electronic Practice Assessment Document (ePAD)

ePAD is for S19 first and S18 second-year nursing students from October 2019

The Practice Assessment Document (PAD) provides a comprehensive record of professional development and performance in practice.

S17 third year students will continue to use eOAR

Do not use Internet Explorer as your browser when accessing ePAD as this disables several functions.

Please use an alternative modern browser such as (but not restricted to):

  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Safari
  • Mozilla FireFox

Guidance Documents for Developing NMC Proficiencies

Help and support

If you are having any difficulty using the ePAD site, please email the POPPI team, this email account is monitored during office hours.


If you receive any error messages it is useful if you can send us a screenshot of the message along with the detail of when the message appeared.