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Jurisprudence exam

Please note

Effective April 1, 2019, Jurisprudence is being discontinued as a QA Program component for LPNs. LPNs who were assigned to complete jurisprudence in 2019 will no longer be required to complete it.

Attention 2016, 2017 and 2018 exam cohorts

You must have successfully completed a jurisprudence exam to meet the LPN Quality Assurance requirement to renew your practising registration.

Not sure if you’ve successfully completed jurisprudence? Check your schedule by signing in to your BCCNP account. If you are still scheduled for 2016, 2017 or 2018, jurisprudence is an outstanding quality assurance requirement for you.​


What is "nursing jurisprudence"?

​Nursing Jurispr​​udence is the study and application of law as it relates to the legal principles, regulations and standards that govern the practice of nursing.​

Can I complete the jurisprudence exam in more than one sitting?

​​​​Yes! You can start and stop the exam, and your responses submitted will be saved. ​

How can I prepare for the jurisprudence exam?

​​The exam is open book with resource links to help you. Before you attempt the jurisprudence exam, complete the jurisprudence education modules and review the Standards of P​ractice Framework. 

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 Tips for success

  • Take your time answering each question
  • Take breaks as needed while doing the exam
  • View the "links to resources" for each exam question. These resources will help you choose the right answer.