Sustainable Careers for Advanced Critical Care Practitioners (ACCPs)

Published 10/01/2023

Study and professional leave

ACCPs will require study or professional leave to maintain their continual professional development in addition to SPA time. The FICM recommends 10 days of professional leave per year for a full time ACCP, with an associated study budget equivalent in value to deanery appointed junior doctors. Part time ACCPs should have both the time and the study budget allocated on a prorate basis. Incorporation of the ACCP study budget into the staffing budget will allow ease of access to the funds