Emergency Medicine Item Writing Needs
This resource information is only intended for use by registered ABPS subject matter experts.
Updated February 2020
When writing new items, we ask that you focus on areas of greatest need, as indicated by the table below:
|Category||Number of Items Needed|
|01- Administrative and Legal Aspects, Disaster Medicine, and Emergency Medical Services||13|
|02- Cardiovascular Disorders|
|03- Dermatologic Disorders||18|
|04- Ear, Nose, and Throat||15|
|05- Endocrine, Metabolic, and Nutritional Disorders|
|06- Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Disorders||4|
|07- Hematologic, Oncologic, and Immunologic Disorders|
|08- Infectious Disease|
|09- Nephrologic Disorders||12|
|10- Neurologic Disorders|
|11- Obstetrics and Gynecology||2|
|12- Ophthalmologic Disorders|
|13- Orthopedic Disorders||18|
|14- Pediatric Disorders|
|16- Procedures and Skills||10|
|17- Pulmonary and Respiratory Disorders||4|
|18- Psychiatric and Behavioral Disorders||19|
|19- Toxicology and Environmental Disorders|
|20- Traumatic Disorders||9|
|21- Urogenital Disorders||17|
If you are in need of assistance with your assignment, please contact Certification staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here for the ABPS Item Writing Guide.
Click here for step by step instructions on how to submit items.