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United States Medical Licensing

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USMLE USMLE Exam Overview :

Exam Name United States Medical Licensing
Exam Code USMLE
Actual Exam Duration 90 minutes
Expected no. of Questions in Actual Exam 60
Official Information http://www.usmle.org/step-1/#question-formats
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USMLE USMLE Exam Topics :

Section Weight Objectives
Table 1: Step 1 Test Content Specifications*
  • General Principles
  • Blood & Lymphoreticular/Immune Systems
  • Behavioral Health & Nervous Systems/Special Senses
  • Musculoskeletal, Skin & Subcutaneous Tissue
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Respiratory & Renal/Urinary Systems
  • Gastrointestinal System 
  • Reproductive & Endocrine Systems
  • Multisystem Processes & Disorders
  • Biostatistics & Epidemiology/Population Health
  • Social Sciences: Communication and Interpersonal Skills
Table 2: Step 1 Physician Tasks/Competencies Specifications
  • Medical Knowledge: Applying Foundational Science Concepts
  • Patient Care: Diagnosis
  • History/Physical Examination     
  • Diagnosis     
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Practice–based Learning & Improvement
Table 3: Step 1 Discipline Specifications
  • Pathology
  • Physiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Biochemistry & Nutrition
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Gross Anatomy & Embryology
  • Histology & Cell Biology
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Genetics
Table 1: Step 2 CK System Specifications*
  • General Principles of Foundational Science
  • Immune System
  • Blood & Lymphoreticular System
  • Behavioral Health
  • Nervous System & Special Senses
  • Musculoskeletal System/Skin & Subcutaneous Tissue   
  • Cardiovascular System    
  • Respiratory System    
  • Gastrointestinal System
  • Renal & Urinary System & Male Reproductive
  • Pregnancy, Childbirth & the Puerperium
  • Female Reproductive System & Breast
  • Endocrine System
  • Multisystem Processes & Disorders
  • Biostatistics & Epidemiology/Population Health/Interpretation of Medical Literature
  • Social Sciences: Legal/Ethical Issues & Professionalism/Systems-based Practice & Patient Safety
Table 2: Step 2 CK Physician Task/Competencies Specifications*
  • Medical Knowledge: Applying Foundational Science Concepts
  • Patient Care: History and Physical Exam
  • Patient Care: Laboratory/Diagnostic Studies
  • Patient Care: Diagnosis
  • Patient Care: Prognosis/Outcome
  • Patient Care: Health Maintenance/Disease Prevention
  • Patient Care: Pharmacotherapy
  • Patient Care: Clinical Interventions
  • Patient Care: Mixed Management
  • Practice-based Learning & Improvement
  • Professionalism
  • Systems-based Practice & Patient Safety
Table 3: Step 2 CK Discipline Specifications
  • Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Psychiatry

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