First Steps to Nursing

Designed for those who are considering a career in either adult or mental health nursing. This module is online and over the summer months (May-August) but there is an opportunity to visit one of our Scottish campuses for some face-to-face classes. The module is awarded at SCQF level 7, equates to 20 credit points and prepares you for entry to either BSc Adult Nursing or BSc Mental Health Nursing degrees here at UWS.

Dowload module leaflet (pdf)

Community Nurse Prescribing V150

The Community Nurse V150 Prescribing module aims to prepare first level nurses and midwives to prescribe safely from the Nurse Prescriber’s Formulary (NPF). The module has been approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and is undertaken at SCQF Level 9 (degree level). All module content is underpinned by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s Competency Framework for all Prescribers (2016) which applies to all categories of prescriber. The prescribing qualification is recordable by the NMC.

Download Community Nurse Prescribing module leaflet (pdf)

Independent and Supplementary Prescribing (SCQF Level 9 & 11)

The Independent & Supplementary Prescribing modules aim to prepare you to be a safe independent and/or supplementary prescriber The module has been approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and can be undertaken at SCQF Level 9 (degree level) or SCQF Level 11 (post graduate/master’s level). All module content is underpinned by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s Competency Framework for all Prescribers (2016) which applies to all categories of prescriber. The prescribing qualification is recordable by the relevant professional body.

Download Independent & Supplementary Prescribing modules leaflet (pdf)
Last updated: 06/05/2021