On this page you will find Supervision and assessment resources and guiding regarding the supervision of advanced practitioners.
The purpose of these resources is to guide supervisors and supervisor training, rather than providing supervision.
High quality supervision for healthcare professionals moving into trainee advanced practice roles is essential for supporting the development of confidence and capability and underpins patient and practitioner safety. The Centre for Advancing Practice has a number of resources to support supervision and assessment.
The Centre for Advancing Practice
Workplace Supervision for Advanced Clinical Practice: An integrated multi-professional approach for practitioner development
Minimum standards for supervision
High quality supervision for healthcare professionals moving into trainee advanced practice roles is essential for supporting the development of confidence and capability and underpins patient and practitioner safety. Health Education England’s (2020) Workplace supervision for advanced clinical practice provides further in-depth, evidence based information and recommendations on how to develop quality supervision in the workplace. The following guidance is for supervisors, managers, employers, and trainee advanced practitioners to advise of the Centre for Advancing Practice minimum expected standards for supervision.
Advanced Practice Supervisor Capabilities
This guidance sets out learning and development principles for practitioners who are supervising colleagues as they progress to advanced level practice. It should be considered in conjunction with Centre for Advancing Practice supervision guidance and minimum standards.
Supervision and assessment videos
This video series provide insights about best practice in multi-professional supervision for advanced practice. These insights gathered through conversations with colleagues working in advanced practice in a variety of clinical settings.
South West Faculty podcasts
A series of podcasts developed by the South West Faculty exploring supervision within advanced practice.
Forms and checklists
Download the forms below to complete.