The first and second certifying examinations in adolescent medicine were administered jointly by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) and the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) on November 15,1994, to 295 candidates, and on November 18,1997, to 197 candidates including 170 who were taking the examination for the first time.
This report describes the certification process and the characteristics of those taking the first and second examinations in adolescent medicine.
The purposes of certification in adolescent medicine, consistent with the purposes of specialty boards, are to improve the quality of patient care during the second decade of life, expand and improve training to include a comprehensive and scientifically based approach to the care of young people as they enter adulthood, and stimulate faculty development and research for the problems of the adolescent population (1).
Certification addresses these goals by establishing rigorous standards for training, verifying the knowledge base of candidates through a written examination, and requiring periodic recertification. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Aptitude professionnelle, Médecine, Adolescent, Homme, Certification, Programme enseignement, Spécialité médicale, Personnel sanitaire, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Vocational aptitude, Medicine, Adolescent, Human, Certification, Educational program, Medical specialty, Health staff, United States, North America, America
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0056117
Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 31/05/1999.