Case Exam Format

The case analysis exam includes two case vignettes. This portion of the exam is open book and open computer (NO internet). The candidate will be required to answer a series of short answer questions for each case. This will allow the candidate to summarize ideas about the case in a clear, concise format.

Following is a list of the questions that will need to be completed for each exam case:

  • List 6 symptoms or themes that you feel most clearly represent the case. You can describe a theme using a sentence or just a few words as in bullet points.
  • List a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 8 rubrics that relate to these 6 symptoms or themes you have noted. You may choose to combine multiple rubrics on one line to be used as one rubric. Enter a rubric or rubric combination in each of the 5 lines provided.
  • List 3 remedies that you feel could be indicated in the case based on these symptoms/themes and rubrics. Write either the remedy name or the repertory abbreviation for each remedy here.
  • Choose one remedy that you think is indicated most clearly of the options you considered.
  • Provide a well thought out remedy differential for the three best-fit remedies for this case that support your remedy choice.
You will also need to provide a repertory chart for each case.  You can use a printout from your repertory software or fill in the chart provided.

Remember that the reviewers are never looking for a specific "right" answer, only for a reasonable one that shows good analytical thought and understanding of homeopathic philosophy, materia medica and case assessment.