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About The Qualifying Exam
The qualifying exam (formerly known as the written certification examination) is one of the 3 steps necessary in order to become a certified diplomat of the American Board of Emergency Medicine (or board certified in emergency medicine). The exam covers the scope of emergency medicine. The qualifying examination is a criterion-referenced examination.
Passing = 75% correct The qualifying exam is based on ABEM’s Model of the Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine The following table, from ABEM’s website, outlines the relative weight given to the different components of the EM Model for the qualifying exam.
Listing of Conditions & Components
Signs, Symptoms and Presentations
Abdominal & Gastrointestinal Disorders
Endocrine, Metabolic & Nutritional Disorders
Head, Ear, Eye, Nose & Throat Disorders
Immune System Disorders
Systemic Infectious Disorders
Musculoskeletal Disorders (Non-traumatic)
Nervous System Disorders
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Renal and Urogenital Disorders
Appendix I: Procedures & Skills
Appendix II: Other Components
The Board has assigned the following specific percentage weights to the Modifying Factor of age:
- Pediatrics: 8% minimum
- Geriatrics: 4% minimum
This is not meant to be an inclusive guideline regarding the qualifying exam, please refer to the ABEM Website for specific information on applying, credentialing and scheduling for the qualifying examination as well as details regarding test and its procedures.
We design our exam review to address past exam trends. Two award winning faculty members guide you through a highly-focused review that emphasizes key areas of relevance, leaving out superfluous material. The review will also indicate elements that require additional study so that you can allocate your time effectively. Convenient and effective, this review is a perfect supplement for the busy emergency physician.
The course is based on ABEM’s Model of the Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine which defines the Emergency Medicine realm. Highly tested items will be emphasized. This review will not only sharpen your clinical knowledge for the test but will strengthen your EM knowledge base overall. Our course is available for you to access as many times as you wish, until 1 day after the ABEM qualifying exam
Thank you for considering our review! If you need anything, please call or text Dr. John McManus at (210) 240-6995.
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