2016 Orthopaedic In-Training Examination (OITE)
The most comprehensive self-testing tool
Measure your knowledge in a rapidly changing profession
Access the latest information in 10 orthopaedic specialty areas, while earning CME credits, and preparing for recertification. Test your clinical thinking skills with 275 challenging questions that require you to recall information, apply knowledge, and interpret clinical data to solve a problem.
Updated annually with new questions and content, OITE is a relevant learning tool to evaluate your understanding of the foundation of orthopaedic knowledge, compare your results with your peers, and fill in any gaps. Online access allows you to complete the exam anywhere you have internet access; move at your own pace or complete the exam straight through to simulate an examination setting. Upon completion, you will have access to the OITE Study Guide, including preferred responses, recommended readings, and discussions that help you discern between the preferred and incorrect responses to help you target areas for further study.
The OITE helps you evaluate your knowledge necessary to:
• Determine appropriate patient management for patients presenting with musculoskeletal conditions
• Interpret patient data for making clinical decisions
• Apply basic science principles in diagnosing and developing patient management plans for musculoskeletal diseases
• Integrate relevant evidence-based information regarding treatment procedures into your patient practice
• Review fundamental principles of orthopaedic surgery
Submit answers for central scoring – February 1, 2017; June 1, 2017
Those who submit before February 1, 2017 will be included in the first scoring and comprise the Norm Group. Participants of the Norm Group will receive a score report including: total score, mean scores by content domain, comparative scores with a group of orthopaedic surgeons, and a percentile rank.
Those who submit between February 1 and June 1, 2017 will receive a score report without a percentile rank.
Earn up to 20 AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit(s)™ by completing this exam. CME credits earned are applied to the scored and recorded self-assessment requirement (SAE) as mandated by the ABOS Maintenance of Certification (MOC) process and will count toward the CME credit requirement as well.
If you have already purchased this self-assessment program, you may log in and begin taking it here.