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With capacity reduced at all Pearson VUE test centers to maintain safety, some appointments (less than 20%) to take the Internal Medicine Certification Examination have been canceled and must be rescheduled. If this applies to you, you should have received this email, which clarifies what your next steps are.

More than 68% of affected candidates have already rescheduled. So, be sure to reschedule soon if you haven’t done so already.

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At ABIM we are actively monitoring the ongoing spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and will post regular updates about any changes to scheduled assessments.
Scheduled for an assessment this year? ABIM is working with Pearson VUE to ensure your safety throughout your exam day. Learn more about what to expect at test centers.
Please follow the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the most up-to-date information on the virus.

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Hospice & Palliative Medicine Certification Exam

Hospice & Palliative Medicine Certification Exam Tutorial

ABIM strongly urges you to take the online tutorial before taking your exam. Becoming familiar with the exam will greatly improve your efficiency on exam day. Tutorials take about 30 minutes to complete and give you the opportunity to:

  • View the exam interface
  • Practice using the exam features including notes, strikethrough, and highlight
  • Access exam resources including tables of normal laboratory values
  • Mark questions for review and gain familiarity with the navigator functionality
  • Become aware of exam-specific innovations

Hospice & Palliative Medicine Certification Exam Tutorial


Tutorial Answer Key

Section II: Practice Questions

  • Advanced Media Player – D
  • Advanced Media Player – Video Controls – D
  • Advanced Media Player – Image Controls – C
  • Advanced Media Player – Audio Controls – A
  • Basic Caliper – C
  • IM Calculator Page 1 – A
  • IM Calculator Page 2 – A
  • Sound – A
  • Video – D

Tutorial Requirements for Windows

  • Internet access
  • Windows 7 or newer
  • Web Browsers:
  • Internet Explorer – 11+
  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox – 23+
  • Safari – 6.0.5+
  • High resolution monitor (1024 x 768 recommended), with high color (16 bit)
  • Microsoft compatible mouse or pointing device

Tutorial Requirements for Macintosh

  • Internet access
  • Web Browser:
  • Safari – 6.0.5+
  • High resolution monitor (1024 x 768 recommended), with high color (16 bit)
  • Computer compatible mouse or pointing device

Note: the tutorial is not currently iPad compatible.

If you experience technical difficulties using the tutorial, call 1-800-441-ABIM or send us an email.