College Examinations

COVID-19

As we move through Phase 3 of the BC Restart Plan in response to COVID-19, the CNPBC continues to review its plans for examinations.

As you can appreciate, changes may be made to the timing and delivery format of examinations in order to safeguard the health and safety of candidates and examiners due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

We look forward to continuing to work safely and with kindness as we proceed with all College activities.


Dates

The next CNPBC Jurisprudence and Oral and Practical examinations are scheduled for February 26, and February 28, 2021. Dates for upcoming offerings are posted below.

February 2021 (Jurisprudence and Oral Practical): 

The Jurisprudence examination will be held on Friday, February 26, 2021, in a virtual setting.

The Oral and Practical examinations will be held on Sunday, February 28, 2021, in a virtual setting.

The deadline to register for the February examinations is Friday, February 5, 2021.

TO ALL CANDIDATES TAKING THE FEBRUARY 2021 JURISPRUDENCE AND ORAL PRACTICAL EXAMINATIONS

 Please note that we have sent all candidates emails with the Examination Details and Schedules for the Jurisprudence Examination on Friday February 26, 2021 and Oral Practical Examinations on Sunday February 28, 2021.

If you have registered for the February 2021 examinations and have not yet received an email from the College, please contact the College immediately at alaher@cnpbc.bc.ca

May 2021 (Jurisprudence): 

The Jurisprudence examination will be held on Friday, May 28, 2021, in a virtual setting.

The deadline to register for the May Jurisprudence examination is Friday, April 30, 2021.

August 2021 (Jurisprudence and Oral Practical):

The Jurisprudence examination will be held on Friday, August 6, 2021, in a virtual setting.

The Oral and Practical examinations will be held on Sunday, August 8, 2021, in a virtual setting.

The deadline to register for the August examinations is Friday, July 9, 2021.

The examination schedules for individuals who have enrolled will be distributed once registration is closed.  Applicants should plan to be available, with a mock patient (where applicable), for the full day they have registered for.


Guidelines & Applications 

Examination Applications must be received by the College’s office by the deadline. Late applications will not be accepted.¬†Candidates should email their completed Examinations Application Form to registration@cnpbc.bc.ca

Applicants who anticipate being unable to safely acquire a mock patient for Sunday, please contact the College at Registration@cnpbc.bc.ca

To register for the College’s examinations, candidates must submit the following to the College:

  1. Completed Examinations Application Form
  2. Payment to the College of the examination fees: ($200 ‚Äď Oral Practical examination; $100 ‚Äď Jurisprudence examination)
  3. The candidate’s official transcript, which must be sent directly from an accredited naturopathic medical school to the College
  4. Photocopy of government issued photo identification (original to be presented on examination day)

NOTE: Applicants for registration must successfully complete the College‚Äôs Jurisprudence and Oral Practical examinations. Examinations from other jurisdictions are not accepted in place of this College’s examinations. For more information, see How to Apply to Register with the College.


The last College examinations were held on:

Friday, November 20, 2020 for the Jurisprudence examination; and

Sunday, November 22, 2020 for the Oral & Practical examination.

  • Please note that examination results may take 6-8 weeks and will be emailed to candidates.¬†

NOTE:¬†Candidates¬†should carefully review the application procedures outlined on the How to Apply to Register and use the forms provided.¬†You must not practise naturopathic medicine in British Columbia, or use the restricted titles of “physician,” “doctor” or the abbreviation “Dr.”, until you have obtained full (practising) registration with the College and received a Certificate of Registration (Form 8).¬†

If you have questions or concerns regarding this process, please contact the College by phone at 604-688-8236 or by email at registration@cnpbc.bc.ca