SHU Non-Medical Prescribing (V300) – Level 6 Entry Requirements 2017/18
Entry requirements All entrants to the module must meet the following requirements:
- be registered as an allied health professional with the Health and Care Professions Council
- Possess a valid registration on Part 1, 2 or 3 of the Professional Register maintained by the NMC
- Be professionally practising in, and have appropriate experience of, an environment where there is an identified need for the individual to regularly use independent, and/or supplementary prescribing. The year preceding application to the module must have been in the clinical area in which you intend to prescribe (e.g. mental health, neonates
- Should have written endorsement, normally from their employing and/or sponsoring organisation, that they have identified an area of clinical practice and need in which to develop their prescribing skills, including confirmation that the entrant will have appropriate supervised practice in the clinical area in which they are expected to prescribe
- Have a designated medical practitioner (DMP), recognised as having a) training and experience appropriate to their role, b) training and experience in the supervision, support and assessment of trainees, and who has agreed to:
- a) Provide the student with supervision, support and shadowing opportunities, and is familiar with the requirements of the module and the need to achieve the learning outcomes
- b) Support and assess the student during their clinical placement
In addition, DMPs are required to complete the inter-professional Faculty Placement Audit, prior to the student commencing the module. This ensures the quality of the placement learning environment, assists in enabling DMPs and students to maximise learning opportunities, ensures consistency of learning across the student cohort and is a vehicle for addressing areas for development between DMPs and the module team.
Nurses and Allied Health professionals:
- Should have at least 3 years post-registration relevant experience
In addition students should be able to provide evidence of continuing professional development.