COMMUNITY PRACTITIONER NURSE PRESCRIBING (V100) - 2017/8

Module code: NUR3191

Module provider

School of Health Sciences

Module Leader

CROSS CE Mrs (Health Sci.)

Number of Credits

15

ECT Credits

7.5

Framework

FHEQ Level 6

JACs code

B714

Module cap (Maximum number of students)

N/A

Module Availability

Year long

Overall student workload

Independent Study Hours: 96

Lecture Hours: 16

Seminar Hours: 9

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Examination CALCULATION PAPER %
Examination GENERAL PAPER %
Coursework CRITICAL ACCOUNT 100%
Pass/Fail competencies PRACTICE PRESCRIPTIONS %
Pass/Fail competencies PRACTICE LOG %

Alternative Assessment

N/A

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
Assess and consult with patients / clients and parents / carers
Undertake a thorough history, including medication history and current medication (including over-the-counter, alternative and complementary health therapies) to inform diagnosis
Understand and apply the relevant legislation to the practice of nurse / midwife prescribing
Critically appraise, use sources of information / advice and decision support systems in prescribing practice
Understand the influences that can impact on prescribing practice
Demonstrate an understanding of the ethical dimensions of prescribing
Understand and apply knowledge of drug actions in prescribing practice
Demonstrate an understanding of the roles and relationships of others involved in prescribing, supplying and administering medicines
Prescribe safely, appropriately and cost effectively
Practise within a framework of professional accountability and responsibility
Demonstrate knowledge and skills in prescribing for children

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Module content

Methods of Teaching / Learning

Assessment Strategy

Reading list

Reading list for COMMUNITY PRACTITIONER NURSE PRESCRIBING (V100) : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/nur3191

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