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Safety and Jurisprudence Test

All applicants must successfully complete the Safety Program and Jurisprudence Course for registration with the CTCMPAO.

The purpose of the Safety Program is to prepare practitioners in traditional Chinese medicine to practise according to expected safety standards, procedures and processes when offering TCM services to patients, and ensure registered members engage in safe practices and continue to maintain and upgrade their competencies in safe practices.

The purpose of the Jurisprudence Course is to provide information on the ethical and legal framework within which Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists are expected to practice in Ontario.

Refer to the Safety Program Test Guideline and Jurisprudence Course Test Guideline for detailed test instructions, procedures and sample questions.

The Safety Program and Jurisprudence Course are open-book tests held at the CTCMPAO office. Candidates are only permitted to bring the Safety Program Handbook and Jurisprudence Course Handbook, published by the CTCMPAO, to the test.

To apply for the tests, please login to the online Portal and complete the corresponding online application forms.

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Instructions on how to register and submit an application to the College.