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COMLEX-USA
          INTRODUCTION
                                                MASTER BLUEPRINT







        LICENSURE ASSESSMENT
        ALIGNED WITH MEDICAL                                           COMLEX-USA EXAMINATION PROGRAM
        EDUCATION PATHWAY
                                                                 LEVEL 1            LEVEL 2-CE            LEVEL 2-PE                 LEVEL 3
        Candidates­will­be­required­to­demonstrate
        minimal­competency­across­each­of­the­seven                                    ASSESSMENT PURPOSE
        domains­of­competency.­The­outline­for
        implementation­of­the­new,­two-decision­point,               Successful promotion along licensure pathway               Successful promotion
                                                                        for entry into graduate medical education:               in graduate medical
        competency-based­COMLEX-USA­Master
                                                                                 “supervised practice”                         education for licensure:
        Examination­Blueprint­is­depicted­here:­
                                                                                                                               “unsupervised practice”



                                                            DECISION POINT 1      DECISION POINT 1     DECISION POINT 1         DECISION POINT 2

                                                                                                  CONTENT

                                                                 One-day               One-day               One-day                  Two-day
                                                              computer-based       computer-based           12 station            computer-based
                                                              examination 400      examination 400         standardized         examination 500-550
                                                               predominantly        predominantly         patient-based        MCQs, clinical decision-
                                                              multiple-choice       multiple-choice        performance        making cases, and other
                                                               test questions       test questions         evaluation of       novel test item formats
                                                                                                           fundamental           (up to 30 additional
                                                                                                           clinical skills         clinical cases)



                                                                                   IMPLEMENTATION TIMELINE

                                                               MAY 2019            JUNE 2019             MAR. 2019                SEPT. 2018




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