In 2018, the NPLEX Part I – Biomedical Science Examination will be administered on Tuesday, February 6th and August 7th. The NPLEX Part II – Core Clinical Science Examination will be administered Wednesday-Friday, February 7th, 8th, and 9th, and August 8th, 9th, and 10th. The NPLEX Part II – Clinical Elective Examination in Minor Surgery will be administered on Wednesday, February 7th and August 8th. The NPLEX Part II – Clinical Elective Examination in Acupuncture will be administered on Thursday, February 8th and August 9th. The NPLEX Part II – Clinical Elective Examination in Pharmacology will be administered on Friday, February 9th and August 10th. For more information, see Exam Schedules and Important Dates.
NPLEX has developed a new ELECTIVE examination in clinical pharmacology, which will be administered by NABNE for the first time in August 2017.
The new Elective Pharmacology Examination (EPE) will have 75 items that test the knowledge needed to prescribe drugs.