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“There are very few sources of practice questions for the preventive medicine board exam, so this is a big asset to anyone studying for the test. This question bank is up-to-date and covers all the topics that are most likely to be tested on the real exam. The questions really mirror the length and format of the items on the actual test. A highly recommended resource for preventive medicine trainees and those doing MOC!”MD Certified in Preventive Medicine
Key Preventive Medicine Board Review Features
Preventive Medicine Board Review Topics Covered:
- Health Services Management (Systems-Based Practice)
- Epidemiology and Biostatistics
- Clinical Preventive Medicine
- Behavior and Mental Health
Information about the ABPM Public Health and General Preventive Medicine Certification Examination
The core exam covers the basics of Preventive Medicine in addition to basic content in General Preventive Medicine.
What does the Public Health and General Preventive Medicine Exam Cover?
As outlined by the ABPM Public Health and General Preventive Medicine Content Outline, the core exam questions cover the basics of Public Health including epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health, and health services management and administration as well as basic content in General Preventive Medicine.
Public Health and General Preventive Medicine Exam:
- Clinical Preventive Medicine 30%
- Health Services Administration (Systems-Based Practice) 30%
- Epidemiology 15%
- Environmental Health 15%
- Biostatistics 10%
How long is the Preventive Medicine Board Exam?
The Preventive Medicine certification examination is a 4.5 hour exam consisting of 200 questions. 50 of these questions cover Core Preventive Medicine topics. The remaining 150 questions cover Public Health specialty content.
What are the question formats for the exam?
All questions are multiple choice, best single answer. Specific questions may have a clinical vignette, an experimental or epidemiological observation, a definition or classification, an administrative problem, an application of a principle or regulation, or any situation which might be faced by a specialist in practice. The pass rate for the Public Health and General Preventive Medicine Certification Examination in 2021 was 83%.
Learn more about the Preventive Medicine Board Exam on the blog
Are you looking for additional content as you prepare for the Public Health and General Preventive Medicine Certification Examination? Visit the Preventive Medicine section of our blog. You’ll discover free practice questions and other resources to help you study for the Public Health and General Preventive Medicine Board Exam.
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The American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) has approved this activity for a maximum of 40 LLSA credits towards American Board of Preventive Medicine MOC Part II requirements.
BoardVitals is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. BoardVitals designates this Internet Enduring Material for a maximum of 40 AMA PRA Category 1™ Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Further Preventive Medicine CME info found here.