We are pleased to announce the launch of our new learning programme, Preparing to train as an independent prescriber. This programme aims to build the confidence and competence of pharmacists who are planning to apply and train as independent prescribers and 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).
The course is made up of four main components, including a self-directed e-course and self-assessment framework, a mandatory online workshop to support you to review your self-assessment of competencies, an optional online workshop to support your readiness for academic writing and reflective practice, and optional peer support sessions, providing the opportunity for you to develop your professional network and establish communities of practice.
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.
The Preparing to train as an independent prescriber learning programme launches on the 12 September. You will need to book onto one of the mandatory online workshops to guarantee your place and gain access to the e-course.
The two workshop dates available for this pilot cohort are as follows:
More dates will be released in due course for further cohorts of this programme.
For further information and how to apply, visit: