethical Aspects of Prescribing 00:32:00
Medicine Management 00:36:00
Anxiety Disorders in Adults 00:15:00
Liver Diseases Diagnoses Prescribing 00:46:00
Common Problems Pharmacological Management 01:06:00
Anti Microbial Prescribing 00:28:00
Cardiac Problems and Prescribing 00:21:00
Neurological Problems and Prescribing 00:16:00
Palliative Care 00:09:00
Prescribing in Pregnancy and Lactation 00:31:00
Prescribing for Older People 00:12:00
Prescribing for Children 00:17:00
Common Medicines in Use 00:19:00
Challenges and Future of Nurse Prescribing 00:14:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam- Nurse Prescribing Course 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam- Nurse Prescribing Course 00:20:00
Nurse Prescribing Course - Old Version
Module 01 – Introduction to Nurse Prescribing 00:20:00
Module 02 – Responsibilities of Nurse Prescribing 00:20:00
Module 03 – Standards for Prescribing Practice 00:10:00
Module 04 – Prescribing Controlled Drugs 00:10:00
Module 05 – Neuropathic Pain in Adults: Pharmacological Management 00:10:00
Module 06 – Generalised Anxiety Disorder in Adults 00:10:00
Module 07- Tackling Panic Disorder in Adults 00:10:00
Module 08 – Headaches in Over 12s: Diagnosis and Management 00:10:00
Module 09 – Depression in Adults with a Chronic Physical Health Problem 00:20:00
Module 10 – Palliative Care for Adults 00:05:00
Module 11 – Respiratory Tract Infections (Self-Limiting): Prescribing Antibiotics 00:05:00
Module 12 – Prescribing and Managing Medicines in Care Homes 00:15:00
Module 13 – Pneumonia (Hospital – Acquired) Antimicrobial Prescribing 00:13:00
Module 14 – Prostatitis (Acute): Antimicrobial Prescribing 00:10:00
Module 15 – Sinusitis (Acute): Antimicrobial Prescribing 00:10:00
Module 16 – Drug Misuse in Over 16s: Opioid Detoxification 00:10:00
Module 17- Future Challenges for Nurse Prescribers 00:15:00

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