Independent prescribing independent prescribing enables optometrists to clinically assess a patient, establish a diagnosis, determine the clinical management required and prescribe where necessary. Medicines and independent prescribing practice guidance for advanced paramedic independent prescribers in the safe use of medicines this is the first edition of the college of paramedics practice guidance, which is aimed at independent and supplementary prescribers. Independent prescribing is defined as prescribing by a practitioner (eg doctor, dentist, nurse, pharmacist) responsible and accountable for the assessment of patients with undiagnosed and diagnosed conditions and for decisions about the clinical management required, including prescribing (dh, 2006 p2.
On the independent prescribing postgraduate degree at keele university you will study to register with the gphc and carry out an independent prescribing or supplementary prescribing role you will also be awarded the certificate in prescribing studies (independent prescribing) postgraduate university award.
Independent prescribing entry requirements details of the pre-requisites for entering a pharmacist independent prescribing programme accredited independent prescribing programmes you can find a list of the universities that offer independent prescribing programmes together with the latest accreditation reports.
The agreed changes to the misuse of drugs regulations 2001 relating to nurse and pharmacist independent prescribing of controlled drugs (misuse of drugs (amendment no2) (england, wales and scotland) regulations 2012 (statutory instrument 2012/973)) came into force on 23 april 2012 and are summarised below. We were also among the first to provide an independent prescribing (ip) conversion course and a keele graduate was the first pharmacist to qualify as an independent pharmacist prescriber in the uk in january 2007 since 2007 in the region of 200 pharmacists have qualified as independent prescribers with keele. Independent prescribing independent prescribing is defined as prescribing by a practitioner (eg doctor, dentist, nurse, pharmacist) responsible and accountable for the assessment of patients with undiagnosed and diagnosed conditions and for decisions about the clinical management required, including prescribing (dh, 2006 p2.
The independent prescribing course has built on my portfolio of skills and enhanced my consultation skills the course is well structured and organised, with inspirational lecturers encouraging you to strive for excellence.
We offer an independent prescribing programme for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals the programme is run concurrently between the school of health sciences and the school of pharmacy and biomolecular sciences, involving a large degree of multidisciplinary learning.