The Examination

Theoretical

  1. Homeopathic theory and philosophy- multiple choice, closed book.
  2. Homeopathic materia medica – multiple choice, closed book.
  3. Human medical sciences – multiple choice, closed book.
  4. Homeopathic Repertory – fill in the blank, open repertory book of your choice (no computer repertories allowed)

Practical - Case Analysis - Open Book/Computer

Homeopathic analysis of 2 chronic cases – answering a number of questions pertaining to "each" case with a list or short phrases – open book, in which computers CAN be used.

Case Submission

Once all portions of the exam have been passed, and clinical training documentation has been approved, applicants will submit 5 complete homeopathic cases to be reviewed. Each of the 5 cases must demonstrate the following:

  1. The work of the candidate in his/her own practice.
  2. A fully taken homeopathic case written up and to include: the case, full case analysis with repertorization and remedy differential, remedy and potency selection. The case must include the follow-up interviews and assessments over a 6 month period.
  3. It is very important that the analysis fully explores the case and reveals the thinking of the practitioner.
  4. Cases must be chronic. Cases that cover an acute complaint or first aid situation will not be accepted.
    The submitted cases will be reviewed according to the criteria detailed in the CHC Certification Prep Guide. Any cases that are found to be below an acceptable level will be returned to the applicant with a request for additional explanation or information as needed for each case in question, or a different case submitted. All submitted cases must be the applicant's own work. Supervised cases are not acceptable to be submitted.

The Oral Interview

This involves a 30-60 minute phone meeting with a person from the CHC Case Review Committee, typically the reviewer who evaluated the submitted cases, in which details of the applicant’s education, experience and examination can be discussed. It is not a test but more of a review of the person and, if necessary, a further exploration of some questions that the examination or case submission process revealed. This is the final stage of the certification process.