Training and Initial Certification

2017-2018 Exam Dates
 
Written Exam: December 11
Oral Exam:  June 8-9
Application:  September 15


Board Elgible
 
The Board will recognize an individual as being "Board Eligible" when he/she has an approved application on file with the Board.

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News

Pearson Testing Centers Registration
Eligible candidates for the ABTS Part I (Written) Exam are now able to register at Pearson for their test center.  Letters were sent to candidates with instruction on how to contact Pearson.   

New Operative Index Case Requirements

The ABTS approved new Operative Index Case Requirements that affect all Residents, including those in Traditional, Integrated and Joint (4/3) Training Programs. The Board also approved new Operative Index Case Requirements for the I6 Junior Years (PGY 1-3). The new requirements went into effect on July 1, 2017.