Presentation on theme: "DATNBDE 1NBDE 2CRDTS/NERB What is NBDE part I? National Board Dental Examination I Assess the ability to understand important information from basic."— Presentation transcript:
What is NBDE part I? National Board Dental Examination I Assess the ability to understand important information from basic biomedical and dental sciences and also the ability to apply such information in a problem-solving context. Assists state boards in determining qualifications of dentists who seek licensure to practice dentistry.
What is NBDE part I? Optional Tutorial15 min Discipline-based, multiple-choice test items with 3-5 testlets (~200 items) 3.5 hrs Optional Break1 hr maximum Discipline-based, multiple-choice test items with 3-5 testlets (~200 items) 3.5 hrs Optional post-examination Survey15 min
What is NBDE part I? Anatomic Sciences Biochemistry-Physiology Microbiology-Pathology Dental Anatomy and Occlusion
Microbiology-Pathology (100qs) General Microbiology (20) Reactions of Tissue to Injury (10) Immunology and Immunopathology (at least 3 on oral immunology) (13) Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology of Specific Infectious Diseases (at least 8 on oral diseases) (22) Systemic Pathology (22) Growth Disturbances (12) Professional Ethics/Patient Management (1)
Dental Anatomy and Occlusion (100qs) Tooth Morphology (43) Pulp Cavity Morphology (5) Calcification and Eruption (6) Principles of Occlusion and Function (37) Clinical Considerations—Tooth Morphology and Anomalies (8) Professional Ethics/Patient Management (1)
Passing Score Standard Score of 75 The National Board examinations are criterion-referenced; candidates are not graded on a curve or comparison to others but against a pre-determined standard.
Policy Changes and Dates of Implementation: Effective January 1, 2010, candidates who pass any National Board examination (Part I, Part II, or Dental Hygiene) are not allowed to retest unless required by a State Board. The implementation of a Pass/Fail scoring system for National Board examinations (Part I, Part II and Dental Hygiene) will take effect on January 1, 2012.
UIC Policy (Specific dates for the Class of 2013) January 7 th 2011 – the date by which we had to make the first attempt to pass NBDE Part I May 13 th 2011- the date by which the Office of Academic Affairs has to obtain a copy of the report verifying that a student have received a PASS on NBDE Part I Must Pass to participate in clinic activities.
Registration www.ada.org www.ada.org Education & Carriers Testing National Board Dental Examinations Follow the link to retrieve your DENTPIN Follow the link to Part 1 Fill out and submit application $300- non-refundable Wait for approval of eligibility email
Scheduling the test http://www.prometric.com/ADA/default.htm http://www.prometric.com/ADA/default.htm Schedule 60-90 days prior to the desired testing date. Rescheduling or canceling testing appointment must be done 2 business days in advance (before noon ET) Rescheduling fee applies
Day of the test Report to the prometric center 30 min before scheduled appointment Bring 2 IDs The name on your IDs must match exactly with the name on your NBDE Part I application.
Test Results Delivered to you by mail in 3-4 weeks If you want to report scores to additional schools or programs or want an additional report for yourself, the fee is $25 for each additional score report. Please do not request additional score reports if you tested less than four weeks ago. Many of our classmates were receiving their scores within 10 business days of the test. Bring the official score report to Lea Alexander, Director of Academic Affairs and Registrar, Room 202D