Health CPD modules at University of Brighton


Managing Complexity in Advanced Clinical Practice

Module Information 

The module demonstrates students’ critical engagement with the complexities of Advanced Clinical Practice. Students and apprentices are required to successfully map their advancing practice to the current Advanced Clinical Practice framework. These capabilities would be achieved in the workplace and through course related activity under the guidance of a named supervisor and personal tutor.

Module code



  • Rationale for ePortfolio development and maintenance, including digital literacy for ePortfolio development and evidence collation
  • Sourcing and critically appraising robust and convincing evidence across the four pillars of advanced clinical practice.
  • Critical Reasoning Multi-Professional Learning Set participation
  • Individual, group and organisational resilience for advanced clinical practice

Taught input on contemporaneous issues impacting on the development and delivery of advanced clinical practice: Year 1 =  Negotiated Learning/ Patient Safety/ Ethical & Legal Perspectives of Advanced Clinical Practice. Year 2 = Models of Supervision/ Organisational Resilience/ Integrated Care.

Entry Requirements 

Students or apprentices must be enrolled on the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice or MSc Advanced Clinical Practice Apprenticeship Degree respectively and fulfil the entry requirements for that course. Students/ apprentices require the support of a workplace supervisor who is educated or working towards Masters level or has equivalent experience of working at an advanced level of practice.


Submission of an e-Portfolio, which will evidence the student or apprentice’s Advanced Clinical Practice by critically presenting and illustrating examples of their advanced clinical, leadership, educational and research practices , mapped to the current ACP framework.

Module Leader 

Kevin Barrett  

Module Dates 

2023-24 Semester 1 and 2  Falmer Campus, Brighton (Dates subject to change)


  • October 2
  • December 11
  • February 9
  • April 22


  • October 14
  • January 20
  • March 17
  • April 7

Assessment submission date June 2025


If you are choosing this module as part of a postgraduate course, please contact for specific information on the fee for this module

Key Information 

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