Programme accreditation

Programme Accreditation Resources

This page contains the guides, documents and forms for Centre for Advancing Practice programme accreditation. In other words all the required Programme Accreditation Resources.

The Centre‚Äôs programme accreditation provides assurance to the wider system of the quality of Advanced Practice Education Programmes. Programmes map to the capabilities across the 4 pillars of the multi-professional framework for advanced clinical practice in England (MPF) and Standards for Education and Training (SET). 

Accreditation is now continuous, in that there is no specific date for renewal. Monitoring programmes post-accreditation has two phases; Accreditation Monitoring and Exception Reporting.

Programme Accreditation Resources

This section contains the resources for initial Programme Accreditation.

Multi-professional framework for advanced clinical practice England
Multi-professional framework for advanced clinical practice England
Standards for Education and Training (SET)
Programme Accreditation Guide
Programme Accreditation Guide

Mapping Documents

Programme Accreditation Resources: Advanced Practice Programme Accreditation
Standards for Education and Training (SET) Mapping
Programme Accreditation Resources: Multi-professional Framework Mapping for Programme Accreditation
Multi-professional Framework Mapping for Programme Accreditation

Accreditation Monitoring

The guidance for Accreditation Monitoring can be found in this section.

Accreditation Monitoring: Guidance for Education Providers
Accreditation Monitoring Guide

Exception Reporting

The guide and exception reporting form can be found in this section.

Programme Accreditation Resources: Exception Reporting: Guidance 
for Education Providers
Programme Accreditation Resources: Exception Report Form
Exception Report Form

This regularly updated list show programmes accredited by the Centre for Advancing Practice. Education provider determine Advanced practice programme titles. As a result variance may occur within these programme titles. With some programmes aimed specifically at certain professionals and/or scopes of practice.

Programmes successfully accredited by the Centre for Advancing Practice have demonstrated meeting the capabilities and standards set out in:

These set out generic advanced practice competencies and skills. As such do not necessarily confer recognition of skills specific to a scope of practice even if such is in any title.