Maintained and Updated as of 2023
There are 325 questions on the Emergency Medicine exam divided into twenty one categories: Administrative and Legal Aspects, Disaster Medicine, and Emergency Medical Services (3%), Cardiovascular Disorders (11%), Dermatologic Disorders (3%), Ear, Nose & Throat (5%), Endocrine, Metabolic, & Nutritional Disorders (2%), Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Disorders (7%), Hematologic, Oncologic, and Immunologic Disorders (2%), Infectious Diseases (4%), Nephrologic Disorders (3%), Neurologic Disorders (6%), Obstetrics and Gynecology (5%), Ophthalmologic Disorders (3%), Orthopedic Disorders (7%), Pediatric Disorders (6%), Pharmacology (2%), Procedures & Skills (3%), Pulmonary & Respiratory Disorders (6%), Psychiatric and Behavioral Disorders (3%), Toxicology and Environmental Disorders (5%), Traumatic Disorders (11%), and Urogenital Disorders (3%).
The Emergency Medicine exam is 6 hours and 30 minutes long.
The passing score for the Emergency Medicine exam is dependent on each version of the exam, and is based on predetermined standards of acceptable performance.
Passing the Emergency Medicine exam grants the test taker Emergency Medicine certification.
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