Application of the 2021 Chinese Medicine Practitioners Licensing Examination is now closed. Details of the 2022 Chinese Medicine Practitioners Licensing Examination will be announced in due course.
Under section 61 of the Chinese Medicine Ordinance, a person shall be eligible to undertake the Chinese Medicine Practitioners Licensing Examination if: -
Under section 61(1)(a) of the Chinese Medicine Ordinance, the applicant shall "satisfies the Practitioners Board that at the time of the application he has satisfactorily completed such undergraduate degree course of training in Chinese medicine practice or its equivalent as is approved by the Practitioners Board". The above-mentioned undergraduate degree course must fulfil the basic requirements as determined by the Chinese Medicine Practitioners Board, which include:
If a course is conducted, whether in whole or in part, by means of distance learning, such as correspondence, web-based or self-learning, the course does not meet the above basic requirements and will not be accepted.
Other than the basic requirements above stated, in considering applications to sit in the Licensing Examination of graduates from non-local courses, especially integrated Chinese and Western medicine courses, the Chinese Medicine Practitioners Board will make reference to the standards of the approved Chinese medicine undergraduate degree courses of the three universities in Hong Kong (i.e. Code no. 001-003 of table 1 of the Candidates’ Handbook) before deciding whether to approve the applications.
For the contents, eligibility, requirements of the approved courses, list of recognized institutions, syllabus and format, and the application procedure, please refer to the "Candidates' Handbook for the 2021 Chinese Medicine Practitioners Licensing Examination".
According to section 97 of the Chinese Medicine Ordinance, any person aggrieved by the decision of the Practitioners Board made regarding his application eligibility, examination result and certificate of Chinese Medicine Practitioners Licensing Examination may, within 14 days of the receipt of the notification of the decision, or within such further time as the Chinese Medicine Council of Hong Kong (the Council) may in special circumstances allow, appeal against that decision to the Council in writing stating the reasons relied upon. In determining an appeal, the Council may invite the person concerned to give further representations in writing or in person. The procedures on appeal are listed out in part VI of Chinese Medicine Practitioners (Registration) Regulation. The Council may affirm, reverse or vary the decision appealed against and the decision made by the Council shall be final.
The judgements of appeal hearing held on 29 January 2021 concerning 1 cases on the 2020 Chinese Medicine Practitioners Licensing Examination Part II Clinical Examination Result are as follow:
Chinese Medicine Ordinance (Chapter 549, Laws of Hong Kong) Judgement of appeal hearing on 2020 Chinese Medicine Practitioners Licensing Examination Part II Clinical Examination Result (Chinese version only)
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