Sitting the Objective Structure Clinical Examination (OSCE)

The OSCE is a station-based examination and is designed to assess competence and clinical skill performance for overseas-qualified Chinese herbal medicine practitioners and acupuncturists who apply to register in Australia. You must successfully pass the MCQ examination before you register for the OSCE. 

The information about registration for the OSCE, and the CMBA OSCE candidate handbook which outlines the structure, content and conduct of the examination will be published in late 2021.

The OSCEs are held in Australia and the current fee for OSCE is listed in the table below -

OSCE Stations Examination fee (GST free) 
Acupuncture (only) OSCE  12 Stations  $3,000.00 
Chinese herbal medicine practitioner (only) OSCE  12 Stations  $3,000.00 
Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine practitioner OSCE  16 Stations  $4,000.00 

If you have any questions about OSCE, please contact: cmbaregulatoryexam@ahpra.gov.au

 
 
Page reviewed 30/08/2021