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Jurisprudence Examination


For Pharmacists

The Jurisprudence Examination is be written at the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba at a mutually convenient time during regular office hours. Appointments to write the exam may be made by contacting Bev Robinson at the College by email at brobinson@cphm.ca.

If you are a Canadian Graduate you may write the exam after your registration application and supporting documents have been approved by the Registrar.

If you are an International Pharmacy Graduate (and Manitoba is your entry-to-practice province) you may write the exam after you have completed a minimum of 200 hours of your internship.

It is a closed-book exam and you are provided 3 hours to complete the exam and must receive a minimum of 70% to successfully pass the exam.



Independent Study Accreditation for Jurisprudence (JP) Examination Preparation

Those pharmacists who successfully pass the JP Exam may choose to claim their study time as accredited learning towards the professional development requirement. Studying for the Jurisprudence (JP) Exam is accredited for a maximum of 10 CEU (1 hour of study time is equivalent to 1 CEU).  In order to record these CEUs in your professional development log, you must download the Statement of Participation (found below), fill in the appropriate information and retain the statement. Please note, there is no need to submit the statement below to the College office unless you are randomly selected for the Annual Learning Portfolio Review.

Pharmacist JP Independent Study Statement of Participation



For Pharmacy Technicians

The Pharmacy Technician Jurisprudence Examination may be written at the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba on available dates, Monday to Friday at either 9:00 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. Appointments to write the exam may be made by contacting Brittany Delaquis, Administrative Assistant, at the College by email at bdelaquis@cphm.ca. An individual is provided 3 hours to complete the exam and must receive a minimum of 70% to successfully pass the exam. The exam may consist of multiple choice, true and false and/or long answer questions.

Preparing for the jurisprudence exam is critical.  Please visit the Pharmacy Technicians webpage of www.cphm.ca for more information on the Jurisprudence Exam Study Material

Those pharmacy technicians who successfully pass the JP Exam may choose to claim their study time as accredited learning towards the professional development requirement. Studying for the Jurisprudence (JP) Exam is accredited for a maximum of 10 CEU (1 hour of study time is equivalent to 1 CEU).  Pharmacy Technicians JP Independent Study Statement of Participation


Jurisprudence Exam Study Material for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

To prepare for the exam, applicants should be knowledgeable and understand the application of all legislation, practice standards, guidelines and joint statements relevant to the practice of pharmacy in the province of Manitoba.  This information is found at the following link: Jurisprudence Exam Study Material.