In 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.
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%
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.
5- Essentials of Patient Safety, SCHS, Latest Edition.
6- Bailey’s Head and Neck Surgery: Otolaryngology (2 volume set).