The Pharmacy Board of Australia (the Board) has made changes to the intern registration examination, effective as of 1 January 2021.
The intern registration examination includes 2 components, the Intern Written Exam and Intern Oral Exam. These exams are delivered by the Australian Pharmacy Council (APC) and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Ahpra) respectively.
The Board is making the following changes, effective as of 1 January 2021:
These agreed changes are the result of the Intern Year Blueprint (IYB) project, a joint initiative between APC and the Board. The purpose of the IYB project is to determine the most effective type of assessment for each competency and to identify the organisation who administers it.
For full details, please see the Board's announcement Changes to the Pharmacy Board registration examination for interns.