2018 Chinese Medicine Practitioners Licensing Examination to open for applications


Hong Kong (HKSAR) - The following is issued on behalf of the Chinese Medicine Council of Hong Kong:

     The Chinese Medicine Practitioners Board of the Chinese Medicine Council of Hong Kong today (September 8) announced that applications for the 2018 Chinese Medicine Practitioners Licensing Examination would open on September 18, 2017. 

     Applicants applying for the Chinese Medicine Practitioners Licensing Examination for the first time should submit their applications by October 31, 2017. Listed Chinese medicine practitioners or repeaters who wish to undertake the 2018 Chinese Medicine Practitioners Licensing Examination should submit their enrolments by March 29, 2018.

     The 2018 Licensing Examination consists of a Part I Written Examination and Part II Clinical Examination. The written examination will be held in June 2018, while the clinical examination will be held in August 2018.
 
     According to the Chinese Medicine Ordinance (Cap. 549), any person who wishes to apply for registration as a registered Chinese medicine practitioner must first undertake and pass the Chinese Medicine Practitioners Licensing Examination. 

     Other than listed Chinese medicine practitioners who are required by the Chinese Medicine Practitioners Board to undertake the Chinese Medicine Practitioners Licensing Examination, a person is eligible to undertake the Chinese Medicine Practitioners Licensing Examination if he has satisfactorily completed an undergraduate degree training course in Chinese medicine practice or its equivalent as approved by the Chinese Medicine Practitioners Board. 
 
     The undergraduate degree courses in Chinese medicine of no less than five years' duration offered by the universities and institutes stated in Table 1 of the "Candidates' Handbook of the 2018 Chinese Medicine Practitioners Licensing Examination" are recognised by the Chinese Medicine Practitioners Board. Other than clinical internship and clinical practice, the course must be fully conducted in the university/institute awarding the bachelor degree in Chinese medicine.
 
     The "Candidates' Handbook for the 2018 Chinese Medicine Practitioners Licensing Examination", application form and enrolment form are available at the Secretariat of Chinese Medicine Council of Hong Kong at Room 2201, 22/F Wu Chung House, 213 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, the Chinese Medicine Division of the Department of Health, and the Home Affairs Enquiry Centres. They can also be downloaded from the Council's homepage (http://www.cmchk.org.hk" target="_blank">www.cmchk.org.hk).



Published on: 2017-09-08

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