News Article(s) tagged #exams


October 01, 2017 - Research

Published: ABPMR Research on Part I Dimensionality

High-stakes examinations, such as the Part I exam, should measure one dimension of a test-taker’s knowledge. Recently, research was conducted by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation regarding the Part I exam and its unidimensionality. The published article details the results of research on the Part I examination.

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September 06, 2017 - Resources

What To Do If a Weather Event Affects Examination Dates

Affected by Hurricanes Harvey or Irma? Wondering about the impact on our scheduled examination dates? Contact the board office for help.

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June 13, 2017 - Exam Results

Why Exam Results Take Weeks to Release

You studied, prepared, mapped your route, took a day off, and are finally done with your ABPMR exam. Now, more waiting as your exam results are processed internally. But if the exams are computerized, why do the results take weeks to be released? Read on for the details.

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October 01, 2016 - Research

Published: Rates of Candidate Success Correlated with Delays in Taking Exams

Do candidates for board certification wonder whether delaying taking the Part I or Part II Examination benefits their pass/fail rate? This study done by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s Education Committee found compelling results to that question.

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October 01, 2016 - Research

Published: ABPMR Research on Pass Rates for Exam Retakes

Findings from the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s Research Committee often benefit candidates on their pathway to board certification. This recently published article details the results of research on candidate performance and test retakes.

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