Ontario Prescribing and Therapeutics Online Course Enrollment
The College has partnered with the Therapeutics Education Collaboration (TEC) to develop and administer the online course. Course instructors, Dr. James McCormack and Dr. Adil Virani, are both professors in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of British Columbia who offer the online course via the TEC website. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, an audio-only version of the course content is also available. This course is now open to 4th year CNME-accredited program students.
Click here to enroll in the Ontario Prescribing and Therapeutics online course.
Ontario Prescribing and Therapeutics Examination
Registrants who have completed the Ontario Prescribing and Therapeutics course are eligible to register for the Ontario Prescribing and Therapeutics exam. Successful completion of the exam will deem the Registrant to have met the standard of practice for prescribing, meaning that the Registrant will have the authority to access and use the drugs listed in the tables in the General Regulation made under the Naturopathy Act, 2007.
Naturopaths registered in another regulated Canadian jurisdiction and 4th year CNME-accredited program students who wish to take the Ontario Prescribing and Therapeutics exam, are eligible to do so provided they a) have met the College's eligibility requirements, as noted in the Ontario Prescribing and Therapeutics Handbook and b) have submitted the Exam Pre-Registration Form for Non-Registered Individuals. The exam is held in Toronto, ON, and registration for each session is handled on a first-come-first-served basis.
Upcoming Exam dates
Registration for the October 25, 2020 session of the Ontario Prescribing and Therapeutics exam is now closed.
For information about upcoming sessions or for timetable and exam transcript release dates, please see our Examination Schedule.
Need some assistance with your online exam registration? Download the quick reference document available by clicking here.