Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP)

What is an ACP?

Advanced Clinical Practitioners (ACPs) are healthcare professionals from a range of backgrounds including, but not limited to, nurses, pharmacists, paramedics and occupational therapists. They are educated to Master’s level and have developed skills and knowledge to allow them to take on expanded roles. ACP is a defined level of practice designed to transform and modernise pathways of care, enabling the sharing of skills across traditional professional boundaries. ACPs are deployed across all healthcare settings and work at a level that pulls together the four pillars of Advanced Practice:

  1. Clinical Practice
  2. Leadership & Management
  3. Education
  4. Research

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