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Medical students are skipping class in droves — and making lectures increasingly obsolete

For many students, she said, licensing exam prep begins on day one of medical school: “They have this parallel curriculum going along with what we’re teaching them.” Step 1, an eight-hour multiple choice test, is a big deal. Performance on the exam ...

Source: STAT
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Long Beach Medical Center & Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach Stay CNOR® Strong for Third Consecutive Year

Long Beach Medical Center and Miller Children's & Women's provide resources such as study guides and practice tests for perioperative nurses to ensure success when the time comes to take the CNOR ® certification exam. In addition, experienced nurses often ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Long Valley doctor loses license for illegally selling oxycodone

The N.J. Board of Medical Examiners revoked the license of Dr. Jose J ... Leyson wrote prescriptions without performing any medical treatment or patient examination and in exchange for cash payments or access to welfare benefits. In total, Leyson provided ...

Source: New Jersey Hills
Published: 14 Aug 2018

State Revokes License Of West Caldwell Doctor

Chen also agrees to not reapply for a New Jersey medical license or seek a CDS registration in New Jersey ... Leyson wrote these prescriptions without performing any medical treatment or patient examination and in exchange for cash payments or access ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 10 Aug 2018

SnapMD Launches VCMedu™ Telehealth Licensing Program for Educational…

Designed specifically for healthcare providers to launch a virtual medical clinic and robust digital exam rooms, the VCM software allows ... VCMedu is a subscription licensing program with a simple, flat site-license fee structure. The program is designed ...

Source: Virtual-Strategy
Published: 09 Aug 2018

Health | Medical accreditation regime to set three kinds of licenses

The last level of the licensing system, the internship license, is granted to professionals who have already passed their admission exam and have been admitted for medical internships. This license is valid for the period of the internship, with a maximum ...

Source: Macau Daily Times
Published: 02 Aug 2018

How a robot passed China’s medical licensing exam

The first time round in a practice run, Xiaoyi barely scored 100 out of a possible 600 points in China’s medical licensing exam. It was a disappointing result – the pass mark is 360 – but Xiaoyi then knuckled down, absorbing the contents of dozens of ...

Source: South China Morning Post
Published: 20 Nov 2017

Chinese robot becomes world's first machine to pass medical exam

iFlytek's AI-enabled robot sits the test of China's national medical licensing examination. [Photo provided to China Daily] A robot has passed the written test of China's national medical licensing examination, an essential entrance exam for doctors ...

Source: China Daily
Published: 10 Nov 2017

We’re not afraid of license exams – GNAT

Mr David Ofori Acheampong, the General Secretary of Ghana National Association of Teachers has stated that their members are ready for any exams for licensing ... a Lecturer at the Accra College of Medical, expressed the belief that students should ...

Source: Citifmonline
Published: 24 Aug 2017

Obesity is barely covered in medical students' licensing exam

Obesity is one of the most significant threats to health in the U.S. and is responsible for the development of multiple serious medical problems such as diabetes, heart disease and some forms of cancer. Yet obesity is barely covered in medical training ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 20 Jan 2017

Foreign medical graduates fail MCI exam

And those who have been consistently failing, are not unemployed, but are either practising medicine on their own or working illegally as medical officers in the private sector, he adds. He feels that what is required is a licensing examination for all ...

Source: The Hindu
Published: 10 Oct 2016

2,378 examinees pass the Medical Technologist Licensure exams

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Source: The Manila Times
Published: 03 Mar 2017

Becker Professional Education Expands Beyond United States Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE®) With New Collaborations and Offerings

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Becker Professional Education, a global leader in professional education and part of Adtalem Global Education, announced two major new initiatives to expand beyond the current USMLE preparation course. Becker is ...

Source: Business Wire
Published: 29 Jun 2017

Medical students join outcry against $1,275 exam

And although a handful of studies say exam results might predict future performance, other studies say the correlations are weak. If nothing else, it certainly adds to the mountain of expenses medical students incur before earning a paycheck. Licensing ...

Source: The Santa Fe New Mexican
Published: 08 Aug 2016

Becker Professional Education : Expands and Enhances United States Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE®) Preparation Course

Dr. Faselis is the Chief of Staff at the Washington D.C. Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Professor of Medicine ... Dr. Faselis is the author of our enhanced Step 2 CS program offering exam preparation in a two-part approach: GuideMD: Advanced ...

Source: 4-Traders
Published: 04 Apr 2017

Calhoun's MLT students post 100 percent passage rate on licensure exam

Graduates from Calhoun Community College’s Medical Laboratory Technician program posted a 100 percent passage rate on the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification licensure exam. This is the fourth consecutive year the students have ...

Source: The News Courier
Published: 13 Jun 2016

Qupi, the World’s Largest Medical Exam Question Bank and a Smart Study Tool for Medical Students, Invites Crowdfunding

Armed with just a laptop, internet connection and a Facebook page, a medical student can practice for license exams, track their progress and compare scores with other students. Qupi currently has 10,000 multiple choice questions that cover all 12 medical ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 05 Aug 2017

GUEST COMMENTARY: Cure for American doctor shortage lies abroad

... offers financial support and tailored test-prep classes to doctors trained abroad as they prepare for the U.S. Medical License Examination and the residency match progress. In return, program enrollees must pledge to complete a family medicine ...

Source: The Times of Northwest Indiana
Published: 15 Aug 2018

The NEXT Promise

By shaping it along the lines of exams like the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE), which mainly test conceptual understanding and problem solving ability, we can transform the learning culture in our medical schools. The structure of ...

Source: The Indian Express
Published: 07 May 2018

Nigerian medical student scores 99% in exam

One student had a near perfect score of 750 on NBME equivalent to 281 on United States Medical Licensure Exams (USMLE) scale, placing her in the 99 percentile. Two other students – Michael Chigozie and Linu Rajwani – had high scores too, placing them ...

Source: The Nation Newspaper
Published: 08 Aug 2014

Medical licensure exam topnotcher vows to stay and work in PH

MANILA, Philippines—“I was molded by the University of the Philippines to serve, and I will definitely give back.” Angeli Andrea S. Cocos, 25, made this promise after she topped this year’s physician licensure examination. “I was molded by UP ...

Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer
Published: 25 Feb 2014

Alfred F. Tallia, MD, MPH, to Lead the Composite Committee of United States Medical Licensing Exam

Newswise — New Brunswick, NJ --Alfred F. Tallia, MD, MPH, professor and chair of the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, has been elected chair of the Composite Committee, which is the ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 17 Mar 2016

Hong Kong medical body's licensing exam for overseas doctors slammed as 'too broad' as city's specialist shortage grows

Importing overseas doctors is seen as a remedy, but the move is controversial in the local medical community. The licensing exam has not been easy. In the past five years, among the 545 doctors from other countries who sat for the exam's clinical knowledge ...

Source: South China Morning Post
Published: 08 Nov 2015

Motion filed to limit media contact for gastroenterologist accused of sexual misconduct

based North Okaloosa Clinic Corporation, has been accused by more than a dozen women of making inappropriate comments during exams and for touching them inappropriately. 2. Dr. Moussa's medical license has not been restricted, and he is still practicing.

Source: Becker's ASC
Published: 15 Aug 2018