Career Pathway

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The Centre for Advancing Practice (CfAP) has been developed to help implement HEE Multi Professional Framework for Advanced Clinical Practice in England. Practitioners in the future who successfully complete an accredited MSc programme in advanced practice will be recognised by the CfAP and the practitioner placed on a public facing advanced practitioner directory. Further information regarding CfAP can be found on the link below:

https://www.hee.nhs.uk/our-work/advanced-clinical-practice

Each HEE Region now has a Faculty for Advancing Practice to support the work of CfAP. Each faculty has a Lead, a supervision and assessment lead. The Midlands Faculty Lead is Dr Julian Barratt their website can be found on the link below:

https://www.hee.nhs.uk/our-work/advanced-practice/regional-faculty-advancing-practice-–-midlands

Essential requirements to be considered for MSc level training.

  • 5 years working as a qualified practitioner with 2 years working at senior level
  • Have a first level degree in a subject relevant to the professional background of your area of employment
  • Have an understanding of advanced practice roles
  • Good self-motivation, enthusiasm, and engagement to develop role as an advanced practitioner
  • Ability to plan own professional development and maintain a high level of clinical practice to meet the core capabilities and the 4 pillars of Advanced Practice
  • Employer support

Pathways to train:

Nationally recognised speciality/bespoke routes to train

  • Apprenticeship (MSc) national procurement framework

https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/nursing/postgraduate/advanced-clinical-practice-da.aspx

  • Employer/HEE/Self-funded route (Modular master’s level)

https://www.staffs.ac.uk/course/advanced-clinical-practice-msc

https://www.wlv.ac.uk/courses/msc-advanced-clinical-practice/

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