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Applications for Round 4 2019 of Advancing Practice have opened, marking the final round of the second year of the program, which facilitated the return of pharmacy practitioner credentialing to Australia in March 2018. Associate Professor Ian Coombes AdvPracPharm, Chair of the Advancing Practice Advisory Board says Advancing Practice has been designed for Australia’s fast-changing […]

Final 2019 Round of Advancing Practice opens

Applications for Round 4 2019 of Advancing Practice have opened, marking the final round of the second year of the program, which facilitated the return of pharmacy practitioner credentialing to Australia in March 2018. Associate Professor Ian Coombes AdvPracPharm, Chair of the Advancing Practice Advisory Board says Advancing Practice has been designed for Australia’s fast-changing […]

Expanding pool of accredited practitioners as new round opens

Applications have opened for Round 3 2019 of Advancing Practice, as the pool of accredited practitioners expands across hospital, community and academic pharmacy. For the third time in 2019 Australian pharmacists have the opportunity to assess their impact and influence on pharmacy practice and patient care, with participants in the current round to receive their […]

Personal and professional impact as new Round opens

For the second time in 2019 Australian pharmacists have the opportunity to assess their impact and influence on pharmacy practice and patient care as Advancing Practice opened again for applications yesterday. Round 2 applications close Friday 12 April 2019 – after which applicants will have four months to compile their practice portfolio for evaluation – […]

New year, new challenge for next wave of advanced practitioners

Advancing Practice has again opened for applications, marking Round 1 of the 2019 program and the second year of Australia’s new pharmacy practitioner credentialing pathway. Round 1 – which closes Friday 15 February 2019, after which applicants will have four months to compile their practice portfolio for independent evaluation – is the fourth Advancing Practice […]

First class: Round 1 credentials confirmed

Pharmacists in the opening round of Advancing Practice have been notified of their credentials, marking the end of Round 1 2018 evaluations and a new milestone for the growing pharmacy leadership program. The completion of Round 1 saw 34 applicants from around the country and a variety of practice settings credentialed as either Stage I […]

Setting the pharmacy agenda as final 2018 round opens

Applications have open for the final round of Advancing Practice for 2018, as the program announced final credentialing post-nominals and several program leaders were celebrated as among Australian pharmacy’s agenda-setters in a pharmacy media poll. Among the ’12 Agenda Setters’ and runners-up in the online Australian Journal of Pharmacy poll were Professor Debbie Rigby, Elise […]

Advancing Practice rolls into Round 2

Advancing Practice has opened again for applications, marking the start of Round 2 of Australia’s new centralised program for assessing pharmacists’ career achievements and impact on patient care. Round 2 applications close on Friday 15 June, after which pharmacist participants will have four months to collate evidence and submit their practice portfolio via the Advancing […]

Rising to the challenge: pharmacists flock to Advancing Practice

Round 1 applications for Advancing Practice have closed with a surge and portfolio-building is underway for the first sign-ups to Australia’s new centralised mechanism for assessing pharmacists’ career achievements and impact on patient care. While the final figure will not be publicly disclosed until the completion of credentialing in July-August 2018, Associate Professor Ian Coombes […]

Expert evaluators sought for Advancing Practice credentialing

A unique opportunity to help shape the future of Australian pharmacy has arrived with the opening of Advancing Practice evaluator applications this week. With pharmacists applying in droves for Australia’s new pathway for objectively measuring their influence and impact on pharmacy practice and patient care, the role of practice portfolio evaluator is pivotal to the […]

Global momentum and local action: Australian pharmacy comes of age

The first applications to submit pharmacists’ portfolios have come in following the opening of Advancing Practice, Australia’s new centralised mechanism for assessing pharmacists’ career achievements and impact on patient care. The opening of Round 1 applications – which close Thursday 15 March – marks a coming-of-age in Australian pharmacy, at a pivotal time for Australian […]

New era for Australian pharmacy as Advancing Practice credentialing opens

Australia’s new pathway for objectively measuring practitioners’ influence on pharmacy practice and impact on medicines management and patient care has arrived, with Advancing Practice opening for applications this morning.  Applications to be a part of Round 1 of the program, are open until Thursday 15 March; applicants will then have four months to submit their […]

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The Advancing Practice program aligns with FIP’s 2015 Advanced Practice and Specialisation in Pharmacy global report and 2016 Pharmaceutical Workforce Development Goal 4: Advanced and Specialist Development.

Please note: There are currently no application rounds scheduled. Advancing Practice is under consultative review to ensure a program is in place that leverages the Advanced Pharmacy Practice Framework to the optimal benefit of practitioners, supporting their growth, satisfaction and impact on patient care.

If you are currently credentialed and have an enquiry regarding the review or future re-credentialing and recognition, please email info@advancingpractice.com.au

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