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Anesthesiology Special Purpose Examination (ASPEX)
We offer the on-demand Anesthesiology Special Purpose Examination (ASPEX) for diplomates who must establish they have passed a secure, medical-knowledge exam within the last 10 years to gain a state medical license. You will not receive an ABA certificate upon passing the ASPEX.
The ASPEX is a four-hour, computer-based exam with 200 multiple-choice questions with a single best answer for each question. The exam assesses general and anesthesiology-related medical knowledge.