PGCert Advanced Specialist Training in Emergency Medicine / Overview
Year of entry: 2018
- Degree awarded
- Postgraduate Certificate
- 1 year
- Entry requirements
- How to apply
This course comprises the Independent Prescribing and Advanced Clinical Skills short courses. You will need to apply for both courses by following the instructions on each page. The deadline for applications is 1 July 2018.
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- Learn how to assess and manage emergency department patients with minor injuries and illnesses and recommend or prescribe appropriate medicines if you are a registered pharmacist.
- Study at a university ranked 6th in the UK and 16th in the world for pharmacy and pharmacology (QS World University Rankings 2018).
- The Independent Prescribing unit is accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).
- Completing this course will contribute to your annual continuing professional development as part of the requirements for registration with the GPhC.
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For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £4,800
For students with support from the Pharmacy Department, tuition fees will be paid in full for this course by Health Education North West. This is as part of a funding initiative to develop the role of pharmacists in the Emergency Department.
In addition, there is some additional funding available for Acute Trusts to backfill for student time for undertaking the PGCert.