Part II CSPE Exam information is now available. Learn more by clicking here.

Invitation to Participate in The NBPME Parts I & II Practice Analysis Survey

The National Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners (NBPME) commissioned a practice analysis study to update the Parts I & II Examination. The practice analysis survey below is designed to elicit your input on the process. The results of the study will be used to update the test specifications for the Parts I & II Examination. We would greatly appreciate your input to this very important project.

The online survey will take approximately 30 minutes to complete and most questions take just seconds to answer. You also have the option to save and complete the survey in multiple sessions.

To thank you for your participation, the National Board of Podiatric Medicine (NBPME) is offering five $100 Amazon gift cards.

Participation in the drawing is optional. You will be contacted via email if you are a winner after the survey closes. All of the information you provide will be kept confidential.


To access the survey, please click on the following website or copy the website to your Web browser:

NBPME Parts I & II Practice Analysis Survey

Your completed survey should be submitted by Sunday, January 15, 2017 (8:00 PM EDT).

Exam Fee Adjustment to Apply in 2017

The Board approved a change to the fee structure to take effect with the July 2017 Part I examination. Test fees for all written exams (not including Part II CSPE) will increase $25. The board took this action as part of considering the annual budget in recognition of the substantial costs incurred by the CSPE initiative. Board members agreed that increasing written fees by a relatively small amount was preferable to attempting to cover costs by CSPE charges alone.

The 2017 Part II exam fees and the June 2017 Part III exam fee will remain at $900. The Part II fee will increase $25 beginning with the January 2018 exam. The Part III fee will increase $25 beginning with the December 2017 exam.

What is APMLE?

The American Podiatric Medical Licensing Examinations (APMLE) are qualifying tests currently recognized or utilized by legal agencies governing the practice of podiatric medicine in the states, provinces, and federal agencies listed in the Candidate Bulletin.

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