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Nurse Practitioner Examination

​Get involved! Consider joining a BCCNM committee

We're always accepting applications. To complement our existing members, more nurses, midwives and members of the public are needed.​​

The Nurse Practitioner Examination Committee (NPEC) provides oversight for the development of the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) and scores the OSCE, which is a requirement for registration as a practising nurse practitioner in B.C.


NPEC membership includes seven nurse practitioner registrants, two registrants of a non-nursing HPA-regulated profession who have an OSCE as a registration requirement, and one member of the public. Appointment terms are one, two, or three years. A person can serve on the NPEC for up to six consecutive years.


This committee meets approximately two to four times a year for full-day or half-day meetings. NPEC members should be prepared to attend all regularly scheduled meetings in addition to an annual orientation.

Committee composition matrix

The document below includes information about the professional or academic skills that committee members may need, as well as other elements relevant to the work, such as personal values, lived experience, varied backgrounds, perspectives, and knowledge.