COVID-related testing information:

Testing candidates: Most Pearson Professional Centers (PPCs) are open for exam delivery. We also continue to deliver exams to any third-party test centers (PVTC and PVTC Selects) with the ability to operate, though some may be operating at limited or changed capacity based on their own discretion or in response to government mandates.

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ABA Certification Testing

ABA Certification Testing

We are working to increase appointment availability for the Sept. 12 administration of the Pain Medicine Exam. Additional appointments will be available May 7. We appreciate your patience until then.

The American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) is offering the Primary Certification Part 1 Examination, Maintenance of Certification Examination (MOCA), Pain Medicine Initial Certification Examination, Pain Medicine Recertification Examination, Critical Care Medicine Initial Certification Examination, Critical Care Medicine Recertification Examination, and Pediatric Anesthesiology Certification Examination through Pearson VUE. The ABA is solely responsible for exam development, scoring, and reporting of results.

Downloads

Downloads Format Size
ABA Tutorial and Practice Exam MSI (EXE) 44.2 MB

* Windows-based PC required; Tutorial is not available for Mac platforms

Tutorial System Requirements

All computers at Pearson Professional Centers are Windows-based PCs.

  • Pentium III PC or compatible, 1 GHz (Pentium 4, 2 GHz recommended). Macintosh computers are not supported.
  • 512 MB of RAM
  • 60 MB of empty hard disk space
  • Microsoft Windows XP or 2000 (home or professional version), English edition. The content appears only in English.
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 or higher
  • Super VGA (800 x 600) or higher resolution monitor (1024 x 768 recommended) with high color (16 bit)
  • Microsoft compatible mouse or pointing device
  • Internet access is not required when viewing the tutorial or practice exams.
Last updated 2020-05-01