Office for Professional Development

Pathway Program for Health Care Professionals: USMLE and NBDE Review Courses

A Joint providership program of NSU and Becker Professional Education, Inc.

These educational opportunities are designed for international health care professionals to provide a deeper knowledge and understanding of evidence-based health care and professional licensure system in the United States. The Program's diverse staff includes NSU faculty and outstanding educators from around the world.

Integrated Basic Sciences for the Health Care Professional

Length: 6 months

Program Description: The Integrated Basic Science Advanced Education Certificate curriculum focuses on the basic sciences as it relates to the function of the human body. Participants in this program will study biochemical and physiological functions, anatomical and histological structures, epidemiology, immunology, and pharmacology. Program will prepare students for U.S. National Board Examinations.

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Integrated Basic Sciences - Intensive ReviewLength: 10 weeks

Program Description: This non-certificate program provides an intensive review of the basic sciences as it relates to the function of the human body. Participants in this program will study biochemical and physiological functions, anatomical and histological structures, epidemiology, immunology, and pharmacology. Program will prepare students for U.S. National Board Examinations Step 1

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Integrated Clinical Sciences for the Health Care Professional

Program Description:

Becker's Comprehensive Review at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida provides a thorough review and integrated approach to clinical science concepts to prepare you for the USMLE Step 2 CK.  The Comprehensive Review Program features 6 months of Clinical Science live lectures by Becker's expert faculty. Weekly seminars provide additional instruction and personal guidance on Clinical Sciences and topics including study skills, United States Licensure and Residency requirements.

Combine with Becker's Comprehensive Review for Step 1 for twelve months of intensive USMLE review.

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Integrated Clinical Sciences for the Health Care Professional - Intensive Review

Length: 10 weeks

Program Description:

Becker's Comprehensive Review at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida provides a thorough review and integrated approach to clinical science concepts to prepare you for the USMLE Step 2 CK.  The Comprehensive Review Program features 10 weeks of intensive Clinical Science live lectures by Becker's expert faculty. Weekly seminars provide additional instruction and personal guidance on Clinical Sciences and topics including study skills, United States Licensure and Residency requirements.

Combine with Becker's Comprehensive Review for Step 1 for twelve months of intensive USMLE review.

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Practical Experience for International Dental Graduates

Preparatory Course in Restorative Dentistry for International Dental Graduates

Course Description

NSU offers a preparatory course in restorative dentistry for international dentists. This course is geared towards individuals who may need better preparation in fixed and removable prosthodontics, operative dentistry, for the testing required by most U.S. dental schools as part of their admissions process.  The course features didactic and hands-on sessions supervised by NSU College of Dental Medicine faculty. The course includes a mock bench test and a detailed review of the results. Participants will be trained in the state-of-the-art Simulation Laboratory.

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ADA CERP - Continuing Education Recognition Program and Association for Continuing Dental Education Logos

Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. The College is a member of the Association for Continuing Dental Education, approved AGD/PACE program