Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency - Key steps - a summary when using the Supervised practice framework

Key steps - a summary when using the Supervised practice framework

 

The steps to follow to comply with the Supervised practice framework (the framework) may vary depending on the purpose of the supervised practice. Below are summaries of the key steps for:

  • supervised practice as a registration requirement or for suitability and eligibility requirements
  • supervised practice following a complaint (notification). 

The summaries are not a replacement for reading the framework, or relevant registration standards and guidelines published on the Board website. 

The diagram below is a summary of the key steps when using the Supervised practice framework (the framework) to help you comply with the framework. 

Supervised practice framework key steps – for registration, suitability and eligibility requirements

  • Step 1

    Complete other relevant application forms if required, e.g. general registration, limited registration, provisional registration or professional development plans.
  • Step 2

    Nominate a supervisor(s).
  • Step 3

    Complete the supervised practice plan from your profession's Board website.

    Proof of completion of orientation to the Australian healthcare system, and/or cultural safety components may also be required and can be attached to the supervised practice plan.
  • Step 4

    Submit the signed supervised practice plan to Ahpra via the online upload portal.
  • Step 5

    Receive approval from the National Board for the supervised practice arrangement.
  • Step 6

    Give the employer or senior person a copy of the supervised practice arrangement and start or restart practice.
  • Step 7

    Make sure supervised practice reports are completed by the supervisor when required and submitted to Ahpra via the online upload portal.

    Proof of completion of orientation to the Australian healthcare system and or cultural safety components, may also be required and can be attached to the supervised practice report.
  • Step 8

    On successful completion of supervised practice, the supervisee may apply to the National Board to remove notations or conditions from registration.

    The application for review of conditions or undertakings is available on the Ahpra website.

The diagram below is a summary of the key steps when using the framework to help you comply with the framework. 

Supervised practice framework key steps – following a complaint (notification)

  • Step 1

    Receive notice from the National Board of conditions on your registration or acceptance of an undertaking requiring you to carry out supervised practice approved by the Board.
  • Step 2

    Nominate a supervisor(s). Information on how to do this is available on the Ahpra website.
  • Step 3

    Complete the forms required from the Ahpra website.
  • Step 4

    Submit signed forms to Ahpra via the online upload portal.
  • Step 5

    Receive approval from the National Board for the supervised practice arrangement.
  • Step 6

    Give the employer or senior person a copy of the supervised practice arrangement and start or restart practice.
  • Step 7

    Make sure supervised practice reports are completed by the supervisor when required and submitted to Ahpra via the online upload portal.
  • Step 8

    Supervised practice is required until a decision is made by the relevant National Board to change or remove the requirement.

    The supervisee may apply for a review of conditions or undertakings by completing the application form available on the Ahpra website.
 
 
 
Page reviewed 1/02/2022