CPD opportunities and upcoming events for ACPs and PAs


The Humber and North Yorkshire Faculty - Imposter Syndrome

Suitable for ACPs and PAs

When: 24th March 2024 at 10:00 - 15:30

Where: Mercure Grange Park Hotel

For more information about the event and to book onto the session, please click here. 


International Council for Nurses

Suitable for all trainee and qualified advanced practice nurses

The centre for advancing practice are coordinating the largest global forum for advanced practice nurses to network and collaborate on contemporary topics and future trends relevant to their practice. The conference theme ‘Advanced practice nursing an invaluable investment for global health’ is inspired by the International Council of Nurses strategic priorities and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and Universal Health Coverage.


When: 9th – 12th September 2024

Where: 13th Network Conference, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK


The 2024 conference will promote stimulating and thought-provoking exchanges, offering delegates the opportunity to meet and share ideas and experiences in both an educational and social environment. Through engagement at the conference, we hope a common language and understanding can develop and grow.


For more information about the conference, including registration, please click here.


Primary care CPD sessions

For information on other CPD sessions for primary care are available through HEE, please visit the HEE CPD sessions webpage found here.


CPD opportunities and upcoming events for ACPs


The centre for advancing practice – events and networking platform

Suitable for: trainee and qualified ACPs, ACP supervisors and ACP leads

There is a new national events and networking platform for ACPs. To gain access to this platform and see what upcoming events and opportunities are available, please complete this form.


Free CPD masterclasses for qualified ACPs

The North East and Yorkshire Faculty for Advancing Practice in collaboration with University of Huddersfield and Northumbria University are delighted to hold series of face to face CPD masterclasses for Qualified Advanced Practitioners.

Each event will focus on a particular topic:


Northumbria University

  • 8th April 2024 – Introduction to point of care Ultrasound (POCUS)
  • May 2024 – VR based sessions

More sessions to follow

For further information and to sign up CLICK HERE!

Further masterclasses are being held at Sheffield Hallam University and Northumbria University. Further details will be announced in due course.


Paediatric ACP Network Event 2023

Suitable for: all paediatric ACPs

When: Wednesday 13th March 2024 at 09:00 – 17:00,

Where: Technology Centre, Glaisher Drive Wolverhampton, WV10 9RU

The network are delivering an educational conference to share knowledge and expertise with regional and national colleagues. This is a paediatric advanced clinical practice network study day supported by PiP and delivered in partnership with The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust. The day will include an RCPCH AP curriculum update, a session on cardiac Arrhythmias and workshops on supervision and assessment, simulation, and managing conflict with families.

To register for the event click here


CPD opportunities and upcoming events for PAs

Free 2 day CBT: the bits course

Suitable for: all qualified PAs

NHS England are supporting Physician Associates to take part in a 2-day 10-minute CBT: the BITS course, run by the Association for Psychological Therapies (APT). 

 When: 6th and 7th February 2024

Where: Royal Station Hotel, Newcastle upon Tyne

Time: Full day (exact timings will be provided following sign up)

Eligibility: This course is exclusively for qualified physician associates in north east and north Cumbria.

Cost: Free!

Attendance on both days would be mandatory, and applications are welcome from PAs working in both primary and secondary care who have an interest in learning about CBT. You must have your employer’s permission prior to applying for this programme.

 To register for the course, please click here.

Please note applications will close at midnight on 12 November 2023after which you will receive a confirmation email of your sign up, along with venue information and timings for the day.

Please find further information about the course here.


PA mental health development day

When: 28th February 2024 at 09:00 – 17:00

Where: County Hotel, Newcastle city centre

The north east and north Cumbria faculty for advanced practice are hosting a physician associate (PA) mental health development day on 28th February 2024, following the success of the previous event on 18th October 2023. This event is open to all qualified PAs in the north east and north Cumbria region and will host different topics from the two previous events we have hosted.


Spaces are limited, please follow the link to sign up here. The sign up link will close on 28th January 2024