Urgent Request for External Examiner – Non-Medical Prescribing – Continuing Professional Development in health-related courses

Opening Date:
14 Mar 2023
Closing Date:
25 Apr 2023
Salary Range:

We are seeking an external examiner for our Non-Medical Prescribing – Continuing Professional Development in health-related courses at Bournemouth University. We are looking to appoint to by July 2023 and the period of appointment will be for a maximum of four years.

Joining the BU nursing team as an external examiner means you will be part of a team committed to developing the next generation of nurses and the development of those in practice. We have an extensive CPD portfolio which includes the Non-Medical Prescribing module which is available as a stand-alone CPD option or as part ACP programme. Currently this is offered to all eligible NMC and HCPC registrants. From September this will include Pharmacists. We envisage 6 intakes a year.

As an External Examiner you will:

  • Be a registered nurse
  • Experience of prescribing
  • Have expertise in the design, delivery, and assessment of primary care education, as evidenced by their current (or previous) post within a higher education establishment.
  • Attend at least one assessment board each year
  • Be available to review assessment material electronically at points throughout the year
  • Review new modules in preparation for validation events.
  • Submit an annual report to the University Quality and Standard Boards.

Further information about the role of an external examiner at BU can be found in the following link:

For more details and an informal conversation please contact Matthew Hartwell, Senior Lecturer at mhartwell@bournemouth.ac.uk

Please send expressions of interest together with a current CV to Dr Cindy Cox CPD Programme Lead by 25th April 2023 cmcox@bournemouth.ac.uk

We will also require proof of your right to work in the UK prior to the making the appointment.