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Prometrics exam

United States:

Medical exams for doctors are rigorous and standardized to ensure high-quality healthcare. These exams, such as the USMLE (United States Medical Licensing Examination), assess the knowledge and skills of medical professionals to practice medicine safely and effectively in the U.S. Passing these exams is a critical step for foreign-trained doctors seeking to practice medicine in the United States.

 

Saudi Arabia:

Healthcare professionals intending to work in Saudi Arabia are required to successfully pass the Saudi Ministry of Health's Prometric examination.

Qatar:

Medical specialists seeking employment in Qatar must acquire certification from the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QCHP). 

Oman:

The Oman Medical Specialty Board (OMSB) plays a pivotal role.To work in Oman, healthcare professionals are required to pass the Oman Prometric exam, and subsequently complete the Dataflow process.

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Physicians Licensure Requirements for working in Saudi Arabia, Qatar & Oman: 1. Must be graduates from formal recognized allopathic Medical Schools/College of Medicine which must be accredited by the concerned issuing authority of that Country. 2. For UAE graduates, the program and university must be accredited by the Ministry of Education (MOE/NQA). 3. Graduates with a basic degree in Osteopathy opting for licensure as specialists or consultants will be accepted if their specialization is obtained from one of the following: - American Board of Medical Specialties providing the specialty is accredited by ACGME. - Certificates of Specializations of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. 4. Physicians are required to successfully complete one (1) year i.e. 12 months’ internship post-graduation. 5. Applicants must hold a valid License/Registration to practice in their home country and/or country of last employment (where applicable). 6. Experience in the following specialties will be accepted when applying for General Practitioner title: - Cardiology. - Critical Care Medicine. - Emergency Medicine. - Family Medicine. - General Surgery. - Internal Medicine. - Obstetrics and Gynecology. - Pediatrics.

Nurses and Midwives Licensure Requirements for working in Saudi Arabia, Qatar & Oman: 1. Must be graduates from National and/or International recognized Nursing college/University. 2. Qualifications acquired through honorary nature, correspondence, or distance-learning are not counted towards the PQR requirements. 3. Required bachelor’s degree must be a minimum of three (3) years full-time course duration. 4. Non-UAE national graduates from UAE universities are required to successfully complete six (6) months clinical training post-graduation in an APS health facility (except for Registered & Assistant Nurse titles). 5. Applicants must hold a valid License/Registration to practice in their home country and/or country of last employment (where applicable). 6. Assistant Nurses and Assistant Midwives cannot work independently and shall work under a Registered Nurse or Registered Midwife. 7. Nurses and Midwives must hold a minimum of a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification or others according to the scope of practice. 8. The academic transcript must be submitted for credentialing purposes in which determination of disciplines shall be applied. 9. A clinical trainer accredited by one of the academically recognized body in the country will be granted a license to practice the profession of nursing, provided that he/she is registered with an Authority and in accordance with the criteria set by it and in a manner that does not conflict with Cabinet Resolution No. 20 of 2017. 10. Nurses qualified with a Bachelor’s Degree in nursing but are licensed as “Assistant Nurse” may apply for a title upgrade, provided that their experience as an assistant nurse has not exceeded five (5) years.

Exam pattern:

 

For “General Practice” under the category physicians :

Duration: 165 minutes

Type of questions: MCQ

Number of questions: 150

Pass score: 60%

 

For “Registered Nurses” under the category nurses:

Duration: 165 minutes

Type of questions: MCQ

Number of questions: 150

Pass score: 55%

 

For “Medical Laboratory Technologist” under the category Allied Healthcare Professionals:

Duration: 150 minutes

Type of questions: MCQ

Number of questions: 100

Pass score: 55%

Exam Requirements

1. Passport (Front and Back)

2. Photo (White background).

3. Degree certificate.

4. Transcripts

5. Experience letters.

6. Still working if applicable

7. Registration certificate

8. Good standing letter.

9. Updated CV

10. 10th Certificate.

11. 12th Certificate

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