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Five-year summary of COMLEX-USA Level 2-PE examinee performance and survey data
Journal of the American Osteopathic Association
  • E. E. Langenau, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • C. Dyer
  • W. L. Roberts
  • C. Wilson
  • J. Gimpel
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2010
Disciplines
Abstract
The authors present data on examination format and examinee demographics, performance, and survey results for the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination-USA Level 2-Performance Evaluation (COMLEX-USA Level 2-PE) from the first five testing cycles (2004-2005 to 2008-2009). First-time examinees in the 2004-2005 testing cycle had a pass rate of 96.1%, compared with a pass rate of 94.7% for first-time examinees in the 2008-2009 testing cycle. Pass rates were fairly consistent across all testing cycles. Based on postexamination survey results from all testing cycles, the majority of examinees reported that the cases in COMLEX-USA Level 2-PE represented appropriate challenges for fourth-year osteopathic medical students. The majority of examinees also reported that comprehensive standardized patient-based examinations and exercises were administered through their colleges of osteopathic medicine. In addition, survey results indicated overall satisfaction among examinees with the administration of COMLEX-USA Level 2-PE.
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This article was published in Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, Volume 110, Issue 3, Pages 114-125.

The published version is available at http://www.jaoa.osteopathic.org/content/110/3/114.long .

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Citation Information
E. E. Langenau, C. Dyer, W. L. Roberts, C. Wilson, et al.. "Five-year summary of COMLEX-USA Level 2-PE examinee performance and survey data" Journal of the American Osteopathic Association Vol. 110 Iss. 3 (2010) p. 114 - 125
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