Who is this course for?
Preparing to train as an independent prescriber is open to pharmacists from all sectors of practice, including community pharmacists who are planning to commence their independent prescriber training with a Higher Education Institute (HEI). If you are a newly qualified pharmacist, see further information below under the ‘Who can apply?’ tab.
This is a fully funded course that helps pharmacists develop the skills and confidence to get ready and best prepare for independent prescriber training.
If you still have questions after checking the programme information below, please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions document.
The aim of this e-course is to build the confidence and competence of pharmacists who are planning to apply and train as independent prescribers.
The course is made up of three main components:
You will need to pick one of the mandatory online workshops to attend at a date and time that works for you. Booking the online workshop will automatically enrol you on the e-course.
Once you have identified your own personal learning needs by completing the self-assessment framework, the different topic areas in this programme will support you to:
Pharmacists who are planning to apply and/or start their independent prescriber training can apply to take part.
Further information for newly qualified pharmacists