In 2017, the NPLEX Part I – Biomedical Science Examination will be administered on Tuesday, February 7th and August 1st. The NPLEX Part II – Core Clinical Science Examination will be administered Wednesday-Friday, February 8th, 9th, and 10th, and August 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. The NPLEX Part II – Clinical Elective Examination in Minor Surgery will be administered on Wednesday, February 8th and August 2nd. The NPLEX Part II – Clinical Elective Examination in Acupuncture will be administered on Thursday, February 9th and August 3rd. 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.