Chapter 9. Computer-Based Testing for Professional Licensing and Certification of Health Professionals

  1. Dave Bartram2 and
  2. Ronald K. Hambleton3
  1. Donald E. Melnick and
  2. Brian E. Clauser

Published Online: 9 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470712993.ch9

Computer-Based Testing and the Internet: Issues and Advances

Computer-Based Testing and the Internet: Issues and Advances

How to Cite

Melnick, D. E. and Clauser, B. E. (2005) Computer-Based Testing for Professional Licensing and Certification of Health Professionals, in Computer-Based Testing and the Internet: Issues and Advances (eds D. Bartram and R. K. Hambleton), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470712993.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    SHL Group plc, Thames Ditton, Surrey, UK

  2. 3

    University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA

Author Information

  1. National Board of Medical Examiners, Philadelphia, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470861929

Online ISBN: 9780470712993

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Keywords:

  • health professionals;
  • individual autonomy;
  • national governments;
  • social boundaries;
  • potential profound impact

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Overview of Professional Regulation of Doctors in the Us

  • Computer-Based Testing in the Regulation of Us Health Professionals

  • Examination for Medical Licensure in the Us—Usmle

  • Computer-Based Usmle

  • CBT Allows Innovative Test Formats-Primumtm™ CLINICAL CASE SIMULATIONS

  • Lessons Learned in Implementing CBT

  • Operational Challenges of Computer-Based Testing

  • Future Potential from CBT

  • References