Applications for Round 2, 2019 have now closed.
Applications for Round 3, 2019 will open Monday 3 June.
Following the two-week application period, pharmacists will have four months to collate evidence and submit their practice portfolio via the Advancing Practice portal. View our FAQs for process and submission information, pricing and payment plans, round timelines and key resources.
Portfolio building guide
Assists you with preparing a practice portfolio to be evaluated to determine your stage of practitioner development.
Background and Guiding Principles
Outlines the background and guiding principles for the credentialing of Advanced Practice Pharmacists in Australia.
The Advancing Practice framework for assessment is based on the competencies outlined with in the ‘National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia’.
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It is anticipated successful evaluators will be required to evaluate around eight portfolios per evaluation round. Practice portfolios are expected to take between two and four hours to evaluate on average; evaluators will be paid $175 per completed portfolio.
Evaluators selected by Advancing Practice will be required to attend an Advancing Practice Evaluator Training session (14 May in Brisbane) and be available for planned upcoming evaluation rounds:
- Round 1: Monday 16 July – Monday 20 August 2018
- Round 2: Monday 8 October – Monday 12 November 2018
- Round 3: Monday 21 January 2019 – Monday 4 March 2019
Evaluator applications coming in 2019
Monday 12 March: Evaluator applications open
Sunday 25 March: Evaluator applications close
Sunday 8 April: Sample portfolio reviews close
Tuesday 1 – Friday 4 May: Successful evaluator applicants confirmed
Monday 14 May: Evaluator training day (Brisbane)