Performance rates on National Licensure Examinations serve as an indicator of a quality professional education program to prospective students. The National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE) recently decided to allow the chiropractic colleges to publish the results of their students' performance on the various parts of the national examinations.
PART I of the National Board Exam consists of multiple-choice questions relating to each of the six basic science areas which include general anatomy spinal anatomy, physiology, chemistry, pathology, and microbiology and public health. NYCC students must have completed their fourth trimester at the time of the examination.
PART II of the National Board Exam consists of multiple-choice questions relating to six clinical science areas which include general diagnosis, neuromusculoskeletal diagnosis, diagnostic imaging, principles of chiropractic, chiropractic practice, and associated clinical sciences. NYCC students must have completed their sixth trimester at the time of the examination.
PART III is a written competency examination designed to assess clinical areas that are nationally accepted in light of common practice requirements. NYCC students are eligible to sit for this exam within nine months of graduation.
PART IV is a practical examination that is designed to assess clinical areas that are accepted as common practice requirements. NYCC students are eligible to sit for this exam after passing NBCE Parts I and II and are within six months of graduation. Part IV is recognized in 48 states as the practical component for state licensure.
Physiotherapy is an elective examination and eligible students must have completed 120 hours of course work in Physiotherapy before taking the exam.
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