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 an experienced professional.
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. You will also gain extensive knowledge of drug abuse in under 16s, 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.
- 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
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 professional qualification 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.
On successful completion of the course, learners will have a solid understanding of nurse prescribing practices and the professional responsibilities of the role. Related professions in this field include:
- Nurse Prescriber
- Prescribing Pharmacist
- Clinical Nurse Specialist
- Community Nurse
|Nurse Prescribing Course|
|Introduction to Nurse Prescribing||00:16:00|
|Legal and Ethical Aspects of Prescribing||00:32:00|
|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|
|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- Nurse Prescribing Course||00:20:00|
|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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