26 Aug 2014
August 26, 2014

Question of the day – August 26

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The correct response to Monday’s question is a. Borrelia burgdorferi. Today’s sample question is from the Part II subject of General Diagnosis. Burning epigastric pain that is relieved by eating is most characteristic of _______. biliary colic peptic ulcer cholelithiasis acute hepatitis   read more →

25 Aug 2014
August 25, 2014

Question of the day – August 25

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The correct response to Friday’s question is c. cell division; macrocytic. Today’s sample question is from the Part I subject of Microbiology. Which spirochete occurs in the blood of an individual with erythema chronicum migrans? Borrelia burgdorferi Leptospira interrogans Treponema pallidum Borrelia recurrentis   read more →

22 Aug 2014
August 22, 2014

Question of the day – August 22

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The correct response to Thursday’s question is a. ornithine. Today’s sample question is from the Part I subject of Pathology. Folic acid deficiency affects ______ and causes ______ anemia. hemoglobin synthesis; macrocytic hemoglobin synthesis; microcytic cell division; macrocytic cell division; microcytic   read more →

21 Aug 2014
August 21, 2014

Question of the day – August 21

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The correct response to Wednesday’s question is b. sarcoplasmic reticulum. Today’s sample question is from the Part I subject of Chemistry. Arginase catalyzes the enzymatic conversion of arginine into ________ and urea. ornithine alanine lysine citrulline   read more →

20 Aug 2014
August 20, 2014

Question of the day – August 20

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The correct response to Tuesday’s question is b. synchondrosis. Today’s sample question is from the Part I subject of Physiology. Which of these is the major source of calcium ions in the excitation-contraction coupling of cardiac muscle? Purkinje fibers sarcoplasmic reticulum mitochondria intercalated disc read more →

19 Aug 2014
August 19, 2014

Question of the day – August 19

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The correct response to Monday’s question is a. head of the ulna. Today’s sample question is from the Part I subject of Spinal Anatomy. The presence of hyaline cartilage is characteristic of what joint classification? symphysis synchondrosis syndesmosis schindylesis read more →

18 Aug 2014
August 18, 2014

Question of the day – August 18

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From now until September 12, we will post a sample test item each week day to assist our examinees in preparing for the upcoming NBCE written exams. Here is today’s sample question from the Part I subject of General Anatomy. The ulnar notch articulates with the ______. head of the ulna head of the radius.. read more →

15 Aug 2014
August 15, 2014

Sample exam questions

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Each week day from August 18 through September 12, a new question will be posted to the NBCE website at www.nbce.org/nbce-blog. The questions will also be posted to the NBCE’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com. The questions have been retired from the current NBCE item pool. They have been selected to reflect all written exams include Parts I,.. read more →

21 Jul 2014
July 21, 2014

Late Application Cutoff

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Applications for the September 2014 written examinations must be postmarked by Tuesday, July 22, 2014. All applications must include a $50 late fee. Applications postmarked after July 22 will not be accepted. read more →

09 Jul 2014
July 9, 2014

Video about Part I CBT

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CBT test takers should watch this demonstration video: http://nbce.wpengine.com/cbt-demonstration-video/ read more →