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Hong Kong : 2017 Chinese Medicine Practitioners Licensing Examination to open for applications.

The Chinese Medicine Practitioners Board of the Chinese Medicine Council of Hong Kong today (September 2) announced that applications for the 2017 Chinese Medicine Practitioners Licensing Examination would open on September 19, 2016.

Applicants applying for the Chinese Medicine Practitioners Licensing Examination for the first time should submit their applications by October 31, 2016. Listed Chinese medicine practitioners or repeaters who wish to undertake the 2017 Chinese Medicine Practitioners Licensing Examination should submit their enrolments by March 31, 2017.

The 2017 Licensing Examination consists of the Part I Written Examination and Part II Clinical Examination. The written examination will be held in June 2017, while the clinical examination will be held in August 2017.

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 2017 Chinese Medicine Practitioners Licensing Examination" are recognised by the Chinese Medicine Practitioners Board. Other than the clinical internship and clinical practice, the course must be fully conducted in the university/institute awarding the bachelor's degree in Chinese medicine.

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