This book contains the policies for the new staged exams (BASIC, ADVANCED and APPLIED Examinations). Residents who will complete their training on or after June 30, 2016 will take the staged exams.
- Details are provided about the 2017 launch of the APPLIED Exam, which will only include the SOE component.
- Details are provided about the OSCE component of the APPLIED Exam, which launches in 2018.
- Physicians must now attest to their clinical activity every three years while in the exam system.
- Physicians who graduate from an American Osteopathic Association-approved anesthesiology residency program in the United States or its territories on or after the date the program receives full accreditation by the ACGME will receive ABA credit for their CA 1-3 years of satisfactory training in the newly accredited program.