Licensing Exams

Test Accommodations

Test Accommodations for USMLE

Students seeking testing accommodations due to a disability for the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) or Step examinations must notify USMLE directly in writing each time they apply for a Step examination in which an accommodation is required. Please note that the processing time for these requests can take up to 60 business days. Medical documentation is required. Please click the link below for more information.

Test Accommodations for National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP)

If you need test-day accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act, download and complete the Request for Testing Accommodations form. Upload the completed form and supporting documentation in your NABP e-Profile during the online application process. If you do not upload your form at this time, your request may be delayed.

Testing accommodations will be made only with the authorization of NABP. Candidates approved for testing accommodations must schedule their examination appointments by contacting Pearson VUE’s accommodation department.

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Testing Accommodations for NBCRNA 

The NBCRNA complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). To ensure equal opportunity for all qualified persons, a candidate with a documented disability may request a reasonable testing accommodation by submitting a written request along with supporting documentation to the NBCRNA with their completed application. Supporting documentation includes the following:

1.  A written personal statement identifying the basis of your need for accommodation and how that impacts your testing ability.

2.  Documentation demonstrating previous testing accommodations being granted in similar test settings.

3.  A current, complete and comprehensive evaluation from a qualified healthcare professional performed within the past three years. Qualified healthcare professionals must be licensed or otherwise properly credentialed, who possess expertise in the disability for which the accommodations are sought and who have made an individualized assessment of the candidate that supports the need for the requested testing accommodations. 

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