NBOME

COMLEX: Dimension 1 & 2

Dimension 1: Patient Presentation
Population Health Concepts and Patients with Presentations Related to Health Promotion, Chronic Disease Management, and Human Development 8 – 16%
Patients with Presentations Related to Digestion and Metabolism 4 – 10%
Patients with Presentations Related to Cognition, Behavior, Sensory & Central Nervous Systems, Substance Abuse, and Visceral and Sensory Pain 28 – 38%
Patients with Presentations Related to the Musculoskeletal System, including Somatic Pain 6 – 12%
Patients with Presentations Related to the Genitourinary System and Human Sexuality 3 – 8%
Patients with Presentations Related to Circulation and the Respiratory System 8 – 16%
Patients with Presentations Related to Thermoregulation 2 – 6%
Patients with Presentations Related to Trauma, Masses, Edema, Discharge, and the Skin, Hair, and Nails 8 – 16%
Patients with Presentations Related to Pregnancy, the Peripartum, and the Neonatal Period 3 – 8%

Dimension 1 Categories



Dimension 2: Physician Tasks Level 1 Level 2 CE Level 3
Health Promotion & Disease Prevention 1 – 5% 15 – 20% 15 – 20%
History & Physical Examination 5 – 15% 30 – 40% 10 – 20%
Diagnostic Technologies 1 – 5% 10 – 20% 15 – 25%
Management 2 – 7% 10 – 20% 25 – 40%
Scientific Understanding of Health & Disease Mechanisms 70 – 85% 5 – 15% 5 – 10%
Health Care Delivery Issues 1 – 3% 5 – 10% 5 – 10%

Dimension 2 Categories


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