To be able to take this module you must:
- hold a degree from a UK university or equivalent, or in the case of non-graduates, be able to demonstrate equivalent academic ability and professional experience.
- be registered with an appropriate regulatory body and evidence this by providing your registration number, which can be checked using online public sources.
- have a current valid Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and provide a signed declaration from the Trust to evidence that their DBS is up-to-date.
- have support provided by an approved Practice Assessor (formerly termed as DMP) who meets the eligibility criteria for the assessment and/or supervision of trainee prescribers (as described by the appropriate professional body) for the required term of supervised practice.
- have a supporting organisation which is able to provide governance, learning opportunities and continued service provision.
- fulfil the necessary minimum requirements of the registrants' regulatory body (GPhC, HCPC or NMC).
If you have any doubt about the suitability of the module, please speak to an adviser.
How to apply
You are required to produce a personal statement to support your application. This statement should be original work, written by you, and include a short summary of the group of patients you are planning to prescribe for and the setting. Academic referencing is not required but your personal statement should be written in prose and demonstrate a good use of English.
If you are a Nurse or Midwife registered with the NMC, a Pharmacist registered with the GPhC, or an Allied Health Professional registered with the HCPC, the application form and further guidance can obtained by contacting the faculty at WELS-NMP-Programme@open.ac.uk