USMLE Step 3

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BoardVitals USMLE Step 3


BoardVitals USMLE Step 3 is a test question bank used to prepare for the Step 3 exam.  The exam is recognized by the Federation of State Medical Boards and the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME).  It tests the ability of student to apply knowledge gained in coursework to the practice of medicine.  Th product contains over 1,200 test questions and covers all categories included in the exam.  They are:

  • Bioethics/Ethics
  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Immunology/Rheumatology
  • Neurology
  • OB/GYN
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmaceutical Advertisements
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonology
  • Renal
  • Research Abstracts



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User tools and features

In the USMLE Step 3 test prep resource, all questions provide detailed answers.  Customized exams may be taken in Review (self-paced) or Timed modes.  Question order may be selected, either Random or By Rating.  Users also have the option of selecting the number of questions to be contained in each sample exam; all sample exams cab be created by selecting options from drop-down menus and clicking on the “Create Exam” button to begin testing

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Most recent; prep questions for latest version of the exam

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Test question bank.

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