This MSc Advanced Clinical Practice programme enables you to gain the knowledge, understanding and skills required to meet the capabilities of the Advanced Clinical Practice role. The definitions, role descriptors and levels of practice associated with Advanced Clinical Practice detailed in UK policy publications are reflected in the four pillars set out in the Multi-professional framework for advanced clinical practice (HEE 2017): clinical practice, leadership and management, research and education. These 4 pillars of practice provide the overall focus of the programme.
The advanced clinical practice role is an important aspect of workforce transformation in the UK healthcare system, and emerging policy and practice will be reflected in the learning and assessment strategies.
MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (F85) will provide the relevant postgraduate education required for health professionals to achieve the capabilities of Advanced Clinical Practice through completion of the three modules:
- Non-Medical and supplementary Prescribing (K803)
- Developing Advanced Clinical Practice (K804)
- Advancing Professional Practice (K805)
Non-Medical and supplementary Prescribing (K803) is an approved programme of study leading to a registerable qualification with the UK regulatory bodies. If you successfully complete this module as part of the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice, you will be required to register this qualification with your statutory body/regulator in order to prescribe.
Studying on the MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice will enable students to develop the knowledge understanding and skills required to be autonomous, expert health professionals working at an advanced level within their scope of professional practice.