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Pan-Canadian Exam for Acupuncturist

acupuncture examsThe Pan-Canadian Exam is developed by the Canadian Alliance of Regulatory Bodies of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists (CARB-TCMPA) under the funding of Human Resources and Skills Development of Canada (HRSDC) to facilitate labour mobility across provinces. In accordance with the Acupuncture Regulation, applicants for their initial registration must have satisfactorily completed an examination approved by the Health Disciplines Board established under section 3 of the Health Disciplines Act. Pan-Canadian Examination is an approved qualification for Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Acupuncturists as part of the registration requirements in Alberta. To be eligible for registration as acupuncturist in Alberta, applicants must pass the Safety Examination administered by the College and Association of Acupuncturists of Alberta (the CAAA).
Students are eligible to write the exams after completion of CITCM Acupuncture, Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, or Double Major programs. Exams are typically scheduled in the October after graduation. Please refer to the CAAA website for more information: acupuncturealberta.ca

CITCM National Ranking at Pan-Canadian Exam for Acupuncturist in 2016
Congratulations to CITCM students who passed the written and clinical exams! An 89% success rate is a wonderful result. You are very close to being a registered acupuncturist in Alberta!

We are pleased to share CITCM ranking provincially and nationally:

Pan-Canadian Written Exam for Acupuncturist in 2016
Category CITCM Alberta Canada
Total # of Candidates 19 92 353
Passing Rate 17/19 (89%) 62/92 (67%) 234/353 (66%)

 

Pan-Canadian Written Exam for Acupuncturist in 2015
Category CITCM Alberta Canada
Total # of Candidates 21 96 363
Passing Rate 13/21 (62%) 55/96 (57%) 232/363 (64%)

 

Pan-Canadian Written Exam for Acupuncturist in 2014
Category CITCM Alberta Canada
Total # of Candidates 15 109 390
Passing Rate 11/15 (73.33%) 67/109 (61%) 269/390 (69%)

 

Pan-Canadian Clinical Case Study Exam for Acupuncturists January 2014
Category CITCM Alberta Canada
Total # of Candidates 8 47 203
Passing Rate 7/8 (87.55%) 31/47 (66%) 132/203 (65%)

 

Pan-Canadian Written Exam for Acupuncturist in 2013
Category CITCM Alberta Canada
Total # of Candidates 12 91 304
Passing Rate 9/12 (75%) 53/91 (58.24%) 200/304 (65.79%)