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STEP 1 Subject Emphasis

Discussion in 'Step I' started by Dr Sardonicus, Jan 12, 2002.

  1. Dr Sardonicus

    Dr Sardonicus Junior Member
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    Hi,

    I have heard that the "big three" topics tested on STEP 1 are Physio, Path, and Parm. Is this true?

    Is there a percentage breakdown of how many questions are devoted to each topic?

    Other than for OMT, would these percentages be similar for the COMLEX and USMLE?

    Thanks.
     
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  3. Boomer

    Boomer Supreme Sooner Member
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    For COMLEX you can look at <a href="http://www.nbome.org" target="_blank">http://www.nbome.org</a>

    I think from there you need to click on NBOME examinations. It gives a breakdown kind of like what you're looking for, but it's more specific. For example, it list that 13-16% of cases on Step I are asymptomatic. Then a percentage for bleeding, pain, etc....

    Hope this is what you're looking for.
     

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