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This outline provides a common organization of SMLE content. The examination will emphasize certain parts of the outline, and no single examination will include questions on all aspects. Questions may include content that is not included in this outline.

Section Subject Contents     Section Subject Contents
Medicine
 
 
 
 
 
Cardiology
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Heart Failure
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiovascular risk reduction
  • Valvular heart diseases
  • Pericarditis / myocarditis
General Surgery Breast
  • Mastalgia
  • Nipple discharge
  • Breast mass approach
  • Breast mass in pregnancy
  • Breast cancer screening
  • Breast cancer
  • Benign breast disorders: proliferative and non-proliferative disease, breast abscess, mastitis
Pulmonology
  • Bronchial Asthma
  • COPD
  • Lung mass
  • Pleural effusion
  • Pulmonary embolism
Thyroid & Parathyroid
  • Neck mass evaluation
  • Thyroid nodule approach
  • Surgery for hyperthyroidism
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Complications of thyroidectomy
  • Primary hyperparathyroidism
  • 2ndry hyperparathyroidism
  • Tertiary hyperparathyroidism
Gastroenterology
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • GERD
  • IBD
  • Celiac disease
  • Pancreatitis
Adrenal
  • Surgical hypertension
  • Incidental adrenal mass
Hepatology
  • Acute viral hepatitis
  • Acute non-viral hepatitis
  • Chronic viral hepatitis
  • Complications of Liver cirrhosis
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Ascending cholangitis
GIT
  • GERD
  • Corrosive esophageal injury
  • Swallowing foreign body
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Upper GI bleeding
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Surgical management of Obesity
  • Lower GI bleeding
  • Appendicitis
  • Bowel obstruction
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Colon cancer screening
  • Colonic polyp
  • Colon cancer
  • Diverticular disease
  • PR bleeding
  • Anorectal conditions
  • Pilonidal sinus
Nephrology
  • Acute kidney injury
  • Chronic Kidney disease
  • Diagnosis of nephrotic syndrome
  • Hyper and hypokalemia
  • Hypo and hyper natremia
  • Primary HTN
  • Secondary HTN
Hepatobiliary
  • Biliary colic
  • Acute cholecystitis
  • Obstructive jaundice
  • Cholangitis
  • Hydatid liver disease
  • Liver abscess
  • Acute Pancreatitis
  • Chronic pancreatitis
  • Pancreatic cancer
Endocrine
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Diabetes (diagnosis)
  • Acute diabetic complications
  • Chronic diabetic complications
  • Prolactinoma
  • Adrenal insufficiency
  • Osteoporosis
Hernias
  • Inguinal hernia
  • Incisional, Umbilical and epigastric hernias
  • Obstructed hernia
  • Rectus sheet hematoma
Rheumatology
  • SLE
  • Gout
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Reactive arthritis
  • Reactive arthritis
Skin and subcutaneous lesions
  • Cellulitis
  • Necrotizing fasciitis
  • Lipoma
  • Tetanus prophylaxis
  • Soft tissue sarcoma
Hematology
  • Iron deficiency anemia
  • Megaloblastic anemia
  • Hemolysis
  • Thrombotic disorders
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Anticoagulant Rx management
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Acute leukemia (recognition)
Infectious Disease
  • H1N1
  • Meningitis
  • Meningitis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Infective endocarditis
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Chickenpox and shingles
  • Malaria and dengue fever
  • Soft tissue / bone / joint infections
  • Line related blood stream infections
  • Sexually transmitted infections (including HIV)
Neurology
  • TIA
  • Migraine
  • Ischemic stroke
  • Hemorrhagic stroke
  • Seizure disorders
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Spinal cord compression
Oncology
  • Lung cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Tumor lysis syndrome
  • Febrile neutropenia
  • Superior vena cava obstruction
Critical Care
  • Respiratory failure
  • Sepsis and septic shock
  • Hemorrhagic shock
  • Cardiac tamponade
  • Massive PE
  • Cardiogenic Shock
Geriatrics
  • Falls
  • Dementia
  • Acute confusional state
Psychiatry
  • Depression
  • Side effects of medications
  • Substance abuse
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Schizophrenia
 

Following subjects are covered in final exams.

 
Subject Weight % MCQs Basic Clinical Presentation Diagnosis Management
Anaesthesia & Critical Care 3% 10
Community Medicine 5% 16 5 2 5 4
Emergency Medicine 7% 20 5 3 7 5
Family Medicine 7% 20 5 3 7 5
Internal Medicine 16% 48 10 6 18 14
Surgery 16% 48 10 6 18 14
Obstetrics & Gynaecology 13% 38 7 5 15 11
Paediatrics 16% 48 10 6 18 14
Psychiatry 5% 16 5 2 5 4
ENT 3% 10
Ophthalmology 3% 10
Dermatology 3% 10
Research 2% 6
Total 100% 300

Note: Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-5% in each category

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The SMLE is an exam that evaluates your readiness to practice and/or proceed to postgraduate training. It consists of 300 MCQs which may include up to 20 pilot questions. It is a six-hour MCQ examination with scheduled breaks. It is divided into three sections of 100 questions each with time allocation of 120 minutes for each part.

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All General Practitioners (GP) professionals (Who have 3+ years of experience) must schedule OMSB family medicine exam not General Practitioner

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Passing marks criteria is set at 60% for Oman prometric Exams.

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NHRA (National Health Regulatory Authority is responsible for conducting BMLE Exams.

BMLE stands for Bahrain Medical Licensure Exam

Registration fee for MOH Exam in UAE is AED. 100.00. This fee is applicable for Physicians, Dentists & Pharmacists. MOH Exam fee for Nurses & Technicians is AED. 50.00.

Apart from above mentioned fee, which is for Computer Based Testing (CBT) Pre-booking Exam Fees, around US$ 73.57 is applicable by Pearson Vue Fee / UAEU Computer Based Testing.

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