All candidates applying for registration with the College must successfully complete the Safety Examination in respect to the class of registration applying for. The purpose of the Safety Examinations is to determine if candidates have acquired the minimum entry-level competency in safety for practice as an Acupuncturist, Herbalist, TCM Practitioner, or Dr.TCM to be considered for registration.
|Titles||Required Safety Courses and Examinations|
|Registered Acupuncturist (R.Ac.)||
Acupuncturists, ORReciprocity (for registered acupuncturist in another regulated Canadian province)
|Registered Herbalist (R.TCM.H)||Herbalists|
|Registered TCM Practitioner (R.TCM.P)||Reciprocity (for registered TCM practitioners in another regulated Canadian province)|
|Registered Doctor of TCM (Dr.TCM.)||Acupuncturists, Herbalists and Dr.TCM|
The new Safety Course and Safety Examination replaced the former Mandatory Safety Course. Application for the former Mandatory Safety Course and online assessment has ended on January 14, 2014.
Applicants who applied for the former Mandatory Safety Course before the deadline and wish to complete the online assessment may so do by clicking the following link: http://22.214.171.124/Safety/safetylogin.asp.