A Self-Assessment Examination Series compatible with the COMLEX Examination Series
Designed to gauge a candidate’s knowledge base and ability to prepare for the COMLEX-USA examination series. COMSAE is not intended to predict performance on any of the COMLEX-USA examinations.
Used by osteopathic medical students and residents, this three-phase self-assessment examination series is designed to gauge a candidate’s knowledge base and ability to prepare for the COMLEX examination series. COMSAE is not intended to predict performance on any of the COMLEX examinations. Each COMSAE examination is presented in a format and structure similar to the COMLEX examinations.
|COMSAE Phase 1
||Assessment of Foundational Biomedical Sciences and Osteopathic Principles and Practice
|COMSAE Phase 2
||Assessment of Fundamental Clinical Sciences for Osteopathic Medical Practice
|COMSAE Phase 3
||Assessment of Competencies for Osteopathic Medical Practice
Beginning in January of 2021, the new COMSAE Phase 1 and COMSAE Phase 2 examination forms will consist of 176 items.
The new Phase 1 forms are intended for use by candidates the COMLEX-USA Level 1 after May 1, 2021. NBOME recommends that candidates taking COMLEX-USA Level 1 before May 1, 2021 take the 200 question COMSAE.
Want another option to prepare for COMLEX-USA?
The NBOME has developed a new assessment called WelCOM. The WelCOM assessment series is offered on the CATALYST platform. The content is also aligned to COMLEX-USA examinations (Currently for Level 1 and 2-CE). It provides osteopathic medical students and residents with an alternative means of reinforcing their medical knowledge by assessing their strengths and weaknesses in their knowledge of osteopathic medicine. For more information see the WelCOM page.