COMLEX-USA · Level 2-CE
This content is for candidates taking the COMLEX-USA Level 2-CE beginning June 17, 2019. Candidates taking the COMLEX-USA Level 2-CE until May 14, 2019 can view the old documentation here.
Assessment of Fundamental Clinical Sciences
COMLEX-USA Level 2-Cognitive Evaluation (CE) is a one-day computer-based assessment that integrates application of knowledge in clinical science and foundational biomedical sciences and osteopathic principles with other physician competencies related to the clinical care of patients and promoting health in supervised clinical settings.Competency domains assessed include application of osteopathic medical knowledge, osteopathic patient care and osteopathic principles and practice, communication, systems-based practice, practice-based learning and improvement, professionalism and ethics.
COMLEX-USA Level 2-CE · Clinical Sciences Disciplines
- Emergency Medicine
- Family Medicine
- Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
- Internal Medicine
- Osteopathic Principles and Practice
The examination consists of two computer-based test sessions of four hours each taken on one day in a secure, time-measured environment. It contains approximately 400 test questions related to diverse clinical and patient presentations and seven defined competency domains for osteopathic medical practice. Test questions are single best answer multiple choice format with some novel test items involving audio-visual components designed to assess an expanded physician competency subset. Examples of test item types expected to be encountered in Level 2-CE can be found under Practice Exams
WHAT PASSING LEVEL 2-CE MEANS
Passing COMLEX-USA Level 2-CE indicates that the candidate has demonstrated competence in the clinical sciences and osteopathic principles and related physician competency domains for osteopathic medical care of patients as required to enter into supervised graduate medical education settings and to continue lifelong learning.
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