ENT Saudi licensing exam:Pattern and Books to Study

ENT Saudi licensing exam questionsIn order to work as a ENT specialist in Saudi Arabia you need to clear ENT Saudi  licensing examination conducted by Saudi Commission for health specialities. After passing your exam you need to register in the scfhs database.


ENT Pearson Vue licensing examination pattern and duration

For ENT licensing you need to pass Pearson Vue licencing examination.The Test will be in a multi-choice style. There will be 150 multiple-choice questions and the length of the exam will be three hours.

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Topic distribution

1. General 8% 2. Otology and Otoneurology 18% 3. Pediatric 10% 4. Audiology and Speech 5% 5. Rhinology and Skull Base 18%

6. Head and Neck 15% 7. Facio Plastic / Reconstruction 8% 8. Laryngology 8% 9. Patient Safety 5% 10. Professionalism and Ethics 5%

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Pass score

The passing score needed for ENT Pearson Vue licensing examination is 65% as per SCFHS.

Books to study

1- Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Charles W.Cummings, Latest Edition.

2- Scott-Brown’s Otolaryngology, Latest Edition.

3- Essential Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery K.J.Lee, Latest Edition.

4- Professionalism and Ethics, Handbook for Residents, Practical guide, Prof. James Ware, Dr. Abdulaziz Fahad Alkaabba, Dr. Ghaiath MA Hussein, Prof. Omar Hasan Kasule, SCFHS, Latest Edition.

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5- Essentials of Patient Safety, SCHS, Latest Edition.

6- Bailey’s Head and Neck Surgery: Otolaryngology (2 volume set).