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                                                             Introduction                                                                           2
                                                               ­ Foundation­for­COMLEX-USA                                                          3
                                                               Two­Distinct­Dimensions                                                              4
                                                               Master­Blueprint­Schematic                                                           5
                                                               Licensure­Assessment­Aligned­with­Medical­Education­Pathway                          6
                                                               Content­Across­the­Examination­Series                                                7

          EFFECTIVE BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 2018                   Test­Specifications­for­each­Examination                                             8
                                                             Dimension­1:­Competency­Domains                                                        9
                                                               ­ Osteopathic­Principles,­Practice,­and­Manipulative­Treatment                      10
                                                               Osteopathic­Patient­Care­and­Procedural­Skills                                      13
                                                               Application­of­Knowledge­for­Osteopathic­Medical­Practice                           16
                                                               Practice-Based­Learning­and­Improvement­in­Osteopathic­Medical­Practice             18
                                                               Interpersonal­and­Communication­Skills­in­the­Practice­of­Osteopathic­Medicine      21
                                                               Professionalism­in­the­Practice­of­Osteopathic­Medicine                             24
                                                               Systems-Based­Practice­in­Osteopathic­Medicine                                      27
                                                             Dimension­2:­Clinical­Presentations                                                   29
                                                               Community­Health­and­Patient­Presentations­Related­to­Wellness                      30
                                                               Patient­Presentations­Related­to:­Human­Development,­Reproduction,­and­Sexuality    32
                                                               Patient­Presentations­Related­to:­Endocrine­System­and­Metabolism                   36
                                                               Patient­Presentations­Related­to:­Nervous­System­and­Mental­Health                  39
                                                               Patient­Presentations­Related­to:­Musculoskeletal­System                            45
                                                               Patient­Presentations­Related­to:­Genitourinary/Renal­System­and­Breasts            50
                                                               Patient­Presentations­Related­to:­Gastrointestinal­System­and­Nutritional­Health    53
                                                               Patient­Presentations­Related­to:­Circulatory­and­Hematologic­Systems               57
                                                               Patient­Presentations­Related­to:­Respiratory­System                                60
                                                               Patient­Presentations­Related­to:­Integumentary­System                              63
                                                             References                                                                            66
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