QE1 - Qualifying Exam Part 1

Computer based exam
3.5 hours consisting of 196 multiple choice questions + 4 hours for clinical decision making(CDM) (short-menu and short-answer)
Assesess the competence of candidates who have obtained their medical degree or for entry into a supervised clinical practice in postgraduate training programs
Qualifying Exam Part 1 is designed to assess a candidate’s knowledge in the following general areas:
Internal Medicine, Surgery, Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Population health and the considerations of the legal, ethical and organizational aspects of the practice of medicine

Please refer to the Canadian Medical Exam website for a complete guide to the examination and dates of the exams.

QE2 - Qualifying Exam Part 2

3 hour clinical exam essential for medical licensure in Canada (prior to entry into an independent clinical practice)
Exam contains a series of 5 and 10 minute clinical stations
Includes problems in Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Preventive Medicine and Community Health, Psychiatry and Surgery, as well as in similar disciplines considered essential for competence in general medicine and health care

Please refer to the Canadian Medical Exam website for a complete guide to the examination and dates of the exams.

MCCEE - Evaluating Exam

*** Will be discontinued in 2019 ***

4 hour computer based exam
Offered in both French and English
Can be written in 500 centers in 80 countries worldwide
International medical graduates (IMGs), international medical students in their first clinical year and US osteopaths must take the Evaluating Exam as a prerequisite for the MCC Qualifying Exams.
The Evaluating Exam consists of 180 multiple choice questions (mcqs)
The Evaluating Exam questions cover the following topics:
Child Health, Maternal Health, Adult Health, Mental Health, and Population Health, General Practice and Ethics.

Please refer to the Canadian Medical Exam website for a complete guide to the examination and dates of the exams.

NAC OCSE - National Assessment Collaboration Objective Structured Clinical Examination

This is an exam that assesses the readiness of an IMG for entrance into a Canadian medical residency program. Through a series of clinical scenarios, the NAC OSCE tests knowledge skills and attitudes essential for entry into postgraduate training.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

NAC OSCE is accepted by the Canadian Residency Matching Service as part of the application.
This exam is available twice a year at different centres within Canada only.
12 patient doctor simulations