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ND prescribing: preparing you for the Ontario Therapeutics and Prescribing Exam

20 Pharmacology
Open to: 
NDs, health-care practitioners

Course description

Registration will open on November 30, 2017.

This intensive 20-hour course was recorded over 4-days. It was designed to build confidence, review relevant content, and provide strategies to prepare naturopathic doctors for the Ontario Prescribing and Therapeutics Examination.

Participants will benefit from the experience of a highly trained clinical pharmacist, who built this course for NDs learning pharmacology from the ground up. She shares her fundamentals of understanding pharmacology, her vast experience, and test-taking strategies. The course also includes focused sessions on selected topics that will be tested in both the oral and written portion of the Ontario Prescribing and Therapeutics Examination.

The online format allows you to review the content as often necessary, and includes practice multiple choice questions. For more information, please visit

Course objectives:

  • Identify key concepts and areas for content review that are essential to successful Ontario Prescribing and Therapeutics Examination completion
  • Develop increased confidence in exam writing
  • Develop and apply successful test taking strategies

Target audience:

Naturopathic doctors who plan to write or rewrite the Ontario Prescribing and Therapeutics Examination.

Dr. Jennifer Poh, PharmD - Instructor

Dr. Jennifer Poh graduated from the University of Toronto’s Bachelor of Pharmacy program in 2007. After completing her residency, she worked as a clinical pharmacist at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, where she presented and published research, as well as acted as a mentor and supervisor to many pharmacy residents and students. During that time, Jennifer completed her post-baccalaureate Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto in 2013 and was appointed as an adjunct lecturer at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy. Currently, she is the clinical director of pharmacy services at a major group purchasing organization and an assessor for the Prescribing and Therapeutics Examination for Ontario naturopathic doctors.

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