All applicants for registration with BCCNM as midwives are required to write and pass the BC Midwifery Jurisprudence Examination, a requirement for registration under the BCCNM bylaws. In order to pass the examination,
you must achieve a grade of 78% or higher. You may be eligible for provisional midwife registration pending successful completion of the exam.
The following resources may assist you in preparing for the jurisprudence exam.
The B.C. Ministry of Jobs, Economic Development and Competitiveness provided funding to create this online course.The goal of the course is to assist applicants to be well-informed, prepared for registration, and are familiar with the governing legislation, regulations and standards. It also aims to enrich applicants’ knowledge of midwifery practice in British Columbia, Canada.
The Jurisprudence Course Handbook provides essential information on the legal and ethical framework of midwifery practice in B.C. It serves as a resource for individuals seeking initial midwifery registration in BC to assist with self-orientation and for use as a resource when completing the online jurisprudence course.