Part III

NBCE Examinations Section

Part III includes:

  • Case History
  • Physical Examination
  • Neuromusculoskeletal Examination
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Clinical Laboratory and Special Studies
  • Diagnosis or Clinical Impression
  • Chiropractic Techniques
  • Supportive Interventions
  • Case Management

The Part III Examination consists of two books, with a total of 110 standard multiple-choice questions and 10 case vignettes, broken down as follows:

  • Each book has 55 standard multiple-choice questions, plus five case vignettes
  • Each of the five case vignettes contains three extended multiple-choice questions
  • Each extended multiple-choice question requires three answers


The next Part III Examination will take place on:

  • Sunday,┬áSeptember 13, 2015

The deadline to apply for this examination is:

  • July 7, 2015

Applications will be available in late May 2015.