Is Comlex Level 2-PE required?

Is Comlex Level 2-PE required?

As passing COMLEX-USA Level 2-PE was a graduation requirement per accreditation standards for the Class of 2019 and earlier, these pathways do not apply (as graduation is part of these pathways).

What is the Comlex Level 2-PE?

-Performance Evaluation
The COMLEX-USA Level 2-Performance Evaluation (Level 2-PE) is a patient-presentation-based assessment of fundamental clinical skills evaluated through 12 encounters with standardized patients. Candidates assess problem-centered patient presentations.

How much does Comlex cost?


COMLEX-USA Cognitive Evaluations JULY 2018-JUNE 2019 JULY 2019-JUNE 2020
COMLEX-USA Level 1 $660 $660

What is the average Comlex Level 2 score?

What’s a good COMLEX Level 2-CE score? The historical mean of the COMLEX Level 2-CE ranges from 500-550. Anything over 600 is seen as competitive for most residencies, with scores over 700 putting you in the 90th percentile.

How many questions is Comlex Level 2?

The COMLEX-USA Level 2-CE contains 352 multiple choice questions related to diverse clinical and patient presentations and seven defined competency domains for osteopathic medical practice. The examination is divided into two 4-hour sessions.

How do I get a refund for Level 2 on PE?

How can I get a refund? Canceling any examination appointment, including COMLEX-USA Level 2-PE, will create a voucher, which you can either apply to a future examination or submit a request for a refund by using this form.

Is Comlex Level 2 PE pass fail?

For COMLEX-USA Level 2-PE, details about examination scoring are available in the Orientation Guide and at COMLEX-USA Level 2-PE pre-examination and post-examination FAQ, which can be found on the NBOME website. Level 2-PE is a conjunctive pass or fail criterion-based examination.

Is Comlex PE pass fail?

Our Board of Directors has approved the continued use of pass-fail only for the COMLEX-USA Level 2-PE clinical skills exam, and recommended further study related to the use of pass-fail as well as numerical scoring for COMLEX-USA Level 1, Level 2-CE and Level 3. Further updates will be provided as early as July 2020.

Should I take Comlex or Usmle first?

If you are advised to take both exams, take USMLE before COMLEX. COMLEX is required for both graduation and licensure, experts note, and the AMA and ACGME support use of it for DOs applying to residency programs. “I recommend taking USMLE first,” Dr. Halvorsen says.

How do I study for Level 2 Comlex?

COMLEX Level 2 Study Resources

  1. Your “General Review Book”: unlike with Step 1, unfortunately there aren’t really any great ones out there.
  2. First Aid for Step 1: this book is still high yield for Level 2/Step 2.
  3. OMT Review by Savarese: again, for OMM.
  4. UWorld: purchase a year-long subscription at the start of M3.

Is Comlex Level 2 Easy?

Comlex was tough, but nothing compared to usmle honestly. If you are good at biostats they are all easy, omm was easy, ethics were full of 50/50 questions but its going to be 50/50 for everybody.

Is Step 2 or Step 1 harder?

The majority of people do much better on Step 2 than on Step 1 even with less studying. This test focuses more on the next step in a patient presentation.