PEBC Indian Pharmacy Graduates Guide Registered CANADIAN PHARMACIST & Pharma Assistant

Pharmacy is a key sector of the economy in Canada. There are many different types of pharmacies, such as independent and community pharmacy, drug stores, hospital pharmacies, laboratories and clinics. The scope of pharmacy education has been expanding in different areas. In the past few years there has been a rise in the number of pharmacist schools and more universities offering Pharmacy degrees. This growth is due to the increasing demand for pharmacists and their knowledge about drugs, patient care and pharmaceutical products. .Scoring and Qualifications of Pharmacy Degrees There are different types of degrees available in pharmacy, some more rigorous than others. The degree requirements can vary depending on the university offering the program and where it is offered. In addition to basic undergraduate courses, a number of pharmaceutical related programs are available at postgraduate level. These programs include pharmacotherapeutics, Pharmacology, Medicinal Chemistry.

Canadian PEBC Certification Process for International Students

The process of becoming a licensed pharmacist in Canada involves completing a series of Exams with few steps. There are 3 steps to achieving PEBC pharmacist certification:

STEP 1

DOCUMENT EVALUATION – You must pass this evaluation of your educational and professional credentials to be eligible to take the Pharmacist Evaluating Examination.

STEP 2

THE PHARMACIST EVALUATING EXAMINATION – You must pass this examination to be eligible for the Pharmacist Qualifying Examination – Parts I (MCQ) and II (OSCE).

STEP 3

THE PHARMACIST QUALIFYING EXAMINATION, PART I (MCQ) and PART II (OSCE) – Your final step to qualifying for certification with PEBC. When you have passed both Parts of the examination you will be certified and registered with PEBC.

Documents Required for Canada Pharmacist Exam

The process of becoming a licensed pharmacist in Canada involves PEBC certification. For these exams is the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada (PEBC) Qualifying Examination One need to have a Pharmacy graduate Degree. PEBC will evaluate your degree convocation marks lists of all the years of your academics documents to ensure you have a degree in Pharmacy that is acceptable.

  • PEBC Document Evaluation application.

You must pass document evaluation before you qualify to apply for the Evaluating Examination.

 

  • Language Proficiency Requirements
    Language Proficiency Tests are not required by the PEBC. However, Provincial Regulatory Authorities do require these tests.

PEBC recommends you contact the regulatory authority for the province in which you are seeking licensure to receive full information regarding language fluency requirements.

THE PHARMACIST EVALUATING EXAMINATION

Pharmacist Examination is a very important and time-consuming task. It involves gathering information from a large number of sources, analyzing it and then presenting the results in a clear and accurate way.
The pharmacist is the person who has to answer questions about medicines and their properties. This role is very important as it involves a lot of knowledge and experience.

This section will be on question Multiple Answer and Test Questions.

PART 1 – MCQ

 

The PEBC Qualifying Examination for pharmacists has consisted of two components: Part I is the multiple-choice question examination and Part II is a performance assessment. Part II is known as an Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). It is designed to assess communications/interpersonal skills, the application of knowledge to simulations of commonly encountered patient scenarios and other aspects of professional competence that do not lend well to written examinations. The competencies to be assessed through both the written and practice-based exams are those adopted (or adapted) by all member provinces of the National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities (NAPRA).

PEBC implemented the PEBC Qualifying Examination for pharmacy technicians, also consisting of a multiple-choice examination (Part I) and performance-based examination (Part II), the Objective Structured Performance Examination (OSPE). The examination will be implemented in provinces as they move forward with regulation of pharmacy technicians. Once licensed in their own province, pharmacy technicians will be integrated into all PEBC examination administration and assessment processes.

COST

Pharmacy is a challenging field and is not as lucrative as other professions. This article will help students and professionals understand the costs associated with studying pharmacy in Canada

 

Fees -Cost for whole process of Registered Pharmacists

Document Evaluation & Examination
Document Evaluation $685 Rupees 41,689.

US Document Evaluation $250 Rupees 1526

Evaluating Examination (2023 fee) $890 Rupees 54,314

Qualifying Examination – Part I (MCQ) $825 Rupees 50,347

Qualifying Examination – Part II (OSCE) $1,855 Rupees 1,13,205

Only if you have money on account with PEBC
Examination Re-scoring (Hand scoring)
Evaluating Examination
$100

Qualifying Examination – Part I (MCQ)
$100

Qualifying Examination – Part II (OSCE)
$200

Examination Rescheduling
Evaluating Examination $43 +HST
Qualifying Examination – Part I (MCQ) $43 +HST
Paid directly to Prometric when rescheduling, if applicable

Miscellaneous
Certificate Replacement $100

Sending Licensing Statement/Good Standing Certificate to Provincial Regulatory Authority $100

ECA Report Request $100

A total of TWO LAKH SIXTY THOUSAND RUPEES FOR REGISTERED PHARMACIST

Fees -Cost for whole process of Registered Pharmacy Technicians

Examination
Qualifying Examination – Part I (MCQ) $560 34,175.36 Indian Rupee

Qualifying Examination – Part II (OSPE) $1,170 71,402.09 Indian Rupee

Only if you have money on account with PEBC
Examination Re-scoring
Qualifying Examination – Part I (MCQ) $100

Qualifying Examination – Part II (OSPE) $200

Examination Rescheduling
Qualifying Examination – Part I (MCQ) $43 +HST
Paid directly to Prometric when rescheduling, if applicable

Miscellaneous
International Evaluation $1,500

Certificate Replacement
$100

Study Tips to become a Pharmacist by clearing your Evaluating Examination PEBC:

What is EE? It is nothing but abbreviation for evaluating examination. It is the basic examination in which every foreign graduates who haven’t completed their degree from Canada. Candidate have to appear in this examination as the name indicates it’s. Evaluating means it will evaluate your degree. This examination will evaluate your degree or your knowledge so that you can appear in the upcoming qualifying examination that is MCQ as well as Osci.

  • work hard
  • study for longer durations
  • make own timetable
  • routine your 24 hours
  • Keep Syllabus copy in front of study table
  • List out topics that are important and in whichever topics you have to study in detail
  • Take  one course and follow it strictly
  • Follow CTC CTMA books for therapeutics
  • Group study in the starting days of your preparation
  • Smart work
  • Daily schedule Consistent Focus

 

 

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