The HEE Roadmap to Practice for First Contact Practitioners and Advanced Practitioners in Primary Care (Musculoskeletal) provides a clear educational pathway from undergraduate to advanced practice for clinicians wishing to pursue a career in MSK primary care.
SOMM is delighted to be one of the organisations running courses to train supervisors to take clinicians through the portfolio route described in the Roadmap.
To be eligible for the FCPs and APs supervisor training course, you need to be currently working in a Primary Care MSK service in England (either NHS or external partners):
o as an FCP/AP with a full post registration postgraduate master’s degree (UK QAA level 7); or
o as a clinician holding a full post registration postgraduate master’s degree and working in MSK; or
o as a Consultant Physiotherapist holding a full post registration postgraduate master’s degree, and working in MSK; or
o as a GP Trainer, a GP or a medical doctor in an integrated MSK service; or
o as a full member of MACP, working as an FCP, irrespective of completing a full master’s degree
The courses will be able to take a maximum of 14 places and are open to a maximum of 2 supervisors per Trust/CCG. To apply, you must be able to attend both days as listed to complete the training to be a recognised FCP/AP supervisor.
SOMM’s course dates:
Wednesday 21st April & Saturday 1st May 2021
Wednesday 5th May & Wednesday 26th May 2021
Thursday 10th June & Friday 11th June 2021
Friday 2nd July & Friday 23rd July 2021
Saturday 18th September & Saturday 25th September 2021
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to express interest.