University of Lincoln

Non-Medical Prescribing

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School:University of Lincoln
Faculty:School of Health and Social Sciences
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Medication Aide
Description:This combined degree offers an appreciation of the key themes driving contemporary Politics and Social Policy. It introduces students to the influence of different political cultures and traditions and the impact of social and demographic change.

By the time they reach the final year, students will be able to apply their knowledge and understanding of politics and social policy to an analysis of the development of contemporary political and social policy debates in the UK and internationally.

The course is designed to provide students with a grasp of thThis Certificate in Non-Medical Prescribing validated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council prepares students to prescribe within both independent and supplementary frameworks. It provides the main theoretical perspectives associated with evidence-based therapeutics, the consultation process including concordance and the legal, ethical and professional issues associated with the prescribing role.

The course supports the application of theoretical knowledge to practice by providing a period of supervised clinical experience in which each student will work alongside and be assessed by, their Designated Medical Practitioner (DMP). This enables students to develop their skills and the specific competencies required to prescribe safely, effectively and appropriately within their own area of professional expertise.

This programme is based on the National Prescribing Centre single competency framework (NPC. 2012) which identifies a core set of competencies underpinning prescribing practice, regardless of professional background.e breadth of topics encompassed under the social policy agenda. It provides the conceptual and theoretical tools necessary for students to critically analyse the scope and efficacy of different welfare strategies.

The design of the Politics and Social Policy course at Lincoln reflects the strong interdisciplinary nature of the two subjects.
URL:Non-Medical Prescribing at University of Lincoln
Length:7 Month(s)
Modified on October 17, 2013

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